Kevin Asarnow is an Executive Director at RPA, specializing in financial and turnaround advisory services to companies and creditors in distressed situations. He has consulted on enterprise valuation, restructuring, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, hedging strategies, business plan development and liquidity forecasting. Mr. Asarnow has extensive experience advising boards on merger and acquisitions processes and has led secured lenders through several asset takeover transactions. His restructuring experience also includes advising clients throughout the capital structure in complex debt restructuring transactions, both in-court and out-of-court.

Mr. Asarnow currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors for Bruin E&P Partners, an operator with producing assets in the Williston Basin. He was also a member of the Board of Directors for Grizzly Energy, an E&P operator with producing assets in the Gulf Coast, MidCon, Rocky Mountain and Permian regions.

Prior to joining RPA Advisors, Mr. Asarnow began his career as an analyst with Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services, where he performed credit and recovery analysis on highly leveraged transactions in the personal care, apparel, packaged food, and agribusiness industries. Mr. Asarnow later went on to become a Director at Capstone Advisory Group, a restructuring and turnaround consulting firm.

Mr. Asarnow holds a B.S. in Finance from Lehigh University.

Industry Experience

  • Consumer Products
  • Food & Agribusiness
  • Infrastructure & Energy
  • Metals & Mining
  • Oil & Gas

Selected Cases

  • Allied Nevada Gold
  • Arsenal Resources
  • Bruin E&P Partners
  • EV Energy Partners
  • Fieldwood Energy
  • Midway Gold
  • Pacific Ethanol
  • SH130 Concession Company
  • Solar Trust of America
  • Southland Royalty Company
  • Southwest Georgia Ethanol
  • Stone Energy
  • Talen Energy
  • Vanguard Natural Resources
  • White Energy