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Bayard B. Hollingsworth, CTP

Bayard B. Hollingsworth, CTP

Managing Director


Bayard Hollingsworth is a Managing Director at Phoenix Capital Resources® with more than 20 years of experience managing and advising clients on complex transactions and situations. His breadth of expertise within investment banking spans mergers and acquisitions, recapitalization, refinancing, balance sheet restructuring, expansion/growth financing, and divestitures.

Bayard deploys a hands-on approach, creatively delivering successful results to companies across a broad spectrum of sizes and sectors. His professional background has been focused on advising closely held, private, sponsored, and family-owned entities ranging from $50 million to $2 billion in revenue.

Bayard’s expertise and knowledge spans a wide range of industries including manufacturing, distribution, agribusiness, transportation, food and beverage, business services, and consumer products. Throughout his professional career, Bayard has successfully executed a wide variety of transactions involving: M&A (Sell & Buy Side), recapitalization/refinancing, and capital raise assignments.

Life Before Phoenix

Prior to joining Phoenix Management, Bayard led the Southeast Region for Triton Capital Partners, Ltd, a Chicago-based advisory and investment banking firm. Before Triton Capital Partners, Ltd, Bayard founded a turnaround and crisis management consulting practice at a super-regional public accounting firm in Atlanta.

Education & Affiliations

Bayard earned his B.A. from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1987 and his Master of Business Administration from Erasmus University in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. He served as a board member of the Atlanta Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association for seven years. Bayard is registered with FINRA and holds his Series 79 license.

Mobile: (770) 608-7314

Office Location: Atlanta

Years with Phoenix: 7

Years of Experience: 26

Service Specialties:

Turnaround / Crisis Management

Interim Management

Financial Modeling

Cash Management

Strategic Advisory

Bankruptcy Advisory

Liquidity Management

Winddown & Recovery Services

Litigation Support

Profit Improvement



Expansion / Growth Financing


Balance Sheet Restructurings

Out of Court Bankruptcy

Quality of Enterprise®

Operational Diligence

Sell-side Preparation

Buy-side Diligence

Industry Specialties:



Branded Food Products

Business Services

CBD / Cannabis


Consumer Products


Medical Products



Professional Services