ARG provides immediate management, operational, and financial assistance to companies in distress. Target clients are manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors and retailers of consumer products. ARG specializes in stepping into complex, over-leveraged situations and working side-by-side with management to restore operational and financial stability.  Clients are provided with a structured path of tailored turnaround initiatives to restore viability, profitability, and credibility.  ARG uses a common sense approach and is entirely capable of developing new approaches in order to ensure a maximum result on each assignment.

Turnaround Management Consulting Services:
  • Interim Management.
    • COO, CFO, CRO, and functional VP
    • Plant and operations management
    • Crisis stabilization
    • Management assessments
  • Viability analysis of the business and its segments
  • Cash Flow and liquidity management
  • Stabilizing core operations
  • Implementing cash conservation guidelines and controls
  • Business plan development
  • Financial modeling and projections
  • Development and review of cost reduction initiatives
  • Business and turnaround planning, and plan implementation
  • Assist management with implementing an operational restructuring
  • Ongoing communications processes with key stakeholders
  • Collateral protection and marshaling
  • Managing creditor communication and negotiation
  • Capital Markets communication and negotiations
    • Identify improvements to capital structure
    • Assist in business or asset divestiture programs
    • Develop debt-restructuring strategy and assist in negotiations
  • Assist in obtaining appropriate financing
  • Identify additional working capital sources
  • Performance Improvements
    • Customer/channel/product profitability analysis
    • Competitor/market/opportunity analysis
    • Cost and margin structure analysis and adjustment
    • Product and customer profitability analysis
    • Identification and disposition of non-core assets
  • Information systems assessments
  • Pre-bankruptcy planning (if required)
  • Assisting with bankruptcy case administration
  • Expert witness testimony
  • Going-concern and liquidation-value modeling

Financial Advisory

  • Assessments of business plans, financial performance, and management
  • Lender, investor, and bond group representations
  • Value and recovery maximization
  • Operational due diligence on new investments and acquisition integration
  • Risk Reducer-performance improvement analysis

Restructure - Related Services