FTI Consulting Professionals Recognized as Emerging Business Leaders By The M&A Advisor

 FTI Consulting Professionals Recognized as Emerging Business Leaders By The
                                 M&A Advisor

PR Newswire

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., July 29, 2013

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --FTI Consulting, Inc.
(NYSE: FCN), the global business advisory firm dedicated to helping
organizations protect and enhance their enterprise value, today announced that
two of its professionals were among the list of industry leaders honored by
The M&A Advisor 4^th Annual 40 Under 40 Recognition Awards. Brian Kennedy,
Senior Managing Director and Global Head of Energy & Natural Resources in the
Strategic Communications segment, and Jason Abbott, Managing Director in the
Transaction Advisory Services group within the Corporate Finance/Restructuring
segment, were both recognized in the Service Provider category for their

This annual recognition awards program was created to recognize the emerging
leaders of the M&A, financing and turnaround industries, as well as promote
mentorship and professional development among emerging business leaders. The
winners and finalists were selected by an independent panel of distinguished
business leaders.

Mr. Kennedy and Mr. Abbott will receive their awards during a black tie gala
hosted by The M&A Advisor to introduce the 40 Under 40 Award Winners to the
business community and celebrate their achievements on October 1, 2013, in New
York City.

"Attracting, retaining and developing market-leading professionals is critical
to the success of leading professional services firms," said Jack Dunn,
President and Chief Executive Officer at FTI Consulting. "This recognition by
The M&A Advisor is a further testament to the caliber of talent across our
business segments and industry practices. Notably, this awards program was
created to promote professional development and mentorship amongst emerging
business leaders. Brian and Jason bring more than their multi-faceted skills
sets, deep industry expertise and top-notch client service to our firm; they
also demonstrate tremendous leadership and are committed to mentoring their
colleagues to promote our firm's human capital. I would like to applaud them
on this well-deserved acknowledgment."

With more than 15 years of energy and natural resources-related public policy,
communications and national media affairs experience, Mr. Kennedy is uniquely
qualified to help energy companies navigate highly complex communications
challenges. Numerous Fortune 100 companies have relied on his strategic
counsel during operational crises, Federal agency and Congressional oversight
committee investigations, proxy battles and major litigation. In 2011,
National Journal Magazine named Mr. Kennedy as one of Washington's 20 "New
Power Players."

Mr. Abbot has more than eight years of transaction advisor experience as a
member of the Transaction Advisory Services practice at FTI Consulting. Mr.
Abbott provides buy-side and sell-side due diligence, merger integration,
interim management and comprehensive financial modeling for transition
planning services. Mr. Abbott has deep industry experience in the Automotive
and Telecommunications, Media & Technology industries, and has served as a
trusted advisor on numerous transactions with varying challenges and


The M&A Advisor was founded in 1998 to offer insights and intelligence on M&A
activities. Over the past fifteen years, through research, reporting,
publishing, symposiums and awards The M&A Advisor has established the world's
premier network of mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and financing
professionals. To learn more visit www.maadvisor.com.

About FTI Consulting

FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping
organizations protect and enhance enterprise value in an increasingly complex
legal, regulatory and economic environment. With more than 4,000 employees
located in 24 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with
clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges in
areas such as investigations, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory
issues, reputation management, strategic communications and restructuring. The
company generated $1.58 billion in revenues during fiscal year 2012. More
information can be found at www.fticonsulting.com.

Investor & Media Contact
Mollie Hawkes

SOURCE FTI Consulting, Inc.

Website: http://www.fticonsulting.com
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