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Recovering & Rebuilding Value: Turnaround Management and Distressed Investing Strategies
John Collard -- Turnaround Interim Management Expert John Collard -- Turnaround Interim Management Expert
Annapolis , MD
Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Recovering & Rebuilding Value

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, rebuilding value, 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, serves as outside director, 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 & Rebuilding Value: Turnaround Management and Distressed Investing Strategies


By John M. Collard


Ebook Articles:

See formatted E/Book at:  www.StrategicMgtPartners.com/ebook.pdf

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/abfjvalue.pdf


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/smartceo.pdf 


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


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


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/ma-inv.pdf


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/djexit.pdf


Value Creation Model To Build Value

Value Creation Model. Built to Sell, Shareholder Value Magazine  http://www.StrategicMgtPartners.com/svm-vcm.pdf


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/dm.pdf


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/dml.pdf


Benefits of Outside Directors

Outside Directors Offer Valuable Guidance, Contacts, Baltimore Business Journal  http://www.StrategicMgtPartners.com/bbjod.pdf


6 Ways Outside Directors Benefit Business Growth, You Need These Guys, President & CEO Magazine http://www.StrategicMgtPartners.com/pceodirectors.pdf


Benefits of Interim Management Executives

Quick Leadership & Benefits of Interim Managers. C-Level Execs Make a Difference. ABF Journal  http://www.StrategicMgtPartners.com/abfjinterim.pdf


Raising Money in Tough Times

Raising Money In Tough Times: Easier Than You May Think. Turnaround Management Journal  http://www.StrategicMgtPartners.com/tmjmoney.pdf


Set Strategy — Build Mission Statement for Direction

Mission Possible: Six Questions Your Mission Statement Should Answer, BMDO Update, National Technology Transfer Center



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/fm-ibm.pdf




About 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, 45+ transactions worth $1.2B, and $80M fund management expertise to run troubled companies, serve on boards, advise company boards, litigators, institutional and private equity investors, and raise capital. John has parachuted in as the Interim CEO or senior executive to turn around troubled entities, and serves as an outside director.  John is Chairman of Strategic Management Partners, Inc. (410-263-9100, www.StrategicMgtPartners.com ) in Annapolis, Maryland.  John is inducted into the Turnaround Management, Restructuring, and Distressed Investing Industry Hall Of Fame. John is Past Chairman of the Turnaround Management Association (TMA), Chairman of the Association of Interim Executives (AIE), and a Senior Fellow of the Turnaround Management Society. John is a Prince George's Business Leader of the Year. John was honored by the Association of Interim Managers with their Interim Management Lifetime Achievement Award. John was named Most Admired CEO in Maryland by the Daily Record.


About 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, outside director governance, board and private equity advisory, raising money, and investing in and rebuilding underperforming distressed troubled companies. SMP rebuilds small business and mid-cap firms. 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, rebuilding troubled companies, investment recovery, turnaround management and equity investing. SMP is celebrating 25 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. SMP is winner of Corporate Intl Magazine Global Award for Interim Management Specialist Firm of the Year. SMP is recipient of the Turnaround Management Firm of the Year by Acquisition Intl Magazine.


Strategic Management Partners, Inc.: turnaround managers ready to run troubled companies, recover assets from investments gone bad, advise boards of directors raise money, 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; 8a; High-Tech; Finance; Marine Services; Real Estate Development; Construction; Fabrication; and Printing. Small and Mid-Sized businesses.


When in doubt, call a turnaround professional.







www.StrategicMgtPartners.com   Turnaround Managers.


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


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Turnaround Management Association  www.turnaround.org


Turnaround Management Society  www.turnaround-society.com


Association of Interim Executives  www.interimexecs.org


Social Media:

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