Banks & Alternative Lenders

Banks and alternative lenders rely on Avant Advisory Group as a valued resource for our expertise and responsiveness in protecting their interests in difficult situations. Where an objective and independent assessment is needed whether in vetting a forecast or in a distressed situation, Avant is trusted for its turnaround and restructuring capabilities and a prowess for unlocking and maximizing value. Our capabilities are comprehensive in scope and we are battle-tested in developing effective and executable plans to move middle market companies forward and place back on solid footing.

Avant provides credentialed specialists, recognized in their respective fields as Forensic-specialized CPAs, Certified Fraud Examiners, Certified Turnaround Professionals, Certified Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors, Merger, and Acquisition Specialist, who are also former senior former executives to provide responsive expertise. Avant is adept at performing incisive investigations, providing in-depth analyses of complex distressed situations, forensic accounting, or fraud investigations.

As a core competency to complement our turnaround and restructuring capabilities, Avant also assists banks and alternative lenders to respond to allegations relating to the propriety of accounting and financial reporting. In these situations, we have the depth and breadth to react quickly, and the expertise to effectively

We have a proven track record and reputation for providing exceptional service to confront challenges and balance constituent interests in the following situations:

Financial Forensic Accounting, Fraud Investigation, and Due Diligence

  • Financial forensics and special investigations
  • Monitoring, financing, and M&A due diligence
  • Financial statement misrepresentations
  • Restatements of financial statements
  • Management fraud
  • Internal investigations
  • Post-acquisition dispute analysis
  • Collateral investigations
  • Misappropriation of assets

Turnaround and Restructuring

  • Viability and liquidity analysis
  • Vetting of projections and pro forma analyses
  • Address liquidity concerns
  • Stabilize core operations
  • Cash flow modeling and financial forecasting
  • Debtor reorganizations and liquidations
  • Analyzing a company’s performance before, during, and after the applicable period
  • Financial restructuring
  • CFO services and interim C-suite management (CEO, CRO, CFO, etc.)
  • Analysis of preferences and fraudulent transfers
  • Assist in raising new capital, including debtor-in-possession or exit financing
  • Creditor support for lenders and committees
  • Restructuring plan development and evaluation
  • Identify and dispose of non-core assets
  • Assist in the implementation of an operational restructuring
  • Assist with bankruptcy case administration, serving as receivers, trustees, or examiners
  • Provide liquidation analyses for the “best interest test” of the Bankruptcy Code and other purposes
  • Perform feasibility analyses on plans of reorganization to comply with Section 1129(a)(11) of the Bankruptcy Code
  • Calculate lease and executory contract rejection analyses
  • Review of short-term cash flow projections
  • Review and assessment of restructuring alternatives
  • Performance monitoring following business plan 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!