Alvarez and Marsal

CFO Services &
Interim Management

The Building Blocks of Business Transformation

A&M professionals are experienced leaders who bring strategic and hands-on tactical expertise. Our team brings know-how, expertise and grit to lead organizations through complex and challenging situations. Leadership during times of transition require a unique skill set and exceptional caliber to navigate uncertainty and complexity.

NAVIGATING CHALLENGING BUSINESS ENVIRONMENTS

NAVIGATING CHALLENGING BUSINESS ENVIRONMENTS

When business environments become challenging and/or uncertain, a steady hand with experience is needed to:

  • Instill confidence
  • Provide transparency
  • Promote structure and discipline
  • Prioritize competing priorities
  • Bridge the company to the other side of the challenges

BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION

BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION

Changing course for an underperforming organization or function requires strong leadership to:

  • Conduct honest assessments of the root causes for underperformance
  • Be open to alternate views
  • Develop action plans with expected outcomes and accountability
  • Stomach growing pains associated with change
  • Pivot as needed as based on continual feedback

TRANSACTION SUPPORT (INTEGRATION / CARVE-OUT)

TRANSACTION SUPPORT (INTEGRATION / CARVE-OUT)

As businesses evolve through mergers and carve-outs, successful transition rely on management to:

  • Implement tools to organize the transition activity
  • Establish the objectives for the end-state
  • Identify and mitigate risks
  • Manage the business effectively during the transition period, before the end-state is established
  • Develop and implement an operating framework for newcomers

Case Study

Case Study

CLIENT
<h1>$1.2 B</h1>
<strong>Collision Repair Provider</strong>

<strong>Mission was to stabilize liquidity, right-size overhead and improve financial reporting
</strong>

ROLE

  • Implemented improved liquidity management policies, processes and tools
  • Structured a cost reduction “right-sizing” plan
  • Led significant company reorg to enable cost savings and improve communications

IMPACT

$30M

In permanent cost reduction

$100M

Identified/led prepayment from company’s largest vendor

Learning the A&M way was learning how to control my own destiny within the firm. And that’s what has me here 10 years later, extremely happy about it.

Richard
Jenkins

Managing Director

rjenkins@alvarezandmarsal.com

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