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Restructuring & Transformation

Plante Moran

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

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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.


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

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5 min read
Want to reward staff? Consider a nonqualified deferred compensation plan
A nonqualified deferred compensation plan can be a highly effective way both to motivate critical staff and to lay a strong foundation that supports the long-term success of the business you worked so hard to build. Here are five things you need to know.
Katie Redle Wealth Management
Article February 11, 2021 5 min read
Five critical steps for business owners approaching a sale
David Stahl Wealth Management
Article October 20, 2020 8 min read
Preparing your business for a sale: Five tips to get it right
Joe Wagner
Article September 4, 2020 6 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

  • Liquidity assessment: Do you have enough cash to weather a storm?
    Good leadership requires confidence in your company’s financial health, and in times of uncertainty, liquidity is one of the best measures you have. This assessment will help you measure your company’s liquidity confidence in this time of major disruption. Take our assessment to better understand your commitments, credit, cash flow, and other potential risks.
    Assessment September 3, 2021 10 min read
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  • What retailers can learn from Target

    The pandemic, new tech, and retail innovation have placed unprecedented strain on the traditional retail model — but not all is lost. In Retail Info Systems News, James Pollock outlines how brick-and-mortar retailers can thrive in current and future economic environments.

    James Pollock
    Article June 28, 2021 4 min read
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  • Crisis communication: Five steps to engage stakeholders
    In tough times, communicating with stakeholders is critical to minimizing negative impacts, maintaining control, and securing the support your organization needs to move forward. Here’s how to start.
    Tim Weed Jeff Hurst
    Article June 21, 2021 4 min read
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  • Corporate default risk eases; experts question whether ‘reckoning’ lies ahead

    Over the past year, government stimulus has saved many companies from default during the COVID-19 pandemic. But as the economy recovers and government aid wanes, some companies won’t survive. Tim Weed discusses the challenges that lie ahead via S&P Global.

    Tim Weed
    Article May 7, 2021 4 min read
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2 min read
Operations improvement restores manufacturer to profitability
Ohio foam products manufacturer sees immediate savings and increase in net operating margin following operational and cultural improvements.
Case Study May 31, 2017 2 min read
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Financial restructuring for industrial supply distributor
Supplier stabilized relationship with bank lender and returns to profit following restructuring.
Case Study May 31, 2017 1 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?

Contact us or submit an RFP