Bill Frazier joined BellMark Partners LLC in January 2018 as a Managing Director and the head of its newly formed Special Situations Advisory Practice located in Cleveland, OH. Bill is responsible for originating and executing advisory and investment banking assignments for the firm. Bill has thirty years of experience as a fiduciary, a financial advisor to debtors and secured creditors in bankruptcy, an investment banker, and an asset based lender.
Before joining BellMark, Bill organized the Turnaround Management practice at Cohen Capital Advisors, which was renamed Raintree Capital Partners. In 2012 Bill spun Raintree out from Cohen Capital Advisors as an independent Turnaround firm. From 2002 until 2008 Bill was a Partner at Newmarket Partners, also a turnaround firm in Cleveland, Ohio.
As a lender, Bill participated in the start up of GMAC Business Credit, a joint venture of BBK Consulting and GMAC which primarily served underperforming suppliers to General Motors. Prior to GMAC Business Credit, Bill was the Team Leader for the Columbus and Detroit offices of Huntington National Bank’s asset based lending division. Bill’s first experience in the bankruptcy environment was an internship with a Bankruptcy Trustee while he was an undergraduate.
Bill received his undergraduate degree in Accounting and Finance, as well as his MBA from The University of Texas at Arlington.
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