Mark E. Chesen

Mark E. Chesen is a founding partner and Managing Director of SSG Capital Advisors. Mark is a prominent leader in the restructuring industry with over 35 years of experience advising businesses facing operational or financial challenges including bankruptcy proceedings. He has completed over 200 investment banking transactions involving the sale, private placement or financial restructuring of middle market companies in North America and Europe. Prior to founding SSG, he held senior leadership positions including co-head of the investment banking group, head of the Special Situations Group and member of the management committee at Berwind Financial.

Past clients include publicly traded, privately held, private equity sponsored and family owned companies across diverse industries. Mark is a respected speaker and expert on financial restructuring topics. He has conducted over 50 presentations and authored numerous articles on special situation mergers and acquisitions, capital raises, valuations and financial restructurings.

Mark is a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization, the American Bankruptcy Institute, the Association for Corporate Growth and the Turnaround Management Association.


  • University of Texas in Austin, B.S.