DLA, LLC Welcomes Kathleen Lauster,CFA
DLA, LLC (DLA), known as a trusted advisor to its clients, continues to grow its service offerings with the addition of Kathleen Lauster, CFA, as a Managing Director overseeing DLA’s Capital Advisory & Restructuring practice.
Kathleen will lead the DLA team in providing financial expert support and advising companies and creditors with strategies to unlock capital and maximize recoveries in distressed, restructuring, and special situations. DLA will assist companies with their liability management, to help raise capital and advise on the sale of their businesses. Additionally, DLA will unlock liquidity for private equity sponsors, providing tailored liquidity solutions to limited partners in secondary transactions.
Prior to joining DLA, Kathleen was a Managing Director, Restructuring & Corporate Finance at Silver Leaf Partners, LLC, and before that, a Senior Vice President, Restructuring, Financial & Real Estate Strategic Advisory at Houlihan Lokey. Kathleen provided investment banking, financing advisory, due diligence and restructuring services to a diverse group of corporations, including both debtors and creditors. Kathleen graduated with honors from University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business with a Master of Business Administration degree and from Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Arts dual degree in Finance and International Relations. Kathleen is a Chartered Financial Analyst and is a member of the Turnaround Management Association, American Bankruptcy Institute, International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation, and co-leads the Dealmaker’s Outreach group for the Association for Corporate Growth, New York.
“Kathleen’s background in capital advisory and restructuring will complement DLA’s existing advisory capabilities,” stated David Landau, DLA’s Founder & CEO. “Kathleen’s restructuring and investment banking expertise, as well as her broad experience across various industries, will enable the firm to expand its core services and continue to offer our clients the outstanding service they are accustomed to when engaging DLA. I am delighted to have Kathleen as a Managing Director on our team and look forward to building this business together with her.”
With two decades of experience in internal audit, accounting, and corporate advisory services, DLA serves a broad-range of clients, from emerging growth through multi-national organizations, in a wide-variety of industries.
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The company is headquartered in Fairfield, NJ.