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Experience

1.  Partial List of Recent Client Engagements

Investment Banking: Business Sales, Mergers & Acquisitions, Refinancing

Digital Printer and Marketer

 

$10 million revenues

Led Article 9 sale process resulting in net proceeds greater than 15x EBITDA



Manufacturer

$12 million revenues

Structured and arranged Senior Debt financing, permitting incumbent lender to exit at par, also reduced current liabilities through creditor composition

On line Marketing Firm


Distributor

$12 million revenues


$225 million revenues

Led successful search mandate, closing within 5 months from start

Provided acquisition advisory search services focusing on value investments

 

Consulting: Strategy, Profit Improvement, Turnaround and Restructuring

Rubber products manufacturer

$7 million revenues

Led operational turnaround and balance sheet restructuring, improved EBITDA from (20%) to trending to 10% w/in 8 months

Polymer manufacturer

$1 billion revenues

Six Sigma-based performance improvement project

Contract manufacturer

$9 million revenues

Analyzed cash flow, developed projections and provided cash flow improvement advice/implementation, including lender/creditor debt restructuring

Specialty chemical manufacturer

$25 million revenues

In China, assisted this Client with marketing and selling its products to Chinese tire mfrs.

 

Commercial Real Estate Services for Property Owners or Lenders

H & M Management/Red Hawk Experience Includes:

Nine apartment communities

1200 units

H & M was/is general partner/owner

Retail shopping plazas

Six separate plazas

H & M was/is general partner/owner

Vacant industrial facilities

Two, each 55,000 sq ft.

Red Hawk is agent for Lender



 2. Red Hawk has served Clients in numerous industries including;

<    Automotive parts manufacturers

<    Mining

<    Rubber

<    Packaging

<    Printing

<    Steel

<    Retail

<    Financial Services

<    Property & Casualty Insurance

<    Mail Order

<    E-Commerce

<    Construction

<    Consumer Products

<    Manufacturing

<    Food

<    Services

<    Technology

<    Health Care

<    Distribution

<    Transportation

<    Professional Services

<    Leisure: gaming, professional sports, stadiums


3. Problems that Red Hawk can help solve...


Issues to resolve may include: Lack of growth -   disturbing trends… 

<“How can we survive in this economy?” 
<"We know what our problems are but we don't know how to solve them“ 
<"We need some time and breathing room to be able to fix our problems“ 
<"I know what we should be doing but I need help to be able to do it“ 
<"Our top management team has so many great ideas but it seems impossible to implement them“ 
<"We seem to have lost our focus, we chase sales but aren't creating as much value as we want to“ 
<"We are very good at planning, budgeting and operations but we don't really have the time or the expertise to 'think strategically'"  
< “Margins are slipping and our competitors are importing from Asia"

When Operating Management says...

<"We are nearly out of (bank) cash availability and are missing income opportunities” 
<“Our lender(s) are demanding payment” 
<“We have some real growth opportunities but our lender won’t lend us enough for working capital” 
<“We missed our projections but we are on the right track now” 

When Lenders or Investors might say… 

<“They don’t realize how serious their situation is” 
<“We can’t overadvance without a believable plan on being paid back” 
<“They don’t have a reasonable exit strategy for us” 
<“What is the viability of this business?"

So, how does one decide to engage Red Hawk?
  

<“What if nothing was done?"
<“What if the Company or project fails?” 
<“What would that mean to me personally?” 
<“Do we have the time and the people to do it ourselves?” 
<“How important and valuable would some help be, now?”

 "We should engage the best firm for the situation."

4. Engagements Include:
Type of Company Constituent Represented Industry Lead
Aerospace parts mfr Company Aerospace, defense David Brown
Aluminum castings mfr Company Transportation David Brown
Auto and marine parts mfr Company Transportation, consumer David Brown
Auto parts distributor Company Consumer, transportation David Brown
Auto parts mfr Senior Lender Manufacturing David Brown
Auto parts mfr Company Transportation David Brown
Auto rental Committee of Unsecured Creditors Consumer David Brown
Bakery Company Consumer David Brown
Bakery/retailer/catalog Company Retail, food David Brown
Circuit board mfr Company Electronics David Brown
Commercial printer  Company Printing David Brown
Commercial Printer/Fulfillment Company Commercial Printing David Brown
Construction equipment mfr Company Construction David Brown
Construction products mfr Company Construction, manufacturing David Brown
Consulting firm: IT Company IT, business services David Brown
Consumer products mfr and retailer Company Consumer David Brown
Consumer products mfr and retailer - sports and apparel Company Consumer David Brown
Contract machining Company Construction, mining David Brown
Contract manufacturer Company Capital equipment David Brown
Contract manufacturer Company Auto David Brown
Cryogenic Equipment mfg Company Defense, research David Brown
Defense and HVAC mfr Company Defense, HVAC David Brown
Delivery Company Transportation David Brown
Electrical contractor Company Construction David Brown
Electrical contractor Company Construction David Brown
Employee services provider Company Services David Brown
Forging, aerospace parts manufacturer Company Aerospace, defense David Brown
Furrier Senior Lender Consumer David Brown
Gaming, professional sports Company Gaming, professional sports Advisory Director, Affiliate
Health clubs Company Consumer David Brown
Heavy excavation contractor Senior Lender Construction David Brown
Heavy highway contractor Company Construction David Brown
Homebuilder Company House construction and development David Brown
Hospital Company Health care David Brown
Manufacturers, numerous Company American and Chinese manufacturers Advisory Director
Manufacturers Company American and Chinese manufacturers Advisory Director
Meat processor/packager Company Food, consumer products David Brown
Mechanical contractor Company Construction David Brown
Metal fabricator Company Information technology, medical, HVAC David Brown
Metal processor Company Recreation, auto, consumer David Brown
Motorcoach mfr Company Transportation, consumer David Brown
Plant nursery Company Agriculture David Brown
Plastic injection molder Company Transportation David Brown
Private Equity Company Private Equity David Brown
Private Equity Firm Buyer Private Equity David Brown
Private Equity Firm Buyer Private Equity David Brown
Rubber belt  mfr Company Polymer David Brown
Rubber flooring mfr Company Polymer David Brown
Specialty chemical mfr Company Steel manufacturing David Brown
Specialty chemical mfr Company Rubber products Advisory Director 
Specialty chemical mfr Company Rubber products, transportation Advisory Director
Telecommunications services Company Telecom David Brown
Textile mfr Company Textile David Brown
Tire distribution Company Tire and related products distribution Advisory Director
Tire manufacturing Company Tire and related products manufacturing and distribution Advisory Director
Truck parts distr Company Transportation David Brown
Truck parts distr Company Transportation David Brown
Truck parts mfr, specialty fastener distributor Company Transportation David Brown
Trucking Company Transportation David Brown
Valuation Services Company/Creditors Numerous industries Advisory Director, Affiliate
Wood products Company Consumer David Brown
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