D. John Srivisal
Prior to joining Quinpario, John was Vice President, Transaction Execution for Solutia Inc. In that role John had global responsibility for merger, acquisition, divestiture and joint venture transactions. John served as the lead strategist, negotiator and decision-maker responsible for successfully completing more than 20 transactions for Solutia.
Before being named to this position in 2009, John served as Solutia’s Director of Planning and Coordination. In this role, John had chief-of-staff responsibilities for President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board Jeffry N. Quinn and played a leading role in managing the company’s reorganization process and successful emergence from bankruptcy.
John has over thirteen years of transaction experience that includes advising companies, creditors, financial sponsors and government entities in a wide variety of industries on recapitalizations, restructurings, financings, leveraged buyouts, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and joint ventures. John’s M&A experience includes domestic and international jurisdictions, divisional/carve-out and entire company structures, and private and public companies for both buy-side and sell-side transactions. His financing experience includes DIP financings, exit financings, senior secured debt financings, second lien loans, convertible notes, rights offerings, preferred stock investments and common equity investments. Before joining Solutia, John was a restructuring investment banker at Rothschild Inc. where he executed numerous in-court and out-of-court restructuring and M&A transactions. He began his career in the mergers and acquisitions group at Peter J. Solomon Company.
John graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics (concentration in Finance) and a minor in Mathematics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.