Suleman E. Lunat

 
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slunat@drivetrainllc.com

212 856 9700 x07

Finance professional with over 20 years experience as both a principal investor and financial advisor.  Investment experience in credit, distressed debt, special situations post reorg equity, public equity, and various stages of private equity including growth, recapitalizations, backstopped rights offerings, and roll-ups.  Financial advisory experience in bankruptcy, restructurings, operational turnarounds, M&A, and debt & equity capital raising for middle market and large corporate clients in both North America and Europe.

Primary skills include bankruptcy and restructuring expertise in stressed and distressed companies, investment analysis of private and public companies, operational turnarounds, strategic planning, business planning, M&A, capital raising, and financings. Experience across a wide range of industries and geographic diversities.


Board & Committee Experience

2014 – 2017: CENTRUS ENERGY CORP., Bethesda, MD
Compensation Committee and Special Committee member

2014 – Present: SUCCESS ACADEMY CHARTER SCHOOLS – NYC, New York, NY
Finance Committee member

 2004 – 2013: Participated in various Creditor and Ad Hoc Committees in restructurings, including: Capmark, Chemtura, Nortel, Smurfit Stone Container, and Solutia

Advisory Experience

2001 – 2003: Advised debtors and creditors in various restructurings, including: Allegiance Telecom, Amerco, AT&T Canada, AT&T Latin America, Weblink Wireless and United Pan-Europe Communications

Experience

2016 – 2018 MIII ACQUISITON CORPORATION (NASDAQ–MIII), New York, NY
Co-Founder, EVP and Head of Corporate Development.  Successfully completed merger with IEA Energy Services

2014 – 2017 MIII PARTNERS, LP, New York, NY
Co-Founder and Partner, Operational Turnaround Advisory and Investment Firm

2007 – 2013 APOLLO GLOBAL MANAGEMENT LLC, New York, NY
Co-portfolio manager, Opportunistic Credit Managed Account
Principal, Opportunistic Credit, Distressed and Special Situations Group

2005 – 2007 LONGACRE MANAGEMENT, LLC, New York, NY
Senior Investment Analyst, Distressed Debt and Special Situations

2004 – 2005 SANDELL ASSET MANAGEMENT CORP., New York, NY
Investment Analyst, Credit Opportunities

1997 – 2004 GREENHILL & CO., LLC, New York, NY & London, UK
Vice President (2003-2004), Associate (1998-2002) and Financial Analyst (1997-1998) M&A and Restructuring Advisory and Private Equity 

1995 – 1997 LEHMAN BROTHERS INC., New York, NY
Financial Analyst, Investment Banking Group, Media & Telecommunications  

Education

WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY, Middletown, CT
Bachelor of Arts in Economics