Managing Director, Investment Banking // Restructuring

United States /
Portage Point Partners /
Investment Banking
/ Hybrid
Portage Point is an elite boutique business advisory, consulting, interim management and financial services firm providing an integrated suite of services across the business and investment lifecycle. We are an operationally-oriented and financially-grounded team with a broad range of expertise built to maximize value and align stakeholder interests while allowing us to guide clients through the most urgent and complex opportunities and challenges. Our expertise includes transaction advisory services, performance improvement and accelerated transformation, interim management, investment banking and financial restructuring. 
Named the 8th Fastest Growing Consultancy in 2020, listed on the Inc 5000 in 2021 and listed on the Financial Times list of The America’s Fastest Growing Companies in 2022 and 2023, the firm’s growth story and unique value proposition will provide the foundation for accelerated growth in the years ahead. To capitalize on the growth and enable the firm’s expansion the Managing Director, Restructuring Banker will work alongside the Head of Investment Banking to execute the practice line’s inaugural strategy. This is an opportunity to leverage bulge bracket investment banking expertise to expand and further enhance our ability to deliver creative, customized solutions to middle market clients.

The Managing Director, Restructuring Banker role offers an opportunity for the ideal candidate to leverage the firm’s rapidly expanding platform and work alongside the Head of Investment Banking to sell and deliver traditional investment banking services (i.e. sell and buy-side, capital markets, etc) involving middle market companies experiencing growth, transformation, transition, stress and / or distress, including liability management transactions, financings, M&A and restructuring solutions, whether implemented out-of-court or through bankruptcy. The role is a business development and client delivery leadership position that represents a unique opportunity for a highly capable professional with a proven track record and relevant network to make substantial contributions to overall firm growth. This is a key role in building the investment banking platform and enabling middle market clients to achieve their strategic priorities. Ultimately, the Managing Director, Restructuring Banker will focus on developing new and existing client relationships, leading challenging and complex engagements within a collaborative team environment as well as ensuring all aspects of engagements are delivered with the highest quality standards and impact. 


    • Selling engagements across a network of senior executives, private equity firms, entrepreneurs, lenders and lawyers
    • Driving business opportunities within own capabilities and cross-selling complementary service offerings
    • Continuously engaging a network of relationships to yield an active referral base of high-quality opportunities
    • Working with the Portage Point team (Associates to Managing Directors) to lead execution of all deliverable workflows necessary to consummate transactions for middle market companies undergoing growth, transformation, transition, stress and / or distress
    • Reviewing and analyzing client financial statements and projections, financial modeling, accounting, due diligence on balance sheet and P&Ls
    • Creating and presenting client deliverables
    • Negotiating, documenting and assisting in transaction execution


    • Bachelor’s degree from a top university required (Graduate Degree is a plus)
    • 14+ years of middle market restructuring transaction experience
    • Located or willing to self relocate to Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, or New York
    • Knowledge of bankruptcy law, valuation and credit agreements
    • Experience with privately held and sponsor-backed businesses
    • Commanding knowledge of current market terms and trends
    • Expertise in project management and client-facing activities, including leading client presentations, business development meetings, developing work plans, planning and execution of work, supervising team and coordinating with other internal and external service providers
    • Demonstrated ability to develop new business across a network of corporate relationships, private equity sponsors, lawyers and / or lenders
    • Experience supervising other professionals and acting in a manner that that serves to motivate, inspire and develop
    • Proven leader in the delivery of high-quality work that exceeds client expectations
    • Eagerness to be responsive at all times and act with urgency
    • Commitment to out-perform in high pressure, time-constrained environments
    • Applicable professional certification(s) are preferred


    • Highly competitive compensation with quarterly bonus payments, premium health insurance and 401(k) programs
    • The City of New York and the State of California require Portage Point to provide annual base salary information for this role. The annual base salary for this role is estimated to be $300,00 per year. This range represents the anticipated base salary for this position based upon a good faith and reasonable estimate. The final compensation for this position will be set based on the applicant’s qualifications (education, training, and/or experience related to this role), and therefore, may fall outside the range shown, depending on the circumstances

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