Interim Management

Necessary decisions in stressful situations.

Operating in today’s complex and ever-evolving business environment can present challenges for even the most experienced executive teams. Ankura’s seasoned experts draw upon our vast and varied experiences to make the necessary decisions in stressful situations. This enables us to contain the crisis, stabilize conditions, review operations, and establish an action plan that puts resolutions within reach.

A void in the executive ranks or a lack of experience in distressed situations can result in a lack of stability and direction for many companies. Our interim management services provide seasoned consultants who have the hands-on experience and skill set to assume executive roles for distressed companies and companies in transition. By assuming key roles within the organization, our experts aim to stabilize and rehabilitate the business during a time of uncertainty.

Our firm specializes in the following interim management solutions:

  • Chief executive officer, chief financial officer, chief operations officer, head of financial planning & analysis, treasurer, controller, and other management positions
  • Manage communications with lenders, board, employees, investors, and creditor constituencies
  • Cash management and liquidity enhancement
  • Financial modeling and forecasting
  • Operational improvement
  • Strategic business plan development
  • Customer and vendor management
  • Negotiation and dispute resolution
  • Debt and capital restructuring
  • Non-core asset disposition

Our Solutions Leverage the Expertise of:

Bankruptcy Services

Our team of experienced bankruptcy professionals can assist in the full life cycle of the Chapter 11 process, starting from preparing a company for a potential filing to a successful exit.

Chief Restructuring Officer

Ankura brings executive-level, seasoned consultants to existing management teams when a company is struggling with the additional demands of a restructuring, including bringing experienced and additional resources to an otherwise frenetic and difficult reorganization process.

Company Restructuring Advisory

With a consistent process-driven approach aimed to stabilize, rehabilitate, and restructure the situation, our experts bring a level of stability to unstable situations, allowing for successful resolutions focused on creating value and maximizing recoveries among stakeholders.

Crisis Preparedness & Operational Resilience

Good crisis response planning is a hallmark of well-prepared organizations. Ankura help companies develop crisis management frameworks, governance models, and internal response capacity using a secure mobile incident management platform.

Cybersecurity

We provide interim executive cybersecurity leadership in critical circumstances for its clients. Our effective cybersecurity risk management, mitigates potential data exposure and weaknesses.

eDiscovery

We provide the technology and workflow solutions to assist our interim management experts identify fact patterns within email, chat, and business documents and produce large document populations to opposing parties to support multi-party litigation.

Foreign Investments & Transactional Advisory

Interim management issues often cross borders and implicate sensitive public issues. Our team provides deep insight and hands-on experience helping our clients succeed with their most complex international risks and opportunities.

Forensic Accounting & Financial Investigations

We provide interim technical accounting services, including reconstruction and investigation of unreconciled accounts, assistance with monthly closing efforts, and serving as an objective resource to help resolve registrant-auditor disputes.

Investigations

We provide interim technical accounting services, including reconstruction and investigation of unreconciled accounts, assistance with monthly closing efforts, and serving as an objective resource to help resolve registrant-auditor disputes.

Labor Strategy

A holistic plan creates the difference between short-term success and long-term prosperity. Our team is a key part of any effective, sustainable approach by engaging the workforce in a real and meaningful way.

Litigation & Disputes

When debtors encounter financial distress, lenders often need assistance investigating the root causes and take action when those causes are actionable. Ankura's forensic accountants are experts in evaluating accounting and financial liability issues as well as damages.

Monitoring & Independent Oversight

Our professionals have been engaged as trustees in Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 cases, including administering the liquidating trust for the benefit of creditors, and providing administrative services relating to the implementation of the plan of reorganization or liquidation.

Regulatory & Technical Accounting Advisory

Our team can provide interim technical accounting services, including reconstruction and investigation of unreconciled accounts, assistance with monthly closing efforts, and serve as an objective resource to help resolve registrant-auditor disputes.

Strategy & Operations

In partnership with geopolitical intelligence, our team helps businesses plan for growth, performance improvement, and pre- and post-transaction success in the context of the strategic risks and operational vulnerabilities facing companies domestically and internationally.

Visual Communications

Our seasoned professionals understand how critical communication is to our clients’ in resolving significant business issues. We develop solutions for all presentation challenges and make complicated information easy to understand. We work with our team of professionals to develop the most effective presentations that best communicate and clarify all complex issues.