Co-Founder and Principal
Sandeep Gupta is a Co-Founder & Principal of Novo Advisors and has extensive experience in performance improvement, turnarounds, interim management, bankruptcy and restructuring, mergers and acquisitions and asset divestitures. Mr. Gupta’s expertise ranges from the development of short-term liquidity forecasts, break-even analyses, and performance/profit improvement studies to mergers and acquisitions and liquidation analyses for healthy and distressed businesses across a wide array of industries.
Prior to founding Novo Advisors Mr. Gupta was a Managing Director in FTI Consulting’s Corporate Finance practice based in Chicago. There Mr. Gupta assisted clients in stabilizing businesses experiencing a liquidity crisis and improving financial performance both in an advisory capacity and on an interim management basis.
Before joining FTI in 2007, Mr. Gupta spent eight years with Silverman Consulting, a boutique restructuring advisory firm based in Chicago where he gained many of his aforementioned skills. Prior to Silverman, Mr. Gupta was an operational and strategy consultant for two years with Arthur D. Little. Mr. Gupta also has six years of experience as an engineer for Exelon Corporation’s Commonwealth Edison power generation business in Chicago.
Mr. Gupta holds an M.B.A. in Finance and Business Strategy from the University of Chicago and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Mr. Gupta is a member of the Chicago chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth and has most recently passed all three parts of the Certified Turnaround Professional exam.