Bryan Gaston Joins as Managing Director

HOUSTON – Opportune LLP is pleased to announce that Bryan Gaston has joined the firm as Managing Director in its energy consulting practice.

Mr. Gaston specializes in restructuring and forensic accounting investigations and has advised companies and their creditors both in and out of court. He has also managed several energy-related restructuring situations on behalf of secured lenders, debtors and unsecured creditor committees. Bryan has extensive experience in sizing, negotiating and placing Debtor in Possession financing and cash collateral orders, complex financial modeling and projections, strategic advisory, leading asset sale transactions and developing plans of reorganization.

Over the last twelve years prior to joining Opportune, Bryan was a senior executive for other national and boutique restructuring firms. Before beginning his restructuring career, Bryan held roles in commercial lending and business valuation at Merrill Lynch as well as performed audit and litigation consulting services at KPMG. Bryan is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in Texas, a FINRA Series 79 License holder and a Certified Turnaround Professional.  Bryan is also a past Board Member of the local Houston chapter of the Turnaround Management Association.

“Bryan’s industry and subject matter expertise are a great addition to our firm’s restructuring practice,” said Opportune Partner, John Echols. “Bryan will be a highly valued member of our team.”

Opportune LLP is a leading international energy consulting firm specializing in assisting clients across the energy industry, including upstream, midstream, downstream, power and gas, commodities trading and logistics, and oilfield services. Opportune’s service lines include chemical engineering, complex financial reporting, corporate finance, dispute resolution, enterprise risk, outsourcing, process and technology, reserve engineering and geosciences, restructuring, strategy and organization, and tax.  For more information on Opportune, please visit our website at www.opportune.com.

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