Special thanks to our TMA Partners for their year-round support of the TMA Global "Big Tent" and TMA programs. Become a 2024 Year-Round TMA Partner Now.
Gary C. Epstein
EVO Chief Marketing Officer
Over its 28 year history Hilco Global has transformed itself from what began primarily as a disposition business to today’s broad platform of financial services which include acting as an advisor, an agent, and often a principal, with respect to every asset category on the left-hand side of a balance sheet. Hilco Global has become relevant to virtually every investment-grade company and certainly across the gamut of distressed situations that are out there today. Hilco Global adds real value in helping companies around the world and their lenders and investors evaluate and maximize the value of all of their assets including tangible and intangible, real property and personal property, all items that may exist within its core ongoing businesses, discontinued operations, or orphaned subsidiaries which were relevant before, but may no longer be relevant. Hilco Global has an international team of executives in 11 countries around the world, with nearly 500 direct employees providing extensive solutions through 20 integrated business units.
Senior Managing Director, North American Sales, Valuations
Since 1903, Gordon Brothers (www.gordonbrothers.com) has helped lenders, operating executives, advisors, and investors move forward through change. The firm brings a powerful combination of expertise and capital to clients, developing customized solutions on an integrated or standalone basis across four service areas: valuations, dispositions, operations, and investments. Whether to fuel growth or facilitate strategic consolidation, Gordon Brothers partners with companies in the retail, commercial, and industrial sectors to put assets to their highest and best use. Gordon Brothers conducts more than $70 billion worth of dispositions and appraisals annually. Gordon Brothers is headquartered in Boston, with 25 offices across five continents.
Global Marketing Director
For more than forty years, AlixPartners has helped businesses around the world respond quickly and decisively to their most critical challenges – circumstances as diverse as urgent performance improvement, accelerated transformation, complex restructuring and risk mitigation.
These are the moments when everything is on the line – a sudden shift in the market, an unexpected performance decline, a time-sensitive deal, a fork-in-the-road decision. But it’s not what we do that makes a difference, it’s how we do it.
Tackling situations when time is of the essence is part of our DNA – so we adopt an action-oriented approach at all times. We work in small, highly qualified teams with specific industry and functional expertise, and we operate at pace, moving quickly from analysis to implementation. We stand shoulder to shoulder with our clients until the job is done, and only measure our success in terms of the results we deliver.
Our approach enables us to help our clients confront and overcome truly future-defining challenges. We partner with you to make the right decisions and take the right actions. And we are right by your side. When it really matters.
Carl Marks Advisors
Director of Marketing
Carl Marks Advisors, a New York-based corporate restructuring and investment banking firm serving middle-market companies, provides an array of investment banking and operational services, including mergers and acquisitions advice, sourcing of capital, financial restructuring plans, strategic business assessments, improvement plans and interim management.
The award-winning firm received the 2016 Turnaround Atlas Awards' Middle Market Restructuring Investment Banker of the Year, Middle Market Out-of-Court Restructuring of the Year and Middle Market Cross Border M&A Deal of the Year; Global M&A Network 2016 & 2014 annual listing of the Top 100 Restructuring and Turnaround Professionals; 2015 ACG New York Champion's Award for Deal of the Year in Manufacturing; was included in Turnarounds & Workouts 2015 Outstanding Turnaround Firms and 2014 Outstanding Investment Banking Firms.
Chiron Financial is a global investment banking firm that has a proven track record of raising capital for lower middle-market companies. We do not invest, sell, trade, or loan money. Instead, we partner with healthy and hard-to-finance companies to improve their bottom lines, raise capital or sell when ready. Our senior banking staff includes former top CEOs and CFOs of operating companies, as well as experienced Wall Street, commercial bank, and private equity professionals who understand the operational challenges faced in a wide range of industries.
As a leading advisory, assurance, and tax firm, CohnReznick helps forward-thinking organizations achieve their vision by optimizing performance, maximizing value, and managing risk. Many of the country’s top companies, lenders, law firms, and investment firms call on CohnReznick’s Restructuring and Dispute Resolution team to assist in transitional, stressed, and distressed situations. Headquartered in New York, NY with offices nationwide, the firm serves organizations around the world through its global subsidiaries and membership in Nexia International. For more information, visit www.cohnreznick.com.
CR3 Partners, LLC
CR3 Partners is a national turnaround and performance-improvement firm serving organizations and stakeholders across a broad range of industries during times of transition, opportunity, or distress. Our team consists of seasoned executives and industry veterans who bring a profound bias for action and exceptional results, with a keen focus on turnaround management, restructuring and operational improvement services. From our offices in Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, and Richmond, CR3 Partners infuses agility, passion, experience and value creation into everything we do. To discover how we can transform the future of your business, please visit us at www.cr3partners.com.
Since 2006, eCapital has been on a mission to change the way small to medium sized businesses access the funding they need to reach their goals. We know that to survive and thrive, businesses need financial flexibility to quickly respond to challenges and take advantage of opportunities, all in real time. Companies today need innovation guided by experience to unlock the potential of their assets to give better, faster access to the capital they require.
We’ve answered the call and have built a team of over 600 experts in asset evaluation, batch processing, customer support and fintech solutions. Together, we have created a funding model that features rapid approvals and processing, 24/7 access to funds and the freedom to use the money wherever and whenever it’s needed. This is the future of business funding, and it’s available today, at eCapital.
Nations Capital, Inc.
NCI is a strategic partner to companies and clients across a wide range of commercial and industrial sectors, with a particular focus and expertise in finance, restructuring, and insolvency. We provide capital, procurement, advisory services and infrastructure to guide our clients through change and growth. NCI also provides tailored solutions for companies, lenders and investors to address their increasing need for creative asset remarketing, storage and service. Our clients trust us to secure and maximize the value of their assets.
Every Irontrax professional has the equipment industry experience and first-hand perspectives that can help clients identify what adds value to the way a company utilizes and maintains and its assets. We are committed to helping our clients achieve their goals by offering reliable information and services that are used to make better financial decisions. We understand the machinery and the valuation methodology necessary to help customers most efficiently manage their heavy equipment portfolios. Our size enables us to give your firm the attention you deserve. Whether you're a Fortune 50 financial institution or a family-owned construction company, you're important to us. The hands-on, diverse backgrounds of every Irontrax team member means we've walked a mile in your dirty boots and your polished wingtips. No one understands the nuances of your equipment like we do. We understand and minimize the risks on both sides of the business. The Irontrax network is vast. Put it to work for you. Our size and expertise enable us to quickly produce results for your business.
Richter Consulting, Inc.
Richter Consulting is part of the Richter Group, a full-service business advisory firm, founded in 1926, with 60 partners and over 500 employees. Based in Chicago, we provide a full range of services including Business Assessment, Financial Advisory, Profitability Improvement, Liquidity Management, Transaction Advisory and ABL Diligence.
Jerilyn M Nicholsen
V.P. Strategic Accounts
Finance – Restructuring-Insolvency - Advisory
RB Global (NYSE: RBA) (TSX: RBA) is a leading, omnichannel marketplace that provides value-added insights, services and transaction solutions for buyers and sellers of commercial assets and vehicles worldwide. Through its auction sites in 14 countries and digital platform, RB Global serves customers in more than 170 countries across a variety of asset classes, including automotive, commercial transportation, construction, government surplus, lifting and material handling, energy, mining and agriculture.
The company’s marketplace brands include Ritchie Bros., the world’s largest auctioneer of commercial assets and vehicles offering online bidding, and IAA, a leading global digital marketplace connecting vehicle buyers and sellers. RB Global’s portfolio of brands also includes Rouse Services’ team of equipment appraisal professionals bringing decades of hands-on valuation experience; Ritchie Bros. Financial Services’ customized financing solutions that include asset-based bridge loans/leases, equipment refinancing, business acquisition financing, restructurings/working capital and distressed debt solutions, and more; SmartEquip, an innovative technology platform that supports customers’ management of the equipment lifecycle and integrates parts procurement with both OEMs and dealers; Xcira, a leader in live simulcast auction technologies; and Veritread, an online marketplace for heavy haul transport.
SB360 Capital Partners
Aaron Miller, President
Second Avenue Capital Partners
Michael Sullivan, Managing Director
SB360 Capital Partners (www.sb360.com), a Schottenstein Affiliate, is one of North America’s leading asset realization and merchant banking firms. SB360 makes equity investments to infuse capital for growth opportunities, fund turnarounds, and provide liquidity to businesses experiencing change. The firm acquires assets of all types including inventory, fixed assets, intellectual property, real estate, and complete business units. SB360's asset disposition services range from providing guaranteed asset value recovery to acting as a liquidation consultant. Additionally, SB360 has entities engaged in real estate advisory and commercial real estate investment. The firm’s lending arm, Second Avenue Capital Partners, provides asset-based loans for middle-market companies. The principals of SB360 hold extensive commercial interests in national retail and wholesale operations; internationally recognized consumer brands; commercial, residential, and industrial real estate properties; and financial service operations.
Second Avenue Capital Partners (www.sacp.com), the lending arm of SB360, specializes in asset-based loans for the broader retail and consumer products industry. As a direct lender financing middle market companies, SACP helps clients achieve their financial and strategic goals by providing capital solutions that offer maximum liquidity and flexibility. The firm leverages the experience of retail operators, product merchants, and lenders to deliver bespoke capital solutions through revolving lines of credit and term loans. SACP’s unique merchant perspective ascribes and unlocks value in assets other capital providers overlook or do not understand.
SC&H Group, Inc.
Managing Director, SC&H Capital
Principal, Corporate Restructuring
SC&H Group offers optimal solutions for troubled companies through two of its distinct service lines:
SC&H Capital, an investment banking and advisory firm, and its Special Situations group are industry leaders in bringing new financing and going concern sale solutions to distressed companies to maximize value. Our professionals have completed over 600 transactions, including approximately 300 approved by more than 70 bankruptcy courts, and preserved an estimated 60,000 jobs.
SC&H Group’s Corporate Restructuring practice has a deep understanding of distressed situation complexities that uniquely positions us to provide financial strategies that protect and enhance the interests of the company, its creditors, and other interested parties. Combining financial advisory, business management, and fiduciary services, we implement optimal solutions in and out of court.
These two service lines complement SC&H Group’s other offerings as a nationally recognized audit, tax, and management consulting firm serving rapidly growing private sector businesses to Fortune 500 companies with global brands.
Since 1992, Sherwood Partners, Inc. has continued to be one of the premier advisory firms in the country, focusing in the areas of:
Our team and reputation is what makes the difference. Get “The Sherwood Edge,” proven solutions.
SRS Acquiom, Inc.
Senior Director, Loan Agency Business Development
True to our heritage of bringing simplicity, efficiency and expertise to complex financial transactions, the SRS Acquiom Loan Agency Team brings decades of combined experience in providing unbiased, independent, third-party loan agency services for thousands of complex credit agreements. Leveraging the most advanced technology tools in the industry, our team of respected industry veterans provides Administrative Agent, Collateral Agent, Sub Agent, and Successor Agent services on syndicated and bilateral loans, new originations and successor appointments, first and second lien facilities, distressed and restructuring facilities, and DIP Loans.
White Oak Commercial Finance, LLC (WOCF) is a global financial products and services company providing credit facilities to companies across the economy. WOCF’s solutions include asset-based lending, full-service factoring, invoice discounting, government contract financing, lender financing, supply chain financing, inventory financing, US import/export financing, trade credit risk management, account receivables management and credit and collections support. The firm has offices and personnel throughout the US, UK, and Australia, including San Francisco, Charlotte, Washington D.C., Atlanta, Los Angeles, London, Glasgow, and Sydney. WOCF is an affiliate of White Oak Global Advisors, LLC and its institutional clients.
To learn how you can become a valued TMA Partner, call Scott Zeller, DIrector, Sponsorships & Business Development, at 312-578-2047 or email email@example.com.
View the 2023 Partnership Prospectus.