Richard S. Klein serves as Senior Managing Director in HCF’s New York Office. Rich is helping further expand the range and experience of HCF’s Special Situation and Restructuring Investment Banking services.
With nearly 27 years of investment banking experience Rich has advised boards of directors, official and ad hoc creditors’ committees, private equity sponsors, and various creditor constituencies on a wide array of restructurings, including Chapter 11 plans of reorganization, out-of-court restructurings, section 363 asset sales, rescue financings, and exchange offerings involving more than $75 billion of restructured liabilities. His industry experience spans aerospace and defense, consumer and retail, gaming, health care, industrials, restaurants, and technology.
Rich has represented creditors in some of the largest and most complicated restructurings including Adelphia Communications, Breitburn Energy, Caesars Entertainment Operating Company, Dean Foods, Frontier Communications, Gateway Casinos, GNC Holdings, Legacy Reserves, Overseas Shipholding Group, Patriot Coal, Sable Permian, and Seadrill. His notable company representations include Acis Capital Management, Agera Energy, Cobre del Mayo, Classic Party Rentals, Corner Bakery, LDK Solar Company, OnCure, Techniplas, TIMCO Aviation, and Vertellus Specialty Chemicals.
Before joining HCF, Rich held senior positions in the restructuring and special situations investment banking practices of Raymond James, Miller Buckfire, and Jefferies.