Neil Gupta, CFA

Neil Gupta is a Managing Director at SSG Capital Advisors. Neil works with investment banking clients on a wide range of special situations transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, recapitalizations and private placements of both senior and subordinated debt and equity. His responsibilities include buyer and investor relationship management, strategic advisory and overall management of the deal process. Prior to joining SSG, he advised the U.S. Treasury on its investment in the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) as a research analyst at Piedmont Investment Advisors. He also worked as a consulting actuary in the group benefits and health care practice at Watson Wyatt Worldwide.

Past client engagements include publicly traded, privately held, private equity sponsored and family-owned businesses across a broad range of industries.

Neil is a CFA Charterholder and holds a Certification in Distressed Business Valuation (CDBV). He is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute, the Association for Corporate Growth and the Turnaround Management Association. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Philadelphia Chapter of the TMA and the Board of Directors for the Consumer Bankruptcy Assistance Project.

Neil received The M&A Advisor’s 8th Annual Emerging Leaders Award in 2017 and was included in the prestigious 2018 Top 50 Americas Rising Dealmaker list by the Global M&A Network. In addition, he was named to the 2021 American Bankruptcy Institute’s 40 Under 40 program, and to People to Watch 2022: Business Professionals Making Their Mark by Turnarounds & Workouts.


  • University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School, M.B.A.
  • Johns Hopkins University, B.S.