Meet the team

Gleacher Shacklock has approximately 40 staff including its partners.

Deniz Akgul

Managing Director

Deniz Akgul is a Managing Director and founding member of the Restructuring Group at Gleacher Shacklock.

Since joining the firm, Deniz has advised on a broad range of debt advisory, financial restructuring, distressed and litigious engagements globally, working for debtors, creditors, shareholders and new money providers in both in-court and out-of-court processes. His experience includes Aeroporto di Roma, Artumas, Concordia Bus, Cory Environmental, eircom, EuroDisney, Fairhold, Four Seasons Healthcare, Galapagos, General Healthcare Group, Global Ports Holdings, NHP (Titan 2007-1X), Nobina, Norske Skog, Northern Offshore, PPC, Punch Taverns, Seadrill, Telecolumbus, Thames Water, TopToy, Waterford Wedgwood and Zinc/Hilton Hotels.

Prior to joining Gleacher Shacklock, Deniz was responsible for investing in distressed debt and event-driven situations as part of the broader European credit book at BlueCrest Capital and Brevan Howard. He was also a founding team member of Houlihan Lokey’s restructuring business in London.

Deniz has an MSc in Finance and Economics from the London School of Economics.