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SSG Capital Advisors Announces Promotions

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Philadelphia, PA – January 6, 2017 – SSG Capital Advisors, LLC ("SSG"), a leading special situations investment banking firm, announced the promotion of two professionals. Teresa C. Kohl has been promoted to Managing Director and Neil Gupta has been promoted to Director. The promotions were effective as of January 1, 2017.

Both professionals have extensive special situations investment banking experience and made outstanding contributions to SSG's record-setting year in 2016. They are based in the firm's West Conshohocken, PA headquarters.

"These promotions recognize the long-term value our professionals contribute to the firm," said J. Scott Victor, Managing Director. "They also demonstrate our commitment to strengthening the firm from within. On behalf of everyone at SSG, I congratulate Teresa and Neil on their achievement."

As Managing Director, Ms. Kohl will continue to originate and lead investment banking transactions, as well as manage SSG's litigation advisory practice. She has 20 years of experience in restructuring advisory and has been a key figure in the firm's growth. Ms. Kohl is a sought-after speaker on restructuring topics and an active contributor to the industry. She serves on the Board of Directors of the American Bankruptcy Institute and as an executive board member and Vice President of Conferences for the Turnaround Management Association (TMA) where she was the first woman to lead TMA's largest global chapter (New York City) as President. In addition, she co-founded the TMA Global Network of Women (NOW). She also serves on the board of Living Beyond Breast Cancer, a national non-profit organization that connects people with trusted breast cancer information and a community of support.

As Director, Mr. Gupta will serve a critical role in practice development, cultivating and maintaining referral sources and client relationships, as well as leading investment banking transactions. He has deep experience advising clients on a wide range of transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, recapitalizations and private placements of both senior and subordinated debt and equity. Mr. Gupta is a CFA Charterholder and holds a Certification in Distressed Business Valuation (CDBV). He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Philadelphia chapter of the TMA, the Board of Directors for the Consumer Bankruptcy Assistance Project and the ACG New York Forward Committee.