Archived News: Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP
Read some of Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP's headlines from the past.
Debtor-in-possession loan kept Tully’s brewing
CFO.com | July 17, 2013
Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP’s Corporate Restructuring Group (Deloitte CRG) recently advised Tully’s Coffee in its 363 asset sale. “It’s rare you take a retailer into bankruptcy and generate enough proceeds to pay all creditors in full,” says Rob Carringer, a principal with Deloitte CRG.
As economy improves and boards demand growth, dealmakers say M&A will pick up
Mergers & Acquisitions | July 9, 2013
Of the 1,800 professionals who responded to a recent Deloitte Dbriefs live webcast poll, 76 percent said that they were optimistic about the M&A market for the remainder of the year. David Williams, CEO of Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP, discusses this and other results from the webcast poll.
Facts & figures: Litigation driving hiring at law firms, legal departments
Inside Counsel | July 5, 2013
According to the results of Deloitte’s 2013 Corporate Development Survey, just one-quarter of executives are very confident that the financial forecasts they use to support M&A decision are accurate.
After an allegation: Conducting an effective, efficient internal investigation
Compliance Today | July 2013
This article, which was authored by Robert Cepielik, partner, along with Mike Little, senior manager, and Greg Garrison, senior associate, of Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP, describes the anatomy of an investigation and cites leading practices that may benefit health care organizations in their investigative efforts.
Franchise Times | July 2013
In this article, Gene Baldwin, director in Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP’s Corporate Restructuring Group (Deloitte CRG), discusses the value of branding in the restaurant industry, and ways to preserve “the brand” even as the operating companies come and go.
Boosting the usefulness of M&A forecasting
Business Finance | June 28, 2013
Chris Ruggeri, principal, and Charles Alsdorf, director, with Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP (Deloitte FAS), discuss the results of Deloitte’s 2013 Corporate Development Survey with Business Finance magazine. Among them, the fact that just one-quarter of executives surveyed were very confident in the accuracy of their financial forecasts.
Hugh McColl's investment bank, McColl Partners, sold to Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC
Charlotte Business Journal | June 10, 2013
Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC announced today that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of McColl Partners, LLC (McColl Partners), an advisory-focused investment bank. “Middle-market M&A represents a significant growth opportunity for Deloitte and our clients,” Deloitte Corporate Advisory Services CEO David Williams says in a statement.
Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC buys assets of a boutique bank
New York Times DealBook | June 10, 2013
Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC announced today that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of McColl Partners, LLC (McColl Partners), an advisory-focused investment bank. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
Deloitte: Turnarounds and democracy don’t mix
Bloomberg Law | April 29, 2013
According to a recent Deloitte webcast poll, even though communication is overwhelmingly ranked as the most important leadership principle during a time of change, corporate leadership teams are reluctant to update employees during crises. William Snyder, principal and co-leader of the Deloitte Corporate Restructuring Group, speaks with Bloomberg Law about the results. Watch the video to learn more about the poll results and their implications.
Pros on the road: Expert tips from a weekly traveler
USA Today | April 9, 2013
Theresa Donnelly, a manager at Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP, speaks with USA Today about the ways she maintains work life balance while on the road, and shares her top travel tips on packing, choosing flights, choosing a hotel, staying healthy on the road, and enjoying the travel. "Even though the travel can be difficult at times," says Donnelly, "I find the job rewarding, and I don't mind the travel as much."
Bankruptcy beat snapshot: Sheila Smith
Wall Street Journal | April 5, 2013
Sheila T. Smith, principal, Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP has been named restructuring services leader for the Americas region. Smith shares the news of her new role with The Wall Street Journal’s Bankruptcy Beat blog explaining, “My role is really more about finding the connectivity, the synergies across the geography.”
U.S. companies have a new reason to divest
Fortune | January 23, 2013
Deloitte’s 2013 Divestiture Survey Report has found that as the U.S. economy strengthens, divestitures are becoming more a matter of strategy than survival. Deloitte surveyed executives regularly involved in divestitures to assess the past experience of their companies, their outlook for the future, and the challenges they face. Read the Fortune article about the survey findings.
Retailers' Thanksgiving deals cut black friday sales
Bloomberg | November 26, 2012
Ramesh Swamy, a senior manager at Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP, speaks with Bloomberg about the latest retail trends, and explains why Black Friday as we know it may be a thing of the past.
Companies alseep at the bribery wheel
CFO.com | November 21, 2012
According to a recent Deloitte survey, more than 55.4% of respondents say that their company has plans to improve its anti-corruption programs. Bill Pollard, a partner in the FCPA consulting practice of Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP, discusses how the government’s vigilance in enforcing the FCPA is driving companies to improve compliance programs.
Gregory Swinehart leads new Deloitte division
New York Business Journal | November 1, 2012
Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP national leader for the forensic service area, Greg Swinehart, has been appointed to lead the newly-created analytics service area. "The establishment of this new analytics service area as is a natural evolution given its critical mass and the unique capabilities we bring to the market,” said Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP CEO David Williams.
Study: Confidence in due diligence lags as corruption risk in emerging markets rise
Compliance Week | October 29, 2012
Read the Compliance Week article about the Look Before You Leap survey by Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP quoting Chris Georgiou, partner in FCPA Consulting for Deloitte FAS and Wendy Schmidt, global service line leader of business intelligence services for Deloitte FAS.
Sheila Smith: From teaching to turnarounds
Journal of Corporate Renewal | September 2012
In an interview with the Turnaround Management Association’s Journal of Corporate Renewal, Sheila Smith, principal, Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP, explains how she came to co-lead Deloitte’s Corporate Restructuring Group and discusses some of her most gratifying professional engagements.