Restructuring and Turnaround Consulting in Russia
We provide a full range of financial restructuring alternatives in Russia for middle market companies, boards, shareholders, asset purchasers, key customers, lenders and creditors.
Working closely with our clients to understand the challenges that they are facing, we perform independent professional assessment and evaluations.
If the investment is not achieving sufficient returns or is at risk of insolvency, we can assist in quickly analyzing the decisive factors that affect firm’s survival and implement critical change to halt the losses and put the company back on the road to recovery.
ADVISING COMPANIES IN CHALLENGING SITUATIONS
Our financial restructuring and turnaround consulting in Russia facilitates recovery of companies in stabilizing finances and operations. We reassure all parties-in-interest that proactive steps are being taken to enhance value or guarantee financial recovery. All circumstances surrounding a particular troubled business are scrutinized. The focus is to restore profitability through strategies such as reducing costs, restructuring the balance sheet and renegotiating with creditors. Our mandate is to improve results and restore value to the stakeholders.
TURNAROUND VERSUS THE HUMAN FACTOR
In emergency situations just 15% of people on average manage to remain calm and rational enough to make decisions. Decisions that could save their lives. Passivity, mental paralysis or simply carrying on as normal in the face of a crisis mean a failure or incapability to adapt to a sudden change in the environment. Business recovery involves goal-directed behaviour: analyse a situation, draft a restructuring plan and implement a turnaround. Normally, this is straightforward. However, in new, unfamiliar, stressful environment when profitability is sinking, working capital is burning, it might look like a puzzle. Drafting a restructuring plan, where the exit is and how to get to it, could require a lot more conscious effort.
For clients in crisis, we develop liquidity management, capital solutions and perform:
cash flow forecasting
independent business reviews
liquidity enhancement initiatives
investigation of intercompany transactions and potential fraudulent conveyances
working capital management
evaluation of operations and reasonableness of business plans
analysis of debt service capabilities and design of appropriate capital structures
negotiation of executable restructuring programs between shareholders and creditors
origination and implementation of strategic transaction processes, including asset sales, capital raises, joint venture establishment and M&A during turnarounds
joined Grant Thornton Russia (renamed as Baker Tilly Russia in 2015) in 2006 where from 2011 he was a partner in charge for M&A transactions, restructuring and investigation services
qualified as CFA Charterholder, CPA (NH US), CFE (ACFE), MBA (Maastricht), M.I.Tax (Hamburg)
gained his initial experience from the financial restructuring (World bank projects), assurance & advisory (EY) and transaction advisory (Deloitte) engagements