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Troubled Companies

Stonegate’s advisors work with ownership and top management to resolve financial and operational issues for companies in a turnaround situation, As outside, objective advisors, Stonegate increases credibility in the turnaround process and supports management in reaching critical recovery milestones.  Stonegate will develop a new business plan and cash forecasts, advises or leads creditor and bank negotiations, improves reporting and guides the company to secure new financing. In addition, it will implement creditor compositions or help manage companies through bankruptcies or other restructuring. Stonegate specializes in helping troubled businesses or businesses in corporate renewal by providing various support services to help facilitate the recovery process. Stonegate’s consultants understand the special circumstances surrounding troubled companies and respond quickly to meet those demands. 


Advisory services include:

  • Preparation of an operational business plan & cash flow forecasts

  • Cash Management

  • Implement expense reduction programs

  • Lead creditor & bank negotiations

  • Restructure secured and unsecured debt

  • Address sales and revenue enhancements

  • Manage accounts receivable collections

  • Analyze accounts payable and develop action plans to manage cash

  • Develop strategies to stabilize the business and insure survival through a transition period

  • Assist in dispute resolution

  • Provide interim corporate management to guide a company through executive transition or crisis


Healthy Companies

Stonegate’s advisors work with ownership of healthy companies facing new problems and challenges.  The firm's extensive experience in business operations enables it to assist its clients in understanding complex issues relating to manufacturing, operations, sales and marketing, distribution, purchasing, inventory control, financial management, and all other enterprise components necessary to help our clients make their businesses successful and maximizing shareholder value. Most of our professionals have managed companies ranging in size from startups to mature companies. Coupled with Stonegate's financial expertise, and comprehensive understanding of the successful operation of business, Stonegate provides it's clients with a potent resource.

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