Bankruptcy and Reorganization

Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Reorganization, Turnaround Management Advisory
and Strategic Consulting Services

With extensive bankruptcy, restructuring, reorganization and turnaround experience, our professionals provide valuable insight in addressing the needs of distressed businesses.

Josephine Giordano
Josephine Giordano
Aside from our expertise in business valuation, our professionals are highly knowledgeable in the many functional areas of business and finance. We offer financial consulting services to our clients in a variety of areas, including:
  • Bankruptcy, restructuring and turnaround management advisory services
  • Business valuation in bankruptcy
  • Business plan creation and analysis
  • Confidential sales memorandums
  • Value consulting

Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Turnaround Management

Declining sales, eroding profit margins, increasing competition and a changing economic climate can create enormous business challenges. We can help companies navigate through these difficult issues.
As Certified Public Accountants (CPA), Certified in Distressed Business Valuation (CDBV), and Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors (CIRA), with extensive bankruptcy, restructuring and turnaround management experience, our professionals provide an insightful approach in addressing the needs distressed businesses.
Kotzin Valuation Partners conducts detailed financial and strategic analyses in developing a firm understanding of the key issues. We can help a company define its financial position, develop a strategic plan, and ascertain value. Our bankruptcy, reorganization and turnaround management advisory services include:
  • representing debtors, creditors and trustees in all phases of formal bankruptcy proceedings and out-of-court restructurings;
  • bankruptcy examiner role;
  • preparing budgets and forecasts for cash collateral and plan confirmation purposes;
  • providing expert witness testimony in bankruptcy and restructuring proceedings;
  • assisting in assessing viability and feasibility, identifying assets, reviewing financial position and enterprise and liquidation values, identifying potential voidable transfers and fraudulent conveyances, developing business plans and projections, reconciling and analyzing proof of claims, and evaluating plans of reorganization;
  • performing valuations of business units and assets for plan confirmation, collateral assessment, fraudulent conveyance, and preferential payment analysis;
  • developing detailed financial models to determine solvency at various points in time for preference and fraudulent conveyance litigation and to determine potential recovery to secured unsecured creditors under a variety of different assumptions;
  • assisting with the preparation and filing of bankruptcy schedules, statement of financial affairs and monthly operating reports; and
  • assisting with the liquidation of assets and sale of business units.

Other Strategic Consulting Services

Whether your company is a start-up or a mature business, Kotzin Valuation Partners can assist you with the preparation of business plans, confidential sales memorandums and other value enhancement consulting services, such as understanding the factors that drive value and identifying actions that you can take to increase value.

About Josephine Giordano, CPA, ABV, CFE, CFF, CBA, ASA, CDBV, CIRA

Josephine Giordano has more than 25 years of experience as a financial professional, with an extensive background that encompasses bankruptcy and restructuring, forensic accounting and fraud investigation, litigation support, business valuation, and court-appointed receiver and special master services.
She has performed business valuations for a variety of purposes, including bankruptcy and reorganization proceedings, marital dissolution, estate and gift taxes, dissenting and oppressed shareholder litigation, mergers and acquisitions, damages in commercial litigation, employee share ownership plans (ESOPs), and buy-sell agreements.
Business Valuation Issues in Bankruptcy  With the increased volume of bankruptcy filings and corporate distress that accompanied the 2008 economic downturn, valuation specialists have been engaged to provide opinions of value that are a critical component of any meaningful assessment of value at different points in the bankruptcy process.
Certifications: Our designations and certifications attests to our valuation professionals' credibility and skill
Industry Knowledge: Kotzin Valuation Partners offers experience with companies in every major economic sector
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