Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring
Effective financial restructuring of troubled companies is a multifaceted process that requires advice from professionals with expertise in the valuation of companies and complex securities; fraudulent conveyance issues; solvency and cash flow analyses; business planning; the financial elements of bankruptcy, tax and securities law; and financial accounting issues. Cogent Valuation can fulfill a variety of roles when assisting the participants in troubled situations. Cogent Valuation may be retained by a company in a distressed pre-bankruptcy condition to provide valuation analyses in support of workout proposals or by a debtor in possession (or Chapter 11 trustee) to address the financial/valuation issues necessary to receive confirmation of its plan of reorganization. In addition, Cogent Valuation may represent the creditor or equity committee as financial advisor on various issues in a troubled situation.
Cogent Valuation is committed to working as a team with clients and their legal counsel and is accustomed to the evaluation of complex, highly leveraged situations. Typical situations involving specialized financial and valuation services in the context of a bankruptcy, corporate reorganization or out-of-court workout include: