Deals & Departures

TALENT TRANSFER – Duff & Phelps snares PPB alumni

Duff & Phelps’ Ken Whittingham. Signed with Duff & Phelps: Marcus Ayres. For some time Talent Transfer has been wondering where insolvency veteran Ken Whittingham would land since departing PwC. Now we know. The former PPB partner, who endured less than a year at the big four consultancy before succumbing to the conflict-a-thon, has emerged in a senior role at the Sydney office of global…

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Olde to establish Ankura restructuring after FTI adios

Bound for Ankura – Liquidator Quentin Olde. Liquidator Quentin Olde looks to be preparing to establish an Asia Pacific restructuring practice for global professional services firm Ankura after resigning earlier this year as a senior managing director at FTI Consulting. Olde, who is on gardening leave until October 1, confirmed yesterday that he had joined the US headquartered, multi-disciplinary advisory firm but otherwise declined to…