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COVID 19: Respond, restart, be ready. Access our manufacturing resource center.

COVID 19: Respond, restart, be ready. Access our manufacturing resource center.

COVID 19: Respond, restart, be ready. Access our manufacturing resource center.

We can help turn things around — starting now

Is your organization challenged to overcome underperforming business segments, liquidity constraints, significant financial losses, rapid growth, or loan covenant violations? An outside perspective can help. When you partner with us, you’ll receive actionable steps and expert analysis to help you turn your business around. 

Because time and trust are crucial factors during crisis, our turnaround experts will quickly assess your situation and drive rapid stabilization and improvement. Whether your organization’s distress was triggered internally or by marketplace dynamics, we’ll help you quickly evaluate alternatives and take the best path forward to benefit all stakeholders. Our restructuring and business transformation experts will help with financial and operational strategies, and implement practical and actionable short- and long-term solutions that accelerate improvement and preserve value. 

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Achieve success in challenging times

Waves crashing
5 min read
Surviving sea change: Why some businesses sink and others stay afloat
Competitors are coming for your market share, the pace of change is accelerating, and a potential economic downturn is on the horizon. What are you doing to prepare?
Jason Winters
Article November 19, 2019 5 min read
Accounting department assessment
Kevin DeAutremont
Case Study May 21, 2019 2 min read
Seven techniques to reduce costs and improve profitability
Jason Winters
Article January 8, 2019 2 min read
Five ways smart companies maintain growth and profitability
Tim Weed
Article November 27, 2018 8 min read

You tripped a loan covenant. Now what?
Learn what loan covenants are, what you should do if you violate them, and how to avoid tripping them in the future.

Business transition planning

man looking out window at a mountain
4 min read
Succession planning: The C-suite guide for low-risk leadership transitions
Don’t have a formal succession plan? You’re overdue, but in good company — a recent study showed only 8% of businesses had a comprehensive program. This guide will get you up to speed on how to start planning for a business transition.
Stan Hannah
Article March 13, 2020 4 min read
The four myths of succession planning: Are they holding you back?
Stan Hannah
Article February 27, 2020 3 min read
Want to reward staff? Consider a nonqualified deferred compensation plan
Katie Redle Wealth Management
Article February 24, 2020 5 min read
Shirtsleeves to shirtsleeves: Breaking the family business cycle
Dawn Jinsky Wealth Management
Article February 5, 2020 3 min read

Industry 4.0: Optimizing your plant with smart technologies
From employee productivity to increased insights into customer behaviors, Industry 4.0 is revolutionizing the plant floor.

Restructuring and Transformation Thought Leadership

  • Data-rich, information-poor: Leverage your data to improve costing

    Disruption, changing customer demands, and an altered competitive landscape are adding complexity and driving costs. While many businesses have amassed a wealth of data, merely collecting data won't deliver the information you need for intelligent decision-making. Here's how to leverage your data for greater operational efficiencies.

    Eric Obrecht Jon Wood Ken Julien
    Article July 20, 2020 5 min read
    Man using cell phone smiling while sitting at a table using his laptop computer.
  • Alternative cost reduction: Four techniques to make difficult decisions

    Fast and sustained recovery from the economic impact of COVID demands the transformation of financial strategies to reduce costs and improve profitability. These four techniques can help you make hard decisions in an objective, thoughtful, systematic way.

    Jason Winters
    Article June 16, 2020 2 min read
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  • Operating amid COVID-19: A CFO’s checklist for a zero-to-sixty ramp-up

    The indefinite pause on operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic is projected to end as abruptly as it began. CFOs need to define the blurred lines between “plan” and “act” — and soon. Our business readiness checklist can help.

    Jon Wood Jason Winters Daron Gifford
    Article May 21, 2020 6 min read
    A CFO sitting at a desk taking a phone call.
  • COVID-19: Your guide to ramping up or restarting operations
    As states relax stay-at-home restrictions, we’re entering a post-COVID-19 “new normal.” Whether you’re still operating or are completely restarting, this is your guide to workplace readiness, new safety protocols, business continuity, and more.
    Daron Gifford Dave Plomin
    Article April 30, 2020 10 min read
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Professionals discussing accounting solutions
2 min read
Accounting department assessment
An accounting department assessment improves GAAP compliance, timeliness and accuracy of financial reporting, and the burden of the accounting team for a rapidly growing professional services company.
Kevin DeAutremont
Case Study May 21, 2019 2 min read
Lady working in a factory using an industrial machine.
2 min read
Financial forecasting: Expanding for a better and bigger future
To stay competitive, a company must keep up with their customer demands. A family-owned food and beverage company was facing a business-changing request that led to a new facility, ultimately retaining their largest client.
Sean Pattison
Case Study May 2, 2018 2 min read

Don’t weather the storm alone

You might not have experienced these difficulties before, but we have — and we know what’s required to sustain and improve performance. Our specific industry knowledge and ability to quickly assess and deeply understand the dynamics of your situation will be the building blocks of your successful crisis management strategy.

In fact, Tim Weed, our restructuring practice leader, makes a point to structure teams with a blend of restructuring and turnaround savvy as well as people skills. “Our success in helping clients in crisis mode isn’t the only factor that sets us apart. It’s also our ability to listen to clients — their stories about the past and their strategies for the future. When we do that, it helps us improve their outcomes.”

How can we help your business?

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