Press Kit

Firm Facts

ESBA is a multi-disciplinary financial advisory and consulting firm. ESBA helps companies – either in distress or just looking to improve – with advisory services that re-establish value and profitability; that provide a path to recovery, improvement, or exit; and that drive results. Offering an unbiased point of view, innovative solutions, and fast response, they serve as a sounding board to help companies grow and improve in good times and bad, seeing opportunities where others see only challenges.

Fast Facts

  • Founded in 1978 by Martin I. Katz
  • Has helped over a thousand companies around the globe find their path to success.
  • 11 professionals
  • A diverse array of experience and credentials – CTP, CPA, MBA, MHA, MS, MT, JD, PhD, CVA, CICA, CIRA, CrFA, CFE, ABV.
  • Offices in Philadelphia, PA, Baltimore, MD and New York City
  • Go-to firm for companies in distress, transition or looking to improve
  • Work with middle market and large cap companies, privately owned, publicly traded and family-owned businesses
  • Specializing in Turnaround Management and Restructuring; Performance Improvement; Operational Assessments and Financial Forecasting; Bankruptcy Advisory; Liquidation and Business Wind Downs; Litigation Support; Forensic Accounting; Business Refinancing; Mergers and Acquisitions transaction support
  • Brings crucial third-party perspective to difficult situations
  • Industry generalists with specialty practice areas focused on consumer products, healthcare companies, government contractors, performing arts and cultural institutions, and not-for-profit organizations


We are pleased to be named one of the top turnaround firms in the United States, recognized by The Turnaround Management Association; The Beard Group, publisher of Turnarounds and Workouts Magazine; the M&A Advisor organization; the Global M&A Network; and The Deal bankruptcy league tables.

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