Alec Haesler, CFA, CPA

Director
  • Has a background in financial advisory, operational and transactional services.
  • Operational and transactional expertise across a broad range of industries.
  • Is a hands-on, collaborative partner who works closely with management teams and other stakeholders to achieve positive outcomes.
  • Business Services
  • Consumer Products
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Healthcare
  • Manufacturing, Automotive & Industrials
  • Retail & Restaurants
  • Telecom, Media & Technology
  • Transportation & Logistics

Mr. Haesler has 10+ years of financial services experience, including deep financial restructuring and investment banking expertise. He works closely with company owners, management teams, boards of directors, private equity groups, lenders and investors across a wide range of industries.

Mr. Haesler’s technical engagement experience includes in-court bankruptcies, out-of-court balance sheet restructurings and loan workouts, strategic planning, mergers & acquisitions, due diligence, and lean six-sigma operational turnarounds. Alongside more traditional balance sheet restructurings, Mr. Haesler has led deal teams on non-traditional alternatives – including Assignments for the Benefit of Creditors (ABCs) and UCC Article 9 foreclosure sales.

Prior to joining Carl Marks Advisors, Mr. Haesler served as a Vice President at another respected middle-market advisory firm, working across the Restructuring & Turnaround, Corporate Finance, and Performance Improvement groups. Before that, he worked at PwC in the Transaction Services group, advising on business valuation, capital markets transactions, and complex accounting scenarios.

Mr. Haesler holds a BS in Commerce from the University of Virginia McIntire School of Commerce, with concentrations in Finance and Accounting. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst, a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Turnaround Analyst and a FINRA Registered Representative.

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