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November 30, 2015

Industry Veteran Hollingsworth Joins Phoenix Management Services

Atlanta, GA (November 30, 2015) —- Phoenix Management Services, a leading provider of sustainable, operationally focused solutions, is pleased to announce the appointment of Bayard Hollingsworth as Managing Director. Bayard joins the firm’s Atlanta, GA office to support its continued growth and expansion of services.

Bayard joins Phoenix with more than 20 years of experience in managing and advising clients in complex situations and working closely with clients to successfully identify and solve challenges in their operations and capital and organizational structure. Throughout his professional career, Bayard has served in a myriad of interim management positions assuming the roles of Chief Financial Officer, Chief Restructuring Officer, and Treasurer. Bayard has expertise in the areas of turnaround and restructuring, crisis and liquidity management, operational and profit improvement, and strategic and bankruptcy advisory. He has also served in a wide variety of roles in completing capital advisory assignments ranging from refinancings and recapitalizations, capital raise, complex restructuring and sell side M&A transactions. Bayard has extensive experience in the manufacturing, distribution, business services, consumer products, and food and beverage industries.

“We are extremely fortunate to add such a talented industry professional to the Atlanta office,” says James Fleet, Senior Managing Director and Shareholder of Phoenix. “Bayard’s breadth of skills and experiences make him ideal in serving the wide variety of clients and services provided by the Phoenix of today.”

Prior to joining Phoenix, as an industry veteran of more than twenty years, Bayard is long recognized within the Southeast marketplace having served clients on a national level. Bayard holds a Master of Business Administration from Erasmus University in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

For more information, read Bayard’s complete Phoenix biography.

About Phoenix:

For over 30 years, Phoenix has been effectively implementing operationally focused business solutions for middle-market companies across all economic situations. Our three service groups work together as stabilizing pillars to deliver creative solutions to unique business challenges. Phoenix Management Services® provides hands-on turnaround management assistance, complex restructurings, crisis and interim management, liquidity management and forecasting, and operational solutions. Phoenix Transaction Advisory Services provides quality of earnings review, management/organizational review, business integration, sell-side business preparation and other transaction related support. Phoenix Capital Resources® provides special situation banking solutions including M&A advisory, private placements of debt and equity, and complex balance sheet restructurings. Phoenix Capital Resources is a U.S. registered broker-dealer and member of FINRA and SIPC. Proven. Results.®

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