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Bankruptcy

Debtor Advisory Services

In a turnaround situation, liquidity equates to opportunity and is typically one of our first priorities. Our professionals implement tools, techniques and models to improve the company’s liquidity to facilitate improvements to a company’s financial health.

  • Short-term cash management and monitoring
  • Cash flow forecasting
  • Liquidity enhancement initiatives
  • Working capital management
  • Vendor management

Turnarounds are highly complex and occasionally chaotic processes, often involving numerous parties, significant planning and analysis, and a high degree of coordination among numerous work streams. For most clients, this is unfamiliar territory. Our professionals are experienced at supporting and guiding management teams through it, while allowing them to manage the day-to-day operations of the business and the successful revitalization of the company.

  • Turnaround strategy development and execution
  • Financial modeling
  • Negotiations with interested parties
  • Contingency planning
  • Bankruptcy related services
Unsecured Creditors Committees

We also advise secured and unsecured creditors in distressed situations, leveraging our extensive knowledge and experience to provide critical analysis and advice to assist creditors with maximizing recoveries. Our services include the following:

  • Assessing short-term and long-term liquidity needs
  • Evaluating operations and reasonableness of business plans
  • Determining enterprise value
  • Analyzing debt service capabilities and designing appropriate capital structures on a post-emergence basis
  • Negotiating executable restructuring programs by building consensus within the group of creditors represented and negotiating with other relevant stakeholders
  • Investigating intercompany transactions and potential fraudulent conveyances
  • Leading and supporting strategic transaction processes, including asset sales and capital raises
    Aligning constituency expectations with economic realities
Bankruptcy Related Litigation

Based on our strength as forensic and litigation experts, we also provide investigative and forensic accounting services – and our professional opinions stand up to the scrutiny of the court. As part of the bankruptcy process we are often called on to assist in litigation-related roles, such as:

  • Preference analysis
  • Fraudulent conveyance evaluation
  • Solvency opinions
  • Litigation support
  • Expert witness services

Key Partners & Associates

William A. Barbee, CPA/ABV/CFF, CIRA, Partner of Litigation & Forensic Services

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