Ankura Consulting, a global services and advisory firm, has added Kathleen Lauster as a senior managing director in Ankura Capital Advisors LLC.

Lauster brings over 20 years of global financial services and investment banking experience, working for and advising firms in the U.S. and Europe. Her clients have ranged from early-stage ventures to Fortune 500 firms. Most recently, she was a managing director at Fairfield Capital Advisors, where she led the capital advisory and restructuring practice. Prior to joining Fairfield, Lauster held roles at Silver Leaf Partners LLC and other global investment banking and restructuring firms in New York and London.

2023 will see robust opportunities for M&A and investment banking services,” comments Kevin Lavin, Ankura chief executive officer. “Kathleen’s knowledge, experience and know-how will drive ACA’s growth this year and for years to come.”