Mr. Alvarez has deep expertise, leadership and management experience in assessing financial statements, business plans, working capital requirements, capital expenditure requirements, operational and organizational reviews, valuation and capital structure, as well as in developing and implementing first 100-day plans and 13-week cash-flow projections.
Mr. Alvarez has provided pre-investment due diligence on a large apparel manufacturer with global operations; pre-investment due diligence on a beverage paper packaging company; pre-investment due diligence for a large U.S. real estate investment trust (REIT); and post-investment performance improvement services on a trucking dealership.
Mr. Alvarez’s notable financial advisory assignments include two New York-based hospitals; a large U.S. plastics packaging company; a large U.S. bottling company; a large public kitchenware supplier with domestic and foreign manufacturing facilities; a large public industrial rental company; an insurance claims processing company; a slip cover company; a plumbing company; and a water beverage company. Among his notable interim financial management assignments, Mr. Alvarez has served at: Treofan Group, one of Europe’s large chemical plastics packaging companies; $250 million publicly-held provider of telecom infrastructure services; London Fog’s Pacific Trail division; and Wherehouse Entertainment.
Mr. Alvarez was also a member of the A&M teams at Exodus Communications, an Internet co-location provider; German jet aircraft manufacturer Fairchild Dornier’s U.S. subsidiary; Bridge Information Systems; Epoch Networks; Cherokee Apparel; Fedco, Inc.; California Mart; Integrated Resources, a diversified financial services company; and a representative for the retiree committee in US Air’s restructuring.
Mr. Alvarez earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame and an MBA from New York University, Stern School of Business.