Mackinac Partners

Who We Are

In an increasingly complex business environment where firms face regional, virtual and global competition, companies must be prepared to continually reinvent themselves. Now more than ever, companies must address challenges and opportunities with financial and operational tenacity, deliver strategic plans that reflect real-world dynamics, and maintain a leadership team that is decisive and pragmatic.

Mackinac Partners is a leading financial restructuring, turnaround and M&A advisory firm that steadfastly helps clients address and resolve financial and operational crises and pursue new growth opportunities. Our core services include financial restructuring, bankruptcy and turnaround services; M&A advisory services; interim management; and business intelligence and corporate security services.

Whether companies are struggling to respond to challenging liquidity issues, complex market conditions, operational risks or are embarking on new growth strategies and potential acquisition opportunities – Mackinac Partners has the expertise and services to deliver pragmatic and innovative solutions that will overcome challenges, secure future growth opportunities and maximize value to stakeholders.

How We Can Help

shutterstock_347104952 - how helpMackinac Partners assists Middle-market companies, Fortune 500 firms, Private Equity firms and Hedge Funds with a suite of services that help stabilize and turnaround companies struggling with financial and operational distress as well as harness new opportunities for growing companies. We also provide services to debtors, creditors and lenders in distressed debt scenarios.

We help develop and implement strategic, restructuring and operational plans that allow our clients to improve competitiveness and achieve increased profitability and growth. Our professionals have deep-rooted expertise in managing financial distress, bankruptcy, facilitating capital restructurings, developing and implementing operational plans, and spearheading the purchase or sale of assets to help maximize enterprise value.

We often assist our clients to obtain the necessary capital to implement these initiatives and to realize their next phase objectives. Our extensive relationships with global lenders and venture capital and equity firms have proven instrumental in helping our clients to finance new opportunities – whether exit capital or acquisition based financing – to re-position themselves for future growth and success.

Mackinac Partners professionals and senior leadership are hands on and work side by side with key stakeholders and business operators, often as an extension of equity sponsors, to implement unique, vertically focused operating and financial solutions that help eliminate redundancies, maximize enterprise value, increase market share, and provide a strong platform for future prosperity and advancement.

The majority of our professionals have served as business operators, many in C-level or senior director roles, across a number of industries and disciplines. Our clients know that we have stood in their shoes – as owners, stakeholders and management – and that we have dealt with unprecedented events such as extreme liquidity crises, the loss of a key supplier, and unforeseen changes in demand.

Mackinac Partners Dallas Office - The Crescent

Mackinac Partners Dallas Office at The Crescent

This experience, in combination with our core financial, restructuring and M&A expertise, help us provide our clients with a clear and decisive restructuring or growth plan. The benefit of our front-line experience also translates into time and cost savings for our clients – we know how to navigate difficult issues and how to avoid deal roadblocks. The depth of our skill-set has also had a direct impact on our track-record, success stories and the industry recognition for our efforts in helping clients maximize value and drive growth.

While we are generally industry agnostic, we do have strong areas of vertical expertise, including Leisure and Hospitality, Food and Beverage, Manufacturing/Logistics, Retail/Consumer Products, Agriculture, Real Estate, Homebuilding, Insurance, and E&P. We provide clients with a complete range of services that allow us to act quickly in distressed situations in order to support the company with the right resources. We provide high value for fees, and are able to be more competitive in pricing than larger restructuring and financial advisory firms.

Through Mackinac Partners Business Intelligence Group, we also provide companies with services that harden corporate security, protect critical assets, improve preparedness, and increase responsiveness to physical, financial and cyber threats. Our Business Intelligence Group is comprised of highly skilled professionals with deep governmental and commercial security experience, including former FBI, Secret Service, Homeland Security and law enforcement personnel. This dedicated team focuses on cyber security and digital forensic services, internal investigations, fraud investigations, due diligence support and providing clients with the requisite intelligence, tools and safe guards to protect against the growing risks of data breaches and cyber-attacks.