Month: April 2019

Maximizing Estate Value in Wind Downs

To understand how to maximize the estate value in wind downs, one must understand today’s changing landscape, being realistic, and how to move quickly in a narrow window. This presentation contains information about keys to success, the pitfalls to success, how to assemble a core team, and what the hidden gems are. Click the slides

The Role of a Financial Advisor in Chapter 11 and Out-Of-Court Workouts

To understand the role of a financial advisor, one must know the qualifications and characteristics of a financial advisor as well as their numerous pertinent tasks. This presentation contains an outline of the tasks of a financial advisor. Click the slides to advance the presentation, and use the controls under the slides to view full

Mentoring Overview

To understand mentoring, one must first understand the concept of mentoring, including both the client’s perspective and the mentor’s perspective. This presentation contains an outline of the mechanics of how a mentoring program is conducted. Click the slides to advance the presentation, and use the controls under the slides to view full screen.

How to Sell a Distressed Business

To understand selling a distressed business, one must first understand the difference between distressed business purchases and traditional mergers and acquisitions. This presentation contains an outline of the key points on selling distressed businesses and what common mistakes buyers make when purchasing a distressed business. Click the slides to advance the presentation, and use the

Buying Distressed Businesses

To understand buying a distressed business, one must first understand the issues one may face when buying a distressed company and the common mistakes buyers make when purchasing distressed businesses. This presentation contains a summary of the different typical forums for distressed sales and the sale structure. Click the slides to advance the presentation, and

Liquidation and Sales: Alternatives to Chapter 7 or 11

To understand distressed businesses, one must know how to liquidate and distribute the assets of a financially distressed business in and out of court. This presentation contains a summary of the benefits of liquidating or selling a financially distressed business. This includes insight on trust agreements, common-law assignments, and what issues one may face. Click

Pre-Bankruptcy Planning

Before filing a business for bankruptcy, one must first understand the alternatives to filing and exit strategies. This presentation contains a summary of the key elements one should consider before filing their business for bankruptcy. Click the slides to advance the presentation, and use the controls under the slides to view full screen.

General Motors & the State of the Auto Industry

This presentation contains an in-depth analysis of how General Motors got in trouble, their restructuring plan, and the current market conditions of the auto industry. Click the slides to advance the presentation, and use the controls under the slides to view full screen.

The Restaurant Industry

To understand the restaurant industry, one must understand the different types of restaurants, customer trends, and the financial state of the industry. This presentation contains an outline of the turnaround levers that improve restaurant results and the factors that affect restaurants in distress. Click the slides to advance the presentation, and use the controls under

Trends and Issues in Middle-Market Workouts

This presentation contains an outline of the eight major trends and issues in middle-market workouts along with thoughts on lender tactics. Click the slides to advance the presentation, and use the controls under the slides to view full screen.