Anne Rasho Vanderkamp

Anne Rasho Vanderkamp

Principal, CFE · +1 (312) 228 7324

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Anne provides financial advisory, litigation consulting, and investigative services to boards of directors, law firms, general counsel, debtors, and court-appointed examiners and trustees.  She leads forensic investigations in bankruptcy-related litigation, including investigations involving allegations of fiduciary breaches and fraudulent transfers; analysis of related-party and other intercompany transactions; analysis of third-party asset transfers; and quantification of damages.  Anne has provided expert reports and trial testimony in federal and state courts.

Anne also has significant experience calculating damages in expert witness assignments regarding construction claims, fraud allegations, lost profits, post-merger and acquisition disputes, and shareholder disputes. Anne has advised clients through various dispute resolution forums including settlement negotiations, arbitrations, and mediation.

Anne’s industry experience includes automotive, banking, biotechnology/pharmaceutical, education, energy, financial services, food and beverage, gaming, insurance, manufacturing and distribution, oil and gas, real estate/construction, and retail.

Before joining Baker Tilly, Anne was a managing director at Mesirow Financial.

In the News

  • Retained by counsel on behalf of the Liquidating Trustee of Sentinel Management Group (Sentinel), a futures commission merchant; provided expert reports and deposition testimony regarding Sentinel’s financial condition and the circumstances which led to its collapse; provided trial testimony in the criminal case against Sentinel’s former CEO
  • Retained by a national cosmetics retailer to provide expert witness testimony regarding the lost profits claimed by a supplier in a breach of contract case
  • Served as the financial advisor to the Disinterested Directors of the Board of Directors of Seadrill Limited (SDRL) in the SDRL bankruptcy; investigated and analyzed certain transactions and relationships between SDRL and/or its subsidiaries and certain related persons; assessed the financial condition of SDRL as a consolidated entity and the exchange of value in certain related party transactions and analyzed certain other ventures and transactions between SDRL and related parties
  • Served as the financial advisor to the Governance Committee of the Board of Directors of Caesars Entertainment Operating Company, Inc. (CEOC), in the CEOC bankruptcy; retained to advise the Governance Committee regarding potential causes of action between or among CEOC, its direct and indirect shareholders, subsidiaries and affiliates; analyzed transactions between CEOC and affiliated entities, asset dispositions and closures, financing transactions and intercompany agreements and transfers; analyzed the exchange of value and activities undertaken by the directors and officers in connection with planning and negotiating the transactions and addressing related strategic objectives
  • Retained as the financial advisor to the Examiner of Residential Capital, LLC (ResCap), a leading real estate finance company, during ResCap's Chapter 11 restructuring; conducted an investigation as to the potential causes of action and activities of the officers and directors of ResCap and its parent, Ally Financial Inc., and Cerberus Management and their affiliates, in connection with pre-petition and post-petition transactions, agreements, transfers, loans, claims, releases, settlements and the relationships among the involved parties; wrote various sections of the Examiner's 2,200 page report and lead teams in performing underlying financial analyses
  • Engaged by counsel to Tronox Inc., a multinational manufacturer and marketer of specialty chemicals, and the Anadarko Litigation Trust to analyze fraudulent conveyance claims related to the debtors' spin-off from Kerr-McGee Corp, an oil and gas exploration and production company and prepare expert reports and assist in the preparation of deposition and trial testimony regarding reasonably equivalent value and damages
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors
  • International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation, Chicago network chair 2015-2016

Location

Illinois

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration
University of Notre Dame