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Toni Vanderlaan - FTI Consulting

Toni Vanderlaan

  • Senior Managing Director
  • Corporate Finance & Restructuring
  • T: +1 416 649 8100
  • F: +1 416 649 8101
Connect with Me:
    • TD South Tower, 79 Wellington Street West
    • Toronto Dominion Centre, Suite 2010, P.O. Box 104
    • Toronto, ON, M5K 1G8
    • Canada
    • T: +1 416 649 8100
    • F: +1 416 649 8101

Toni Vanderlaan specializes in corporate restructuring and insolvency, advising companies, boards of directors, lending institutions and private equity funds. Ms. Vanderlaan has more than 20 experience spread across a broad range of industries including mining and mining services; oil and gas exploration and oilfield services; aircraft maintenance repair and overhaul; metal production and extrusion; quick service restaurants; biopharmaceuticals; media; forestry; travel and tourism; manufacturing and telecommunications.

Ms. Vanderlaan’s work includes assisting stakeholders of financially troubled companies, conducting business and lending due diligence reviews, developing and implementing reorganization strategies both in out-of-court restructurings and formal insolvency proceedings and managing divestiture processes on behalf of financially distressed organizations. Her experience ranges from private to public companies with an emphasis on monitoring assignments in multi-jurisdiction and cross-border situations under the Companies Creditor’s Arrangement Act (“CCAA”) and Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.

Ms. Vanderlaan has advised both debtor and creditors in distressed situations, conducted both buy-side and sell-side due diligence investigations and business reviews, analyzed business plans and financial forecasts and prepared financial analysis required to assist companies and creditors in making complex financial decisions.

Ms. Vanderlaan has been involved in numerous CCAA filings across Canada, assisting companies and their stakeholders to navigate the restructuring process. During the oil and gas crisis of 2014 to 2016 Ms. Vanderlaan spent two years working in FTI Consulting’s Houston office, as part of the Energy and Renewables team and gained experience advising lending syndicates and bond holders on deals with total debt in excess of $4 billion. Ms. Vanderlaan has also acted as the information officer in the recognition proceedings under Part IV of the CCAA and Chapter 15 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.

Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Ms. Vanderlaan was a vice president in the Corporate Advisory and Restructuring practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers. She has worked in Canada, the U.S., the UK, Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean and Asia.

Ms. Vanderlaan is a Licensed Insolvency Trustee, a member of the Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals; a Certified Turnaround Professional; a member of Turnaround Management Associate, where she serves as board member for the Toronto Network; a member of the International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation, where she currently serves as Chair and member of the Board of Directors for the Ontario Network. In 2013 she was recognized as the TMA Toronto’s Woman of the year in Restructuring.

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