Press Release

Neil Gupta Recognized in 2022’s People to Watch Report

March 17, 2022 –Turnaround & Workouts, a leading news magazine for corporate restructuring professionals, has named SSG’s Managing Director Neil Gupta to their “People to Watch 2022—Business Professionals Making Their Mark” list.

This recognition is given to corporate restructuring professionals who are earlier in their careers and have achieved professional excellence in their field. Honorees are selected by the editorial staff of Turnaround & Workouts based on their impact on their firm and the overall industry.

Gupta has been dedicated to achieving client results in difficult situations throughout his career through creative strategy and attention to client objectives. In his time with the firm, engagements have included publicly traded, privately held, private equity sponsored, and family-owned businesses across a broad range of industries. Since 2011, he has led or participated in deal teams for more than 90 special situations investment banking transactions

“Neil is one of our rising stars, among the best and brightest,” said J. Scott Victor, SSG Managing Director. “Clients describe him as willing to go the extra mile to maximize their value. He is continually focused on client needs, he is generous with his time and a mentor to all. SSG congratulates him on this honor.”

Gupta works with investment banking clients on a wide range of special situations transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, recapitalizations and private placements of senior and subordinated debt and equity. His responsibilities include buyer and investor relationship management, strategic advisory and overall management of the deal process. Gupta is a CFA Charterholder and holds a Certification in Distressed Business Valuation (CDBV). He has taken on leadership roles at SSG and in industry and community organizations, such as the President of the TMA Philadelphia/Wilmington TMA Chapter.

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 earned his M.B.A. from the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School.