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Turnaround Services

UCP offers specialist turnaround management services. The earliest intervention increases the survival potential for companies in distress, as well as maximising the returns to stakeholders.

There are 3 stages of turnaround management.

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Stage 1 Assess Viability

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Stage 2 Stabilise and Develop Strategy

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Stage 3 Implementation and Monitoring

Stage 1 Assess Viability

This consists of a high level and detailed investigation of the business and its situation, and can take 2-4 weeks. The investigation acquires a wide range of information including:

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current and historical financials

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review of management capability

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cause of situation

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identification of potential solutions

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assessment of business issues

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assessment of ongoing business viability

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review of stakeholder issues

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completing a SWOT analysis to expose options.

Stage 2 Stabilise and Develop Strategy

Stage 2 focuses on stabilising the business and planning the recovery strategy. The timeframe can vary widely depending on the business situation and complexity and can take from 4 weeks to 3 months. The turnaround strategy consists of the following, and may occur concurrently and in any order:

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Crisis stabilisation taking control, cash management, short term financing, first step cost reduction.

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New or improved leadership due to inadequate skills, instability in management, need for fresh ideas, or to refresh a tired team.

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Stakeholder focus advising and engaging stakeholders dependent on the outcome and includes financiers, creditors, employees, customers, and others.

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Strategic focus redefining the core business, restructuring, M&A, divestment.

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Organisational change engaging key staff, improving communication, improving morale.

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Process improvements operational improvements that provides immediate benefits, and focus on issues that may be key risks.

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review of stakeholder issues

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Financial restructuring implementing tighter control and monitoring of cash (implementing a rolling 13 week cash flow forecast), equity injection, asset reduction or selling under-utilized assets to generate cash or use as security for short term funding.

Stage 3 Implementation and Monitoring

Stage 3 focuses on detailed implementation and monitoring. This may include setting up an advisory board to assist the owners, directors, or board to maintain focus on the implementation. Stage 3 duration may range from 3 12 months.

The business may bring on board a Project Executive whose prime role is to implement the turnaround strategy, allowing management to maintain focus on their core skills.

For further information contact UCP.

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