Mr. Blum is a nationally recognized Special Situation and Restructuring professional with deep experience in the middle market across a broad range of industries and transaction structures. As Managing Director at Hilco Corporate Finance (HCF), Mr. Blum leverages his deep understanding of special situation corporate finance (distressed M&A advisory, private financings, and financial restructuring), financial restructuring, and operational turnaround to grow the HCF investment banking business. Based in New York, he anchors the development of the Hilco Global practice in the New York Market.
Prior to joining HCF, he was a Managing Director at Alvarez & Marsal where he sourced and executed numerous restructuring matters, particularly for private equity backed companies. Before that, Mr. Blum was a principal at Glass Ratner Advisory & Capital Group and led the growth of its New York office. Prior to his restructuring career, he spent 8 years in investment banking where he raised over $2.5 billion in debt and equity financings and was involved with over $2 billion in M&A transactions.
Mr. Blum has an MBA from Columbia Business School and an undergraduate degree from Cornell. In his free time, he enjoys skiing and tennis.