PRACTICE AREAS

HELPING COMPANIES ACHIEVE LASTING RESULTS

SCP’s six main practice areas solve complex operational and financial problems by maximizing value for stakeholders and driving critical change and performance.

TURNAROUND MANAGEMENT & FINANCIAL RESTRUCTURING

Throughout complex financial reorganizations, SCP delivers the trusted advice, meaningful insights and stable leadership necessary to get to the right decision. SCP combines its deep financial expertise and extensive understanding of the restructuring process to solve the most challenging situations a company may face.

  • Develop a detailed cash model to accurately forecast liquidity
  • Activity manage cash flow to optimize expenditures and cash collections procedures
  • Re-establish credibility and communication between the company and its key stakeholders
  • Propose and review reorganization plans that are in line with company and stakeholder goals, and are consistent with projected cash flow
  • Establish valuation criteria, ratio analyses and other metrics for capital structures with various forms of capital
  • Determine assets and business valuation
  • Assess existing financial reporting methodologies and propose improvements

PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT

SCP provides immediate, collaborative and hands-on advisory services for companies, management teams and other stakeholders facing a change process, finding ways to improve efficiencies and reduce costs, and thereby increase a company’s profitability.

The firm delivers the technical expertise and additional resources required to face extraordinary challenges.

Activities performed with management on a day-to-day basis include:

  • Focus on root causes, critical issues and achievable solutions for capital preservation
  • Create and implement plans to immediately improve cash flow and restore earnings
  • Develop revenue strategies and execute plans to create growth
  • Fundamentally transform operating practices to improve efficiency and profitability
  • Improve controls and drive positive change to achieve long-term sustainability
  • Re-establish credibility and communication between the company and its customers
  • Improve logistics sourcing and lines of credit

INTERIM MANAGEMENT

SCP’s proven operators can help bridge gaps in areas where companies and management teams are struggling, to help effectuate process improvement and/or a financial restructuring.

Our experience has taught us the importance of collaboration and frequent communication in creating a successful outcome.

Interim CEO, CRO, CFO, COO and floor-level general managerial services focused on:

  • Hands-on management, with a goal of creating long-term sustainable companies
  • Development of revenue strategies and execution plans to create growth
  • Monetization of non-core assets through improved operations, strategic liquidations or divestitures
  • Long-term labor, staff planning and realignment for labor cost optimization
  • Maximizing the value of productive resources through strategic sourcing and/or site location optimization

Independent Board Member services include:

  • Development & execution of business plans
  • Strategic oversight of turnaround and restructuring situations

TRANSACTION ADVISORY SERVICES

Our seasoned dealmakers provide a full spectrum of analytical and consulting services to help plan for and execute transformative transactions. SCP employs a hands-on approach to ensure all bases are covered from start to finish.

Activities performed with management on a day-to-day basis include:

  • Support C-Suite executives on strategic initiatives, and help ensure goals are executable and supported by all key stakeholders
  • Structure and negotiate transactions with various capital sources
  • Manage key projects through the duration of a transaction
  • Provide comprehensive analytical M&A support, and work with bankers to ensure structural concepts and valuation metrics are aligned with management goals
  • Coordinate due diligence and other activities related to finalizing a transaction
  • Implement post-merger integration processes, such as 100-day planning

DEBT CAPITAL SOLUTIONS

SCP’s team of former bankers draws upon years of experience in optimizing companies’ balance sheet structures to guide finance executives through complex capital raises and restructurings.

Activities performed with management on a day-to-day basis include:

  • Provide comprehensive solutions to balance sheet restructurings, both in- and out-of-court
  • Structure and execute refinancing transactions, including ABL, term debt, equipment loans and unsecured vendor liabilities
  • Lead negotiations with existing and potential new lenders across the capital stack
  • Advise on latest trends and activities in credit markets
  • Assist in the preparation of confidential offering materials and other documentation to attract new capital

FIDUCIARY SERVICES

SCP’s fiduciary practice areas solve complex operational and financial problems by maximizing value for stakeholders and driving critical change and performance.

Activities performed with management on a day-to-day basis include:

  • Fiduciary & estate management
  • Operating & post plan Chapter 11 trustee
  • Assignee for the benefit of creditors
  • Bankruptcy examiner
  • Federal or state court receiver
  • Conduct asset sales under Section 363 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code
  • Assist Chapter 7 trustees with asset liquidations and fraudulent conveyance recovery actions