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Robert Wagstaff

Managing Director, Conway MacKenzie

As a managing director, Robert Wagstaff is responsible for new business development and client service delivery of restructuring and turnaround engagements for cross-border projects in Latin America and the US Southeast.

Our Miami team’s in-depth experience in Latin America is invaluable for clients dealing with complex cross-border financial matters. We provide unmatched knowledge and insights to help our clients navigate challenging environments, always focusing on integrity and delivering value.
Montreal Native. Fluent in French and Spanish. Travel enthusiast.

Background

A recognized expert in Latin America, Robert Wagstaff’s 28-year career includes over 16 years of experience in the restructuring, transaction, and assurance advisory space, during which time he has led and executed engagements in every major country in the Americas. This experience includes sourcing and valuing deals, managing restructuring and due diligence engagements from start to finish, and managing post-acquisition integration. His technical expertise includes turnarounds, financial restructurings and divestitures, buy-side and sell-side financial due diligence, merger integration, business viability evaluations, valuation, and deal structuring. He also has held senior financial and operational positions in the private sector. He is fluent in Spanish and French and has a thorough understanding of written and spoken Portuguese.

During the past decade, Robert held senior positions in the corporate finance practices at Berkeley Research Group, Frontera Capital Advisors, and FTI Consulting, leading complex restructuring and M&A advisory engagements in Latin America and the United States.

Education and Certifications

  • Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting, Concordia University