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Manufacturing & Distribution
Led comprehensive assessment of the order to shipping process across all product families
Led comprehensive assessment of the order to shipping process across all product families

A multi-site capital and process-intensive paper products company that provides quality paper for various print and converting customers was facing multiple challenges related to long lead times, efficiency issues, and…Read More

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Manufacturing & Distribution
Arandell Corp Emerges from Bankruptcy with $31M Sale to Saothair Capital Partners
Arandell Corp Emerges from Bankruptcy with $31M Sale to Saothair Capital Partners

100-year-old commercial catalog printer, the third largest in the U.S., with revenues exceeding $80MM and pre-petition loan and lease obligations of $50MM. The company ran into setbacks related to the…Read More

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Retail & Consumer Products
Led comprehensive turnaround of premium hair and skin products business.
Led comprehensive turnaround of premium hair and skin products business.

A minority-owned CPG business that provides premium hair and skin care products to the multi-cultural consumer was facing multiple challenges. Launched in the founders’ garage in 2014, the company grew…Read More

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Real Estate
Former 110-acre Motorola Site Sold in Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Auction During Pandemic
Former 110-acre Motorola Site Sold in Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Auction During Pandemic

Motorola’s 110-acre campus located six miles from downtown Austin and near Austin Bergstrom International Airport was largely abandoned and sat stagnant for more than a decade prior to purchase by…Read More

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Real Estate Restaurants, Hospitality & Leisure
Chief Restructuring Officer and President for 262-Room Austin Airport Hilton Hotel
Chief Restructuring Officer and President for 262-Room Austin Airport Hilton Hotel

A member of Harney Partners served as Chief Restructuring Officer and President of Austin Bergstrom Landhost Enterprises, Inc. (ABLE), a non-profit public facilities corporation acting as an instrumentality of the…Read More

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Energy Real Estate
Guided Offshore E&P Company Through Successful Exit from Bankruptcy as Chief Restructuring Officer
Guided Offshore E&P Company Through Successful Exit from Bankruptcy as Chief Restructuring Officer

A member of Harney Partners (Greg Milligan) was appointed as Chief Restructuring Officer of Galveston Bay Properties, LLC, an E&P company with approximately 20,000 acres under lease from the State of Texas…Read More

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Automotive & Industrials
Automotive parts supplier avoids bankruptcy and lenders recover 100% of balances
Automotive parts supplier avoids bankruptcy and lenders recover 100% of balances

Harney Partners was engaged in a variety of advisory roles from 2007 to 2014 during a very tenuous time for this aluminum die casting company, helping them navigate the 2008…Read More

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Transportation
Specialty packaging and logistics company restores profitability and is recapitalized
Specialty packaging and logistics company restores profitability and is recapitalized

A privately held transportation company in the business of packaging highly flammable and combustible products in the oil field service business was losing money, was in default with their senior…Read More

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Restaurants, Hospitality & Leisure Retail & Consumer Products
Celis Brewery Completes Recapitalization Through Successful Chapter 11
Celis Brewery Completes Recapitalization Through Successful Chapter 11

Celis Brewery, the original craft brewer in Austin, Texas, was founded in 1991. After a sale to Miller Brewing Company in the mid ’90s, the company shut down and was…Read More

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Healthcare & Life Sciences
Managed divestiture of underperforming emergency rooms and optimized operations
Managed divestiture of underperforming emergency rooms and optimized operations

Client was contracted to operate 400+ emergency rooms. In addition, the company had three HMO’s, a billing company, 14 primary care clinics, and a government contracting division providing healthcare at certain military installations. ​

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Retail & Consumer Products
Completed a complex tri-party refinancing for struggling sports retailer
Completed a complex tri-party refinancing for struggling sports retailer

The Company was a producer of non-apparel merchandise under license agreements with most professional sports leagues and a large number of colleges, theme parks, restaurant chains and cruise lines. They…Read More

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Restaurants, Hospitality & Leisure
Harney Helps to Pioneer Unique Benefits of New Bankruptcy Rules for Serial Entrepreneur
Harney Helps to Pioneer Unique Benefits of New Bankruptcy Rules for Serial Entrepreneur

Harney Partners was retained by serial entrepreneur who was facing the triggering of large personal guarantees on real estate leases and mortgages related to a chain of dine-in movie theaters…Read More

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Transportation
Successfully completed refinance of senior secured lender with a third-party finance company for transportation company
Successfully completed refinance of senior secured lender with a third-party finance company for transportation company

Courier business that was operating in the south and midwest U.S. was in forbearance with its primary senior secured lender following a covenant default from a decrease in profitability and a deterioration of its liquidity.

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Energy
Facilitated Successful Reorganization Through Chapter 11 and 363 Sale Process
Facilitated Successful Reorganization Through Chapter 11 and 363 Sale Process

The Debtor was an Exploration & Production (E&P) company with drilling activity and 100+ well production in New Mexico (Delaware Basin) and Oklahoma. The investor group terminated the management team…Read More

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Retail & Consumer Products
Successful Reorganization of Packaged Liquor Store Through Chapter 11
Successful Reorganization of Packaged Liquor Store Through Chapter 11

Gabriel Holdings is the largest packaged store in the San Antonio area. The Company filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy in the Western District of Texas in December 2019. A Harney…Read More

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Energy Transportation
Harney helped oil field service company with reporting cash flows during forbearance period and re-finance of debt
Harney helped oil field service company with reporting cash flows during forbearance period and re-finance of debt

A supplier in the Permian basin (Texas) of chemical solvents and anti-corrosion products was in default with its senior secured lender. The default was a result of misreported operating results…Read More

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Financial Services
Forensic investigation uncovered the details of misappropriation of funds by CFO
Forensic investigation uncovered the details of misappropriation of funds by CFO

A private estate with a net worth of $100 million fell victim to a theft of approximately $15M by their Chief Financial Officer. After the known misappropriation of funds was…Read More

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Technology
Data analysis and reports generated to support shareholder dispute
Data analysis and reports generated to support shareholder dispute

Two shareholders of a private software company were in litigation as a result of disputes related to a shareholder buyout agreement. They needed an independent party to determine if two…Read More

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Business Services
Forensic audit helped secured lender to receive payments that exceeded principal
Forensic audit helped secured lender to receive payments that exceeded principal

Retained as financial advisor by the secured lending group of consulting firm to assist in negotiations of an out-of-court restructuring​.

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Business Services
Fraudulent expenses uncovered and data to reach a settlement​
Fraudulent expenses uncovered and data to reach a settlement​

The managing partner of a private transportation consulting firm discovered numerous expenditures of the firm’s funds that were unsubstantiated as business expenses for the years of 2011 through 2016. To…Read More

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