Howard Townsend

Howard Townsend

Global Practice Co-Leader

Howard Townsend is the global co-leader of the Apercu Global Corporate Finance/Restructuring practice. He is a member of the firm’s executive committee.


Mr. Townsend has more than 20 years of experience, including more than 15 years of experience serving as an advisor to private equity firms, corporations, lenders and boards of directors of underperforming businesses and companies in transition. Mr. Townsend also has served as chief restructuring officer for a number of his clients.

Mr. Townsend has substantial experience in a number of industries as a result of leading successful engagements involving companies with operations in both the United States and throughout the world. In these roles, Mr. Townsend has led project teams on more than 50 engagements to help clients revitalize operations, implement operational improvements and reposition businesses for future growth.

Most recently, Mr. Townsend served as a senior managing director and the leader of the Corporate Finance/Restructuring practice. Prior to joining Apercu Global, Mr. Townsend was a partner with the U.S. division of PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Business Recovery Services practice. Before that, he spent four years working for the Barclays Capital.


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