Manish Kumar is a senior corporate finance professional with over 25 years of diverse experience in forensic investigation and valuation related issues, such as evaluating business processes and cash flows, reviewing projections for reasonableness, analyzing solvency and identifying voidable transfers.
Prior to Teneo’s acquisition of Goldin Associates, Manish worked on multiple Goldin energy matters, including ASARCO, Calpine Canada, Enron North America and LyondellBasell. He recently provided expert valuation services in connection with Goldin’s engagement on behalf of the Unsecured Creditors’ Committee of Ultra Petroleum and is currently serving as an expert solvency witness for Bridger Logistics.
Manish has advised debtors, banks, senior lenders, unsecured creditors and private equity sponsors. Manish advised counsel to senior lenders in defending against fraudulent conveyance claims relating to the LBO transaction that created LyondellBasell; analyzed reasonableness of management projections and evaluated solvency of the entity that would be formed by the combination of Hexion and Huntsman; led the forensic investigations in the Taylor Bean & Whitaker Mortgage Corp matter; conducted forensic investigations of WorldCom’s accounting statements and procedures; and conducted analysis of transactions involving Student Finance Corp. He has been retained as a financial advisor in a number of other matters related to solvency, valuation, and financial forensics, including AbitibiBowater, Adelphia Communications, ASARCO, Asia Global Crossings, Borden Decorative Products Holdings, Bridger Logistics, Calpine Canada, Chem Rx, Coudert Brothers, Ditech, Enron North America, Essential Therapeutics, Glasstech, GMAC ResCap, Mortgage Lenders Network, Ocwen, Qimonda, Refco, STAR Telecommunications, Tom’s Foods, and Tribune Company. Manish is currently serving as an expert witness for the Chapter 11 Trustee of Corporate Resource Services, Inc.
Before joining Goldin, Manish was a Vice President at Citibank and held various positions at Sumitomo Bank and Bank of America.