Performance Improvement

Middle-market companies looking to re-establish, maintain or gain a competitive edge in today’s complex business environment require strategies that optimize both operationally and financially. Whether the objective is to transform an underperforming business, generate cash from operations, or to enhance the value of a healthy company, Avant Advisory Group is uniquely positioned to generate breakthrough performance for our clients.

Avant excels at providing skilled guidance in performance improvement through direct client involvement with highly-experienced former senior executives and credentialed consultants – recognized experts in their fields. We bring a sense of urgency, teamwork, and pragmatism to produce results that are rapid, quantifiable, and sustainable through a three-phased approach that includes:

  • Opportunity Assessment to surface key issues and concerns and to quantify their cost/benefit impact
  • Analysis and Program Design to identify and realize “Quick Wins,” quantify opportunities, determine requirements, and deliver a detailed implementation plan
  • An implementation that involves working with Company staff in joint teams to deliver results and measures that (are often self-funding) and ensure long-term

Our performance improvement services include:

  • Working capital management and cash maximization
  • Spend management and sourcing optimization
  • LEAN and process improvement
  • Organizational transformation and value creation
  • Operational / Quality of operations due diligence
  • Post-acquisition integration
  • Information technology – assessment and implementation
  • Revenue enhancement
  • C-Suite interim management and support
  • Program management and implementation

 

Diligence Case Study

Diligence Case Study

Purchase Price Reduction Resulting from EBITDA Diligence Adjustments and Working Capital Shortfall

Diligence Case Study

Diligence Case Study

Sometimes the Best Deal May Be the One Not Done!