Tag Archives: Turnaround Management

FASHIONING A SUCCESSFUL TURNAROUND: AlixPartners Restores Fashion House BCBG to its Winning Ways

The fashion industry is fickle at the best of times, and combining a fashion brand with retail stores is proving a recipe for disaster. AlixPartners was called in to save BCBGMaxAzria. Thanks to a dedicated turnaround team led by Holly Etlin and a nimble professional team, the company passed through Chapter 11 and has moved on to a successful second life.

U.S. Army Ranger Training for The Corporate Crisis Battle Zone

The Ranger Handbook provides a clear strategy for U.S. Rangers to follow when called into a crisis situation. Retired U.S. Army Major John Little now engages in a different type of crisis as a turnaround management specialist. But he still uses the Ranger Handbook to devise a successful strategy and points out that these methods are just as pertinent to the civilian business world as they are in the military.

Monetizing Intangible Assets in Insolvency: Protecting and Maximizing IA Value Before it Slips Away

Intangible assets (IA) can be a company’s most valuable property in insolvency. But unlike other collateral, these can include copyrights, source code, trademarks and domain names. Rapid changes in technology can lower the value of these assets before a sale is concluded. David Johnson, Joshua Pichinson and Martin Pichinson explain how to protect IA during a wind down and monetize the value before it slips away.

After a Volatile Political Year, What’s Next for Turnaround Professionals

After the 2016 election, Howard Brod Brownstein shared his observations of the challenges facing the turnaround industry. A year later, after the passage of new tax reforms and with the threat of tariffs and new world conflicts, he looks into his crystal ball once more to see what the future holds for the restructuring industry.