Few great men could pass HR

– Paul Goodman

We provide needs-based CFO’s to help you manage your business or provide support on specific issues or projects, from mentoring a finance team, to working capital management, from restructuring, to the process of negotiating the sale your business from decision to execution, we are there when you need support most.

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Examples of where we can help could include but are certainly not limited to :

Managing the bottom line and improving profitability                   

  • Review pricing models, costs, customers and business models to identify opportunities to increase profits over the long term.
  • Identifying and implementing cost savings
  • General pricing and contract reviews
  • Complex contract pricing, formulation and negotiation

Managing cashflow and improving the Balance Sheet

  • Making a cashflow forecast
  • Working capital management
  • Debt recovery

Managing the business – Financial and Management Reporting

  • Review of finance support systems to ensure that they are good for use and provide the level and detail needed to run the business
  • Ensuring the business has appropriate performance indicators, and if not, to design them and measure them
  • Designing and implementing budgetary and forecasting processes for the business

Managing the finance team

  • Mentoring the existing finance team to be more proactive in the business
  • Advising the existing team on speaking up where they have identified hidden value, which they are often reluctant to do as finance is often a secondary team in an SME

Managing the sale of the business

  • refer to ‘advise’ page for types of sale, whether trade sale, IPO, private equity etc, we can assist in any form of full or partial sale which needs careful management
  • Setting a time frame for sale, the longer the better in order to build value and dress the business for sale
  • developing a teaser document for buyers briefly summarising the opportunity
  • identifying and contacting potential buyers
  • preliminary documents and discussions and shortlists of interested buyers
  • assistance with negotiations, valuations, contract terms and the due diligence process
  • assistance with celebrating a successful sale !

Think we can help ? Call us for a coffee on +852 9528 7053