Mackinac Partners


Mackinac Partners has extensive experience in developing and implementing strategic, financial restructuring and operational plans that help our clients increase stability, improve competitiveness and drive increased profitability and growth.

shutterstock_323446280 - biz people talkingOur many success stories assisting companies, acquirers, and Private Equity sponsors to drive increased value and business performance, have helped us earn a strong reputation as one of the leading and most innovative middle market financial advisory, growth and financial restructuring and turnaround management firms. This unique position also allows us to provide performance-focused results at a value for Fortune 500 companies and larger organizations.

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Our Clients

Mackinac Partners’ client base is geographically and industry diverse. Our clients cover a broad spectrum of stakeholders and industries – from manufacturing-based middle market companies, to public conglomerates, energy and service providers, large retailers, consumer products companies, food and restaurant franchises, suppliers and distributors, real estate trusts, and private equity firms.

Mackinac Partners professionals and senior leadership are hands on and work side by side with key stakeholders and business operators to implement unique, vertically focused operating and financial restructuring and growth solutions that help eliminate redundancies, maximize enterprise value and provide a strong platform for future prosperity and advancement.

While we are generally industry agnostic, we have strong areas of vertical expertise in helping drive value and growth for clients across industries, including: the Leisure and Hospitality, Food and Beverage, Manufacturing/Logistics, Retail/Consumer Products, Agriculture, Real Estate, Homebuilding, Insurance, and E&P industries.

We provide clients with services that facilitate acting quickly both in distressed situations as well as in response to new M&A / growth opportunities, providing companies with the right resources, skills and experience to complement the management team in helping drive the program and maximizing value for stakeholders.

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Case Studies

Regardless of industry or company size, Mackinac Partners implements sophisticated, practical solutions that are uniquely tailored to our clients’ business restructuring and growth needs.

Our experience as business operators and C-level executives and our expertise in managing financial distress, developing and implementing strategic and operational plans, facilitating capital restructurings, and spearheading the purchase or sale of assets to maximize enterprise value, helps us provide our clients with innovative and impactful solutions that help drive increased business performance and enhanced value.

Restructuring and Strategic Sale Drives Growth in the Compressed Natural Gas Segment

CRO/Restructuring/Chapter 11/Financial Advisory/Transaction Advisory

Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide Inc. (formerly Quantum Technologies) is a leader in the innovative design, manufacturing and sale of compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel storage tanks and packaged fuel storage systems and trailers for heavy, medium and light-duty trucks, passenger vehicles, trains, cargo ships and stations. Quantum also develops powertrain and industrial systems, software […]


Maximizing Stakeholder Value through Restructuring and Asset Optimization in the Leisure and Hospitality Industry

Restructuring/Interim CFO and COO/Strategic & Operational M&A

Pacific Monarch Resorts (PMR), a leading developer and operator of luxury vacation ownership properties across the US and Mexico, was facing the largest financial crisis since their founding.  Following the real estate and financial markets collapse in 2008 – as with many real estate investment and vacation property owners –  PMR’s assets and debts were […]


Capital Restructuring for New Growth in the Recreational Equipment Manufacturing Sector

Strategic Advisory/Interim Management/Restructuring/Transaction Advisory

PlayPower, Inc. is one of the world’s largest, fully integrated manufacturers and marketers of commercial playground systems and outdoor recreational equipment.  Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina and with manufacturing operations in Aneby, Sweden, Selby, England and Monett, Missouri, Playpower was facing declining sales and rising raw materials prices in 2010. This led to declining EBITDA, […]


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