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Restructuring & Special Situations

BKD Helps Business Leaders See Their Challenges Through Different and Familiar Perspectives

To a large degree, problems are defined by one’s perspective. Stated another way, the same challenge viewed from many different angles has multiple facets. When viewed from a place of familiarity, with the benefit of experience, solutions are identified much more readily and actions can be taken quicker, with greater confidence and more impactful results. It is often as important to know what not to do as it is to know what to do.

Our professionals, including certified insolvency and restructuring advisors (CIRA), provide a different perspective by identifying specific problems that are challenging your business. We work with you to help develop practical solutions and prepare and implement a plan that coordinates the strategic, operating, and financial elements of recovery, reorganization, and restructuring. 

to learn how we can help your perspective and assist you in reaching your goals.

Turnaround, Restructuring, & Business Transition

We can help you identify specific issues that challenge your business. From preparing and guiding the execution of a wholistic turnaround plan to business restructuring, we help from beginning to end.

Our experienced advisors can leverage their strategic, financial, and operational expertise to offer solutions and develop strategies to achieve stability and then a path forward. 

Our services include:

  • Turnaround & Recovery
  • Reorganization & Restructuring the Business
  • Refinancing & Recapitalization
  • Transition Planning & Management
  • Mergers, Sales, & Acquisitions
  • Breakups & Buyouts
  • Succession in the Family-Owned Business

Strategic Assessments & Consultation

The stresses and pressures of a crisis which a business may experience due to debt-related concerns, financial underperformance, or operational and business issues can be overwhelming. We can help you develop and implement strategic and innovative solutions aimed at helping you stop erosion and increase enterprise value.

Our responsive team works with you to understand the needs of your constituencies and parties-in-interest to help you make informed and coordinated business decisions for an effective implementation and successful outcome.

Our services include:

  • Assessing Financial Strengths, Strategies, & Viability
  • Evaluating & Prioritizing Alternatives
  • Turning Strategic Plans into Measurable & Actionable Initiatives
  • Operational Assessments & Measurements
  • Cash Planning & Budgeting
  • Financing & Capitalization

Bankruptcy & Creditor Workouts

There are options available to businesses affected by the disruption in the changing economy. We can assist with cash flow and insolvency matters and have the necessary expertise to help protect our clients’ interests.

Representing debtors and creditors, our experienced advisors can help you navigate challenges and strategize a path for a successful outcome. 

Our services include:

  • Business Viability Assessments
  • Evaluation of Plan Feasibility
  • Strategic Business Assessments
  • Cash Flow & Collateral Planning, Projecting, & Management
  • Formal & Informal Proceeding Advisory Support & Testimony
  • Facilitated Agreements for Forbearance or Use of Cash & Other Collateral
  • Comprehensive 3 Financial Statement Projections
  • Special Reporting to Parties-in-Interest
  • Development of Plans for Reorganization & Debt Restructuring
  • Secured Creditor & Committee Representations
  • Refinancing, DIP, & Exit Financing
  • Closing Operations & Liquidation Analysis, Planning, Execution, & Recovery
  • Roles as Chief Restructuring Officer
  • Receiverships & Trustee Appointments

Resource for Senior Management & Directors

Making decisions in complex, difficult, and sensitive areas requires experienced and objective advisors. We can assess your challenges to identify actionable opportunities and provide a new perspective. Our experienced advisors can leverage their strategic, financial, and operational expertise to offer solutions to your specific needs.

Our services include:

  • Strategic Planning
  • Facilitating Change
  • Organization & Business Assessments
  • Mentor & Leadership Support
  • Referrals to Strategic Resources

How can we help you?

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