Daily News: May 6, 2014

A&M, METIS Financial Network Form Strategic Alliance

Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) announced a strategic alliance between the firm’s Real Estate Advisory Services practice and METIS Financial Network, offering clients the benefit of A&M’s extensive real estate valuation, operational and consulting industry expertise, and proprietary tools, alongside METIS’ highly adaptable, scalable data, document and workflow solutions.

The alliance enhances the best-in-class, value-added services and technologies available to financial institutions, private equity firms, and other sophisticated investors who look to A&M and METIS for real estate transaction support and valuation management.

“Delivering the proven leadership and execution needed to accelerate our clients’ performance, overcome challenges and maximize the value of real estate holdings requires that we offer the very best in practical tools,” said Scott Fowler, managing director with A&M’s Real Estate Advisory Services. “This partnership builds on already stellar capabilities with additional, seamless and secure applications.”

Floyd W. Kephart, chairman of METIS, stated “the breadth and depth of A&M’s real estate consulting practice, together with our unique customizable technology, provides a paradigm shift in how real estate information is transformed into actionable, value-enhancing strategies.”

METIS provides platform technology that automates key elements of a client’s process to enhance productivity, improve transparency and streamline communication between all stakeholders in the process.