Kenneth Latz is a Senior Managing Director and leader of the Firm’s Private Fund Services practice area and also a key contact for the Retail, Consumer Products and Direct Marketing industry. Mr. Latz has nearly 20 years of experience in private equity, financial and operational restructuring, merger and acquisition advisory services and the management of performing and under-performing companies.
As leader of the Firm’s Private Fund Services practice, Mr. Latz oversees the deployment of the Firm’s strategy for the provision of portfolio management and other advisory services to private capital fund stakeholders to help maximize the value of investments during periods of fund-level transition, recapitalization, restructuring or distress. The group also pursues and manages direct secondary investments of equity and debt portfolios in partnership with select capital partners.
As a restructuring advisor, Mr. Latz has represented the interests of debtor and creditor constituencies in out-of-court restructurings and formal bankruptcy settings in a variety of industries, including automotive, manufacturing, retail, consumer products, healthcare, distribution, telecommunications and technology.
Mr. Latz has also served in various executive management roles for performing and under-performing companies including, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Restructuring Officer, Corporate Controller and Treasurer across a variety of industries and situations.
Prior to rejoining Conway MacKenzie, Mr. Latz was Chief Financial Officer of Spiegel Brands, Inc. , a direct marketer of women’s apparel with two iconic brands, where he played a critical role in the execution of a comprehensive financial and operational restructuring of the business. Prior to this role, Mr. Latz was the Director of Underwriting at a privately held distressed principal investment firm. Previously, Mr. Latz was a Manager in the Transaction Services practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers, and he began his career in the audit practice of Deloitte & Touche.
The following represents a summary of recent interim executive management roles undertaken by Kenneth Latz:
The following represents a summary of recent board of director roles undertaken by Kenneth Latz: