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Recovering Value: Turnaround Management and Distressed Investing Strategies
John Collard -- Turnaround Interim Management Expert John Collard -- Turnaround Interim Management Expert
Annapolis , MD
Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Recovering Value: Turnaround Management Strategies
Ebook: a compendium of published articles by John M. Collard, turnaround specialist, interim CEO manager, and private equity advisor. This EBook is compiled by Strategic Management Partners, Inc., a turnaround management firm focused on small and middle-market companies. We turn around, and raise money for troubled companies.


www.StrategicMgtPartners.com/ebook.pdf  Ebook Compendium of Articles 


This collection of writings by John M. Collard is complied as a representative reference resource of strategies to be successful in the turnaround management and distressed investing industry. These articles have been published in many industry publications and demonstrate the thinking of John M. Collard, an expert turn around manager who runs troubled companies as their CEO, advises boards of directors, lenders, lawyers, and private equity investors. There is a turn around process which involves bringing leadership, setting strategy, building a quality management team, acquiring new business/sales, establishing sound capital structure, implementing processes, and nurturing resources. Distressed company leadership is about value preservation, recovery, communicating with multiple stakeholders, rebuilding, saving jobs, and leading in adversity.


Recovering Value: Turnaround Management and Distressed Investing Strategies

By John M. Collard

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Or choose select articles of interest:

Turnaround Process: Phases and Actions Plan To Improve Success

Managing Turnarounds Requires Clear Thinking, Quick Action, and a Plan, RMA Journal, Publication of Risk Management Assoc. (Commercial Bankers)  http://www.StrategicMgtPartners.com/rmaphases.pdf

Managing Turnarounds in Times of Crisis. Phases and Actions To Accelerate the Recovery Process. Directorship, The Magazine of The National Association Of Corporate Directors  http://www.StrategicMgtPartners.com/directorshipactions.pdf

Working With Turnaround Professionals To Preserve Value

Recover & Preserve Value: Working Successfully With Turnaround Professionals (Part 1, When is Turnaround Specialist needed, how to hire AND Part 2, How Specialist operates, why firms hesitate hiring). ABF Journal, Turnaround Corner (Asset Based Lenders)  http://www.StrategicMgtPartners.com/library/abfj.html

Early Warning Signs of Companies Heading For Trouble

Deathbed Businesses:  When a Business Stops Growing. It Starts Dying. Baltimore & Washington Smart CEO Magazines  http://www.StrategicMgtPartners.com/library/smartceo.html

Is Your Company In Trouble? Early Warning Signs Pinpoint Business Troubles, The Corporate Board Magazine  http://www.StrategicMgtPartners.com/library/tcb.html

Steering Clear of the Brink, The Journal of Private Equity, an Institutional Investor Publication  http://www.StrategicMgtPartners.com/library/jpe.html

Building Value In Companies to Prepare Them For Sale

A Hands On Approach. Mergers & Acquisitions, The Dealmaker's Journal, SourceMedia, Inc.  http://www.StrategicMgtPartners.com/library/ma-inv.html

Investing in Underperforming Distressed Troubled Companies

Looking For The Exit: An Approach To Investing in Underperforming Companies, Dow Jones Bankruptcy Review, Dow Jones & Company Newsletters  http://www.StrategicMgtPartners.com/library/djexit.html

Value Creation Model To Build Value

Value Creation Model. Built to Sell, Shareholder Value Magazine  http://www.StrategicMgtPartners.com/library/svm.html

Defense Conversion — Strategies for Federal Government Contractors

A Director's Guide to Defense Conversion: How to Avoid Minefields in the Marketplace, Director's Monthly, Strategy Briefs  http://www.StrategicMgtPartners.com/library/dm.html

Executive Leadership to Enhance Value

All Leaders Are Not Created Equal: To Save the Company -- Change the Leadership Style, Director's Monthly  http://www.StrategicMgtPartners.com/library/dml.html

Set Strategy — Build Mission Statement for Direction

Mission Possible: Six Questions Your Mission Statement Should Answer, BMDO Update, National Technology Transfer Center  http://www.StrategicMgtPartners.com/library/bmdomisn.html

Incentive-Based Management To Get Results

Managing Employees Through Incentive Compensation - If You Want Results, Show Them The Money! Fabricator Magazine, Publication of Fabricators & Manufacturers Assoc., Int'l.  http://www.StrategicMgtPartners.com/library/ibmfab.html


The Author:

John M. Collard is a Certified Turnaround Professional (CTP), and a Certified International Turnaround Manager (CITM), who brings over 35 years senior operating leadership, $85M+ asset and investment recovery, 42+ transactions worth $780M+, and $80M fund management expertise to run troubled companies, raise capital, and advise company boards, litigators, institutional and private equity investors. John has parachuted in as the Interim CEO or senior executive to turn around a trouble entity.  John is Chairman of Strategic Management Partners, Inc. (410-263-9100, www.StrategicMgtPartners.com ) in Annapolis, Maryland.  John was inducted into the Turnaround Management, Restructuring, and Distressed Investing Industry Hall Of Fame. John is Past Chairman of the Turnaround Management Association (TMA).  John is Chairman of Association of Interim Executives.  John is among the Regional Manufacturing Institute's Constellation of Stars 2010, honoring those individuals whose outstanding contributions have advanced the Maryland Manufacturing industry, and saved jobs in Maryland. John is the 2010 Prince George's Business Leader of the Year.

The Firm:

Strategic Management Partners, Inc. (www.StrategicMgtPartners.com 410-263-9100)  is a turnaround management firm specializing in interim management and executive CEO leadership, asset and investment recovery, corporate renewal governance, raising capital, private equity advisory, and investing in underperforming distressed troubled companies.  SMP helps clients restore value to troubled companies, prepare entities for 'cash out' at maximum value, recover assets for fund investors, support litigation, and invest private equity into distressed opportunities.  The firm has been advisor to Presidents Bush (41 & 43), Clinton, Reagan, and Yeltsin, World Bank, EBRD, Company Boards, and Equity Capital Investors on leadership, governance, turnaround management and equity investing. SMP is celebrating 20+ years of service to its clients. SMP was named Maryland's Small Business of the Year, and received the Governor's Citation, Governor Martin J. O'Malley, The State of Maryland as a special tribute to honor work in the areas of turning around troubled companies and saving jobs in Maryland.  Turnarounds & Workouts Magazine has twice named SMP among the 'Top Outstanding Turnaround Management Firms'.  American  and Baltimore Business Journals named SMP among the Most Active Turnaround Management and Consulting Firms in Baltimore, Washington, and the Mid-Atlantic Region.  Global M&A Network Turnaround Atlas Awards named SMP as Boutique Turnaround Consulting Firm of the Year .

Strategic Management Partners, Inc.: turnaround managers ready to run troubled companies, recover assets from investments gone bad, advise boards of directors and investors on company viability in distressed situations.  We provide strong interim and operational leadership, strategic planning, financial, defense conversion, sales and marketing acumen developed building organizations in large and small companies, including President of public & private middle-market companies providing solutions to Commercial, Federal Government, International markets. Enterprises range from start-up to $100+mil. Industry expertise: Manufacturing; Job Shop; Engineering Services; Computer Processing/Services/Software/Integration; Communications; Defense Electronics; Aerospace; Federal Government Contracting; Systems Integration; High-Tech; Finance; Marine Services; Real Estate Development; Construction; Fabrication; and Printing.




www.StrategicMgtPartners.com   Turnaround Managers

www.StrategistLibrary.com  or  Strategic Management Partners, Inc. Library

SMP Celebrates 20 Years in Turnaround Business

SMP Named Among Top Outstanding Turnaround Management Firms by Turnarounds & Workouts Magazine

SMP Named Boutique Turnaround Consulting Firm of the Year, by Global M&A Network Turnaround Atlas Awards

SMP Named Maryland's Small Business of the Year and Received the Governor's Citation

SMP Named to Most Active Turnaround Management Firms in Mid-Atlantic List by American and Baltimore Business Journals

Collard Enters Turnaround Management, Restructuring, and Distressed Investing Industry Hall of Fame

Collard Past Chairman, Turnaround Management Association (TMA)

Collard Summary

Benefits of Interim Managers

Benefits of Interim Management Article

Collard Interviewed by InterimCEO

Collard on NewsReleaseWire

Social Media:

John M. Collard on Facebook at  http://www.facebook.com/JohnMCollard

John M. Collard on LinkedIn at  http://www.linkedin.com/in/JohnMCollard

John M. Collard on Twitter at  http://twitter.com/JohnCollard>


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Reprinted with permission. Copyright 2012, Strategic Management Partners, Inc. 410-263-9100

John M. Collard
Strategic Management Partners, Inc.
Annapolis, MD