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Mackinac Partners’ Business Intelligence Group is recognized as Top 25 Business Intelligence Firm by CIO Applications Magazine

October 2, 2017

Mackinac Partners – Redefining Corporate Security the BIG Way September 11, 2017 – Joe Phillip, Managing Editor, CIOApplications.com The key to a business’s success is not just to define the ‘right kind of change,’ it’s in going beyond to ‘get the change right.’ In addition to making successful transformations in the company’s strategy, leaders must […]

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Bloomberg: Many Retailers Face Second Filings, Mackinac Partners’ Keith Maib says Over Levering still a key issue

September 18, 2017

Filing ‘Chapter 22’ Becomes Enticing Option for Ailing Retailers By Eliza Ronalds-Hannon, Bloomberg.com – September 18, 2017 Four that entered Chapter 11 recently are back in bankruptcy Repeat filings show depth of retail crisis, restructuring woes Struggling retail companies across the U.S. are shuttering their stores and declaring bankruptcy — again. Of at least 10 […]

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Insights: Improving Supply Chain Performance to Help Drive a Turnaround

August 1, 2017

Improving Supply Chain Performance to Help Drive a Turnaround By Kevin P. Bruce, Senior Managing Director, Mackinac Partners “The best supply chain leaders are great change agents. They are forced to play in everyone else’s traditional ‘sand boxes’ and stir things up.”  – Richard H. Thompson, Senior Vice President, Schreiber Foods, Inc Operational performance efficiency […]

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ABI Article – “Two Sides to Every Acquisition: A Human Resources Perspective” – by Mackinac Partners’ Matt Beresh and Michael Brennan

June 29, 2017

Two Sides to Every Acquisition: A Human Resources Perspective By Matt Beresh, Managing Director and Michael Brennan, Managing Director, Mackinac Partners  (Originally published in the American Bankruptcy Institute Labor & Employment Committee June 2017 Newsletter) According to the M&A Advisor,[1] “often failures occur because of … the inability to retain key talent. So you need […]

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Corporate Development and Legal Executive Howard S. Lanznar Joins Mackinac Partners as Senior Advisor

June 27, 2017

Bloomfield Hills, MI – June 27, 2017 – Mackinac Partners, a leading financial advisory, turnaround management and restructuring firm, today announced the addition of highly accomplished corporate growth, restructuring and legal executive Howard S. Lanznar as Senior Advisor. Howard S. Lanznar, who has served as a C-level corporate executive and senior legal counselor across firms […]

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Mackinac Partners Promotes Business Intelligence Executive Kevin M. Cronin to Senior Managing Director

Bloomfield Hills, MI – June 27, 2017 – Mackinac Partners, a leading financial advisory, turnaround management and restructuring firm, announced the promotion of business intelligence and security expert Kevin M. Cronin to Senior Managing Director. Cronin, a highly credentialed investigative and intelligence professional, has over 24 years of experience across public and private sectors, including […]

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Mackinac Partners Receives Two Turnaround and Restructuring Deal of the Year Awards from The Global M&A Network; Senior Managing Director Nishant Machado Recognized as “Turnaround Consultant of the Year – Middle Markets”

June 6, 2017

Bloomfield Hills, MI – Mackinac Partners, a leading financial advisory, turnaround and restructuring firm, has been recognized with two Deal of the Year Atlas Awards from the Global M&A Network, including Chapter 11 Restructuring of the Year ($500M to $1B) for its role as interim C-level management and lead restructuring advisor to Logan’s Roadhouse® Inc., […]

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Mackinac Partners Welcomes Senior Turnaround and Restructuring Executive John Bittner

May 1, 2017

Bloomfield Hills, MI – May 1, 2017 – Mackinac Partners, a leading financial advisory, turnaround management and restructuring firm, is pleased to announce the addition of highly accomplished financial and restructuring advisor John Bittner to the firm. Bittner, based in Dallas, joins the firm as Senior Managing Director and will lead Mackinac Partners’ Southwest Restructuring […]

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Mackinac Partners Receives Two Deal of the Year Awards from The M&A Advisor for the Restructuring of Colt Defense and the Restructuring and §363 Sale of Quantum Technologies

March 15, 2017

Bloomfield Hills, MI – March 15, 2017 – Mackinac Partners, a leading financial advisory and turnaround management firm has been awarded two 2016 Deal of the Year Awards from the M&A Advisor for recent corporate restructuring and turnaround management successes. Mackinac Partners was awarded the 2016 Distressed M&A Deal of the Year ($250MM to $500MM) […]

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Bloomberg: Distressed Debt, Market Conditions Provide Growth Opportunity for Turnaround Specialsts Mackinac Partners

February 27, 2017

Looming Distress Is a Growth Opportunity for Mackinac by Eliza Ronalds-Hannon, February 27, 2017, Bloomberg.com Experts see debt troubles as Fed hikes, borrowing costs rise Turnaround specialist has opened offices in Boston, Chicago With the Federal Reserve signaling that it’s prepared to increase interest rates, investors are anticipating a new wave of distressed debt triggered by higher […]

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