Winter Harbor LLC
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Capabilities

Knowledge. Experience. Stability.

 
 

We identify the issues quickly, propose practical solutions and execute them efficiently, always in collaboration with management and outside stakeholders. This results in value-added, time-sensitive and cost-efficient outcomes for our clients.

Restructuring & Turnaround | Interim Management | Financial Advisory & Assessment | Capital Raising | Bankruptcy, Insolvency & Case Management


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restructuring & turnaround

When operating performance deteriorates or when unexpected events impact your business, Winter Harbor can help. Ownership, management and boards of directors need to be able to rely on and trust the advice of seasoned professionals who can quickly assess the situation and guide their company through recovery. We have extensive experience managing the various entities – employees, customers, lenders, vendors and equity holders – and will face your challenges head-on with you. This process may include, but is not limited to, the following services:

  • Financial and Operational Assessments

  • Liquidity Management and Enhancement

  • Financial Forecasting and Business Plan Development

  • Cost Rationalization

  • Profit Improvement

  • Vendor / Supplier Management

  • Revenue Improvement / Sales Strategy

  • Operational Improvement

  • Strategic Alternatives Analysis

  • Lender and Constituent Interface and Negotiations


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interim management

Whether you need to fill a void in your management team, supplement an existing management team, or are looking for someone with specific experience to guide you through a restructuring, Winter Harbor has professionals that can quickly and discreetly respond to your needs. We have built a team around the premise that a good advisor truly understands the daily pressures confronting management during times of crisis. This understanding can only come from hands on experience, which our team has in spades.  We’re experienced and ready to serve in the following roles:

  • Chief Restructuring Officer

  • Chief Executive Officer

  • Chief Operating Officer

  • Chief Financial Officer

  • Treasurer or Controller

  • Sales and Marketing Director

  • Information Technology Director


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Financial Advisory & Assessment

Whether your company is seeking capital to bolster liquidity, fund growth, or invest in working capital, defined assets or initiatives, we believe that efficient capital creation should by definition be a relatively painless process. Access to capital is an essential part of your company’s strategy and its ongoing viability. Working directly with you to understand your company’s ambitions, Winter Harbor will tirelessly work to take your business to the next level through the following steps:

  • Business Valuations

  • Business Segment and Product Evaluations

  • Financial Reporting and Cash Flow Forecasting

  • General Operational Management

  • Business Plan Development

  • Process and Profit Improvement


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Capital Raising

Winter Harbor professionals have qualified experience successfully securing financing and raising capital. We assist clients with evaluating a range of funding alternatives, and provide advice on and execute financing. We have facilitated raising capital for investing in growth initiatives, restructurings, acquisitions, buyouts and initial public offerings. As your financial advisor, we will solicit equity and/or debt financing, or handle covenant negotiations with your existing lender. We will manage your relationships with key constituents and clients during the transaction process.

  • Sourcing of Equity and/or Debt

  • Management of Due-diligence Process

  • Management of Constituents during Transaction Process

  • Valuation Services

  • Negotiation with Financing Sources


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bankruptcy, insolvency & case management

While filing Chapter 11 is not the path that we typically advocate for our clients, at times there may be no other viable option or the benefits afforded by the Bankruptcy Code may outweigh the inherent risks associated with a filing. Our professionals have broad knowledge of the various legal venues and processes required to make the bankruptcy process smooth and less painful. Winter Harbor offers the following services to our clients operating within Chapter 11:

  • Chapter 11 Processing and End-to-End Case Management

  • Reorganization Negotiation and Development Planning

  • Debtor in Possession (DIP) Budgeting

  • Negotiating and Structuring of DIP Financing

  • Disclosure Statement Planning and Support

  • Preparation of Monthly Operating Reports

  • Claims Management and Resolution

  • Expert Testimony

  • Constituent Management