Restructuring and Special Situations


Peter Schwab

Managing Director
Co-Head of Restructuring
Capital Advisory Group

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Peter Schwab

Peter Schwab is a managing director in the Chicago office of Piper Sandler and group co-head of national restructuring.

Schwab has more than 37 years of experience in assisting companies with mergers and acquisitions and restructurings. Schwab has had other responsibilities for clients in a multitude of sectors, particularly in specialty retail, food and distribution. Prior to joining Piper Sandler, Schwab was head of retail & consumer products at Macquarie Capital Advisors as well as a senior member of the restructuring group there. Prior to Macquarie, Schwab was COO of Giuliani Capital Advisors LLC and, at Ernst & Young, he served as the president of Ernst & Young Corporate Finance LLC, national head of restructuring, and national retail & consumer products leader for their corporate finance practice.

Schwab earned a bachelor’s degree in economics and Russian as well as a master’s degree in accounting from Rice University. He is a member of the AICPA, the Turnaround Management Association, ABI and various other professional groups.