Apex issues are defined as critical, highly complex, and politically sensitive issues, which by their very nature, must be confronted at the top, or apex, of an organization. Further, approaching and resolving these issues requires objectivity and multidisciplinary competencies.
Crisis management • Organization structure design and issues resolution • Transition management • Interim leadership
Resolving troubled acquisitions, mergers, partnerships, or joint ventures • Mission—business conflict resolution • “Bet the Farm” decision analysis • Game theory analysis
Capital structure design and management • Credit profile targeting and strategic management • Capital finance/investment decision making • Capital capacity strategy and analysis • Debt and derivatives structuring consulting • Investment banking relationship management • Creditor and rating agency relationship management
Mergers & Acquisitions consulting • Divestitures consulting • Joint Ventures structuring/terms consultation • Negotiations consultation • Risk analysis • Decision analysis
Acute or intractable performance problem resolution • Management reporting/performance measurement systems and process design • Financial strategy • Goal setting and measurement • Corporate G&A expense and operating expense management • Turnaround and event management
Optimal governance structure design and succession planning design • Board management and intraboard conflict resolution • Enterprise Risk Management • Organizational diagnosis and problem solving