Alvarez & Marsal, a leading independent global professional services firm, has set the standard for working with organizations to solve complex problems, improve performance, drive critical change and maximize value for stakeholders.
The world is changing and changing fast. Competitive advantage will go to the agile, innovative and early adopters. Business models will need to be rethought to protect trust and enable the successful execution of winning strategies.
Success demands a clear path to results. Working with management of troubled or underperforming companies, A&M helps develop strategic plans to addresses challenges and opportunities, and build on core strengths.
Alvarez & Marsal's Transaction Advisory Group works with private equity firms, corporate acquirers, and hedge funds to identify and maximize value at every point in the transaction lifecycle.
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Cyber crime is an ever-increasing threat. Is your organization prepared?
Responsiveness. As tax law continues to increase in complexity and the stakes for businesses continue to rise, nothing is more important. Risk must be mitigated. Opportunities must be seized. Critical decisions must be made and implemented.
Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) Taxand provides the quality client service you need.
Companies, private equity and hedge funds, investors and parties to contracts deal with transactional information that has been recorded at fair value and often subject to periodic measurement of such.
Economic pressures, aggressive lending and increased risks have resulted in a wave of troubled balance sheets, prompting regulators to place heightened scrutiny on financial institutions. In this exceedingly complex landscape, lenders, policy makers, investors and consumers are facing unprecedented challenges.
Trends in public policy, shareholder powers and activism place increasingly complex interlinked demands for transparency and accountability from corporate board structures and functions.
A well-designed compensation and benefits package is an important component of an executive’s financial arrangement and an organization’s business strategy. Alvarez & Marsal Executive Benefits Consulting brings experience and expertise in assisting companies to design and manage executive compensation and benefits programs that achieve these objectives.
Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) focuses teams of senior professionals directly on client issues.
High-profile struggles of giants such as General Motors, Chrysler and Ford have brought to the forefront the increasingly volatile market conditions facing today’s automotive industry. Uncertainty surrounding macroeconomic challenges and the liquidity of original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), as well as the supply base, makes the near-term seem bleak and uncertain. As a result, automakers and their suppliers, whether distressed, underperforming or healthy, are filled with a greater sense of urgency to stop crises in their tracks, rapidly improve performance and create sustainable growth.
The consumer packaged goods industry is at a crossroads. Given current economic realities, these organizations continue to be challenged as they balance gaining share of the consumer’s wallet while providing value to the consumer. Faced with pressures from retailers, the diminishing impact of advertising, as well as competition from high-quality private label offerings, many consumer packaged goods organizations are losing critical brand relevance and positioning in the retail battleground.
The energy industry is undergoing a transformation as the rapid growth of North American crude oil and natural gas production changes global energy supplies and impacts the allocation of capital and corporate strategies. This transformation is creating both opportunities and challenges for companies in all sectors of the industry.
The credit crisis has produced a global shockwave for the financial services industry. Lingering pools of troubled assets, increased regulatory implications, government assistance, as well as the fall of major players continue to present unique challenges along with complex, mounting pressures and aggressive legislative developments.
Healthcare organizations and their stakeholders face unprecedented challenges in managing the business of healthcare. These mounting pressures can undermine – if not outright threaten – the sustainable delivery of quality services.
Technology companies face myriad challenges to not only meet financial goals, but to remain competitive in a constantly changing and innovative landscape. Consumers are increasingly savvy in technology capabilities and, consequently, are more sophisticated in their demands. In an economic downturn, technology businesses face budget cuts, declining sales and a decrease in consumer demand. To weather the storm, cost savings are crucial to firms that are struggling amid distressed market conditions.
Organizations and regulators across the insurance industry face complex challenges to improve performance, meet financial and operational targets, and navigate compliance issues. The Insurance Advisory services practice of Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) draws upon the firm's distinctive operational heritage to deliver results.
Manufacturing, which accounts for 18 percent of world GDP, is now facing its largest decline since World War II. Global competition, complex company structures, and emerging markets are challenging current business capabilities, while providing opportunities for prepared companies to gain market share. Input costs are challenging and IT and human capital investments are crucial considerations for all manufacturing businesses.
As communications, media, and entertainment companies continue to combat the complex challenges presented by the digital movement, plummeting ad revenues and consolidation, many recognize the significant opportunity the current landscape presents for improving the performance of their operations.
A&M helps public sector leaders to thoroughly analyze operations, seize opportunities and effect functional change to dramatically impact service delivery and budget management – in any economic climate.
How can A&M Real Estate Advisory Services ("A&M REAS") help your company – anywhere in the world? Today’s real estate landscape is more complex than ever – sovereign debt burdens, defaults and deleveraging, regulatory compliance, long-range sustainability and creative re-use, alignment between asset management strategy and property management implementation, and billions of dollars of dry powder looking for the optimal risk-adjusted return opportunities. A&M Real Estate Advisory Services professionals are experienced at addressing all of these issues and more.
As retailers continue to face a weak economic environment, the landscape is changing dramatically – with no signs that the pace of change is slowing.
Cutthroat competition and the increasingly unforgiving credit markets are creating a variety of challenges for transportation and infrastructure companies. In an industry that requires significant capital expenditure and investment, and with long-term high fuel prices putting pressure on businesses, leverage is often necessary to maintain liquidity.
|Company Name (s)||A&M Role||Filing Date||Court/District||Judicial Centre/Division of Filing|
|1324206 Alberta Ltd. (referred to as “Whitemud Heights”)||Receiver Manager||Nov 13, 2013||Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta||Edmonton|
|682202 B.C. Ltd. d.b.a. Cedarbrooke Chateau||Receiver Manager||Mar 9, 2011||Supreme Court of British Columbia||Vancouver|
|Alston Energy Inc.||CCAA Monitor||Dec 9, 2013||Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta||Calgary|
|Arctic Glacier Income Fund, Arctic Glacier Inc. and Subsidiaries||CCAA Monitor||Feb 22, 2012||Court of Queen's Bench of Manitoba||Winnipeg|
|Arthon Industries Limited et al.||CCAA Monitor||Nov 29, 2013||Supreme Court of British Columbia||Vancouver|
|Atikwa Resources Inc.||Court Appointed Receiver Manager||Jan 31, 2014||Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta||Calgary|
|DB Media||Trustee||Dec 9, 2010||Ontario||Toronto|
|Do All Industries Ltd. and P&O Assets Ltd. (the “Do All Group”)||Court Appointed Receiver||Feb 6, 2014||Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta||Calgary|
|Dowland Contracting Ltd.||Receiver Manager||May 21, 2013||Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta||Edmonton|
|Eagle River Casino||Receiver Manager||Jan 31, 2014||Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta||Edmonton|
|First American Development Group/Carib, LLC||Court Appointed Receiver||Jun 4, 2010||Superior Court of the Virgin Islands||St. Thomas and St. John|
|Hoo Ming Trading Co. Ltd., Chalwood Forest Products Ltd. and of certain lands of Tsan-Fa Wang||Receiver and Manager||Mar 27, 2013||Supreme Court of British Columbia||Vancouver|
|Impact 2000 Inc.||Trustee in Bankruptcy & Court Appointed Receiver||May 3, 2013 & Jun 20, 2013, respectively||Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta||Calgary|
|InterTAN Canada Ltd||CCAA Monitor||Nov 10, 2008||Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Commercial List)||Toronto|
|Jack Kenneth Purdy||Proposal Trustee||Dec 2, 2011||Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta||Edmonton|
|Lemare Holdings Ltd. et al.||Monitor under the CCAA||Jun 21, 2012||Supreme Court of British Columbia||Vancouver|
|LightSquared||Court Appointed Information Officer||May 18, 2012||Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Commercial List)||Toronto|
|MTB Industries Inc.||Court Appointed Receiver||May 4, 2009||Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Commercial List)||Toronto|
|Pakit Inc||Receiver and Manager||Feb 2, 2012||Supreme Court of British Columbia||Vancouver|
|Purdy Group of Companies||CCAA Monitor||Dec 1, 2011||Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta||Edmonton|
|Redcorp Ventures Ltd. and Redfern Resources Ltd||Interim Receiver and Receiver||May 29, 2009||Supreme Court of British Columbia||Vancouver|
|Sterling Shoes Inc and Sterling Shoes GP Inc||CCAA Monitor||Oct 21, 2011||Supreme Court of British Columbia||Vancouver|
|TLC Vision Corporation||Information Officer||Dec 23, 2009||Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Commercial List)||Toronto|
|The Rosseau Resort Developments Inc.||Interim Receiver, Receiver and Manager and Trustee under the Construction Lien Act (Ontario)||May 22, 2009||Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Commercial List)||Toronto|