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"Service: Acquisition due diligence
Client: $200,000,000 consumer products company
Company: Specialty niche add-on
Revenues: $30,000,000
Investment: $28,000,..."

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10/27/2014

Avant Sponsoring ACG Event

Thanks in part to the generosity of Avant Advisory Group, ACG Los Angeles was pleased to present this educational and fun event for LA business professionals on October 15 at the California Club....
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07/16/2013

SEC Eyes Data Mining to Boost Fraud Detection

The “drastically reduced cost” and increased power of analytics are driving efforts to track down companies that seem to be doing a whole lot better than everyone else....
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02/05/2013

Distressed Investing: Why Bankruptcies are on the Decline

Although there were immense opportunities for distressed investors in the immediate aftermath of the financial crisis, the environment has become challenging to predict. With cheap money, questionable recovery, and few bankruptcies, the number of distressed companies is in a state of uncertainty....
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04/26/2012

Michael Ozawa joined Avant Advisory Group

Michael Ozawa has joined Avant Advisory Group as a partner and managing director....
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09/26/2011

Avant Advisory Group Assists with Restructuring $75 Million Credit Facility for a National Nursery Operator

Avant Advisory Group’s recent restructuring project brought a great result for both the borrower and the lenders. Through Avant’s continuing efforts the client was able to prevent a potential bankruptcy situation and reposition itself for future growth. For so many other companies in this sector, the result has been a Chapter 11 proceeding leading to liquidation. On the flip side, the lender group has a stronger long-term client positioned for future growth....
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02/28/2011

Where There's Smoke, There's Fraud

Sarbanes-Oxley has done little to curb corporate malfeasance. Therefore, CFOs should implement a range of fraud-prevention measures....
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12/22/2009

AVANT ADVISORY GROUP ANNOUNCES BUSINESS ALLIANCE WITH WAYPOINT LEADERSHIP, A STRATEGIC PROJECT EXECUTION FIRM

Waypoint Leadership Inc. and Avant Advisory Group, have partnered to provide world class financial and operational project management and execution support to their clients...
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12/22/2009

SENIOR SALES EXECUTIVE JOINS AVANT ADVISORY GROUP MANAGEMENT CONSULTING FIRM

Don McNamara, Certified Management Consultant (CMC), has joined the sales and revenues management and C-Suite, turnaround, and mergers and acquisitions practices of Avant Advisory Group...
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10/27/2009

AVANT ADVISORY GROUP ANNOUNCES NEW MANAGING DIRECTOR AND MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES INDUSTRY FOCUS

Avant Advisory Group (www.AvantAdvisory.com), a premier management consulting firm, is pleased to announce that Steven M. Besbeck has joined the firm as managing director....
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08/22/2009

OPTIMUM EXPENSE RECOVERY AND AVANT ADVISORY GROUP ANNOUNCE BUSINESS ALLIANCE

Optimum Expense Recovery and Consulting and Avant Advisory Group, have partnered to provide one-stop expense reduction solutions to their clients across the country....
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07/18/2009

RESTRUCTURING AND TURNAROUND CONSULTING FIRMS BAILEY|ELIZONDO AND AVANT ADVISORY GROUP ANNOUNCE BUSINESS ALLIANCE

San Francisco, California, July 20, 2009, Bailey & Elizondo LLC and Avant Advisory Group, have partnered to provide world class financial and operational restructuring and capital markets financing solutions to their clients...
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07/07/2009

SEASONED  FINANCIAL CONSULTANT AND EXECUTIVE Joins  Avant Advisory Group Management Consulting Firm

Los Angeles,  California, July 9, 2009 - Thomas Stamatis, finance executive and management  consultant, has joined the CFO and C-Suite, mergers and acquisitions, and  turnaround practices of Avant Advisory Group...
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07/05/2009

SENIOR  FINANCE EXECUTIVE Joins Avant Advisory Group Management Consulting Firm

Los Angeles, California, July 7, 2009 - Patrick Lynch, CPA, finance and management executive, has joined the transition  management  -  mergers and acquisitions, turnaround,  restructuring - and the C-Suite practices of Avant  Adv...
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06/23/2009

CERTIFIED SIX SIGMA BLACK BELT JOINS AVANT ADVISORY GROUP MANAGEMENT CONSULTING FIRM

Newport Beach, California, June 25, 2009 - William A. Swanson, a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt, has joined the performance improvement and profitability solutions team of Avant Advisory Group...
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06/08/2009

Management Consultant Awarded Certified Fraud Specialist Designation

Los Angeles, California, June 10, 2009 - Martin S. McDermut, CPA, CM&AA, and managing director of Avant Advisory Group has recently been designated a Certified Fraud Specialist (CFS) by the Association of Certified Fraud Specialists....
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06/07/2009

Organizational Strategy Expert Joins Avant Advisory Group Management Consulting Firm

Los Angeles, California, June 9, 2009 - Joe Herold, an organizational strategy expert, has joined the transition management -  merger and acquisition, turnaround, restructuring - and the C-Suite practices of Avant Advisory Group....
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06/06/2009

OPTIONEASE, INC. AND AVANT ADVISORY GROUP ANNOUNCE STRATEGIC BUSINESS ALLIANCE

Los Angeles, California, June 8, 2009, OptionEase, Inc. and Avant Advisory Group have partnered to provide efficiency, additional cost savings, and valuable compliance tools to their clients....
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05/18/2009

Management Consultant Awarded Certified Merger & Acquisitions Advisory Credential, “Gold Standard” for Middle Market Corporate Advisors

Los Angeles, California - May 20, 2009 - Martin S. McDermut, CPA and CFS and Managing Director of Avant Advisory Group, has recently been awarded the advanced Certified Merger & Acquisitions Advisor (CM&AA) Credential....
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05/09/2009

SENIOR HOSPITALITY AND REAL ESTATE EXECUTIVE JOINS AVANT ADVISORY GROUP MANAGEMENT CONSULTING FIRM

Los Angeles, California, May 11, 2009 - Allen M. Zielinski, CPA, has joined the transition management, turnaround, and profitability improvement practices of Avant Advisory Group...
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03/30/2009

Senior Retail and Restaurant Industry Executive Joins Avant Advisory Group Management Consulting Firm

Los Angeles, California, April 1, 2009 - John Bayley has joined the CFO and C-Suite services team of Avant Advisory Group (www.avantadvisory.com), a premier management consulting firm....
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