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Business Plan Development

Strategic direction analysis and risk management

 

Cost identification and forecasting

 

Firm positioning analysis and strategic development

 

Business line analysis and development

 

New product market analysis

 

Capital investment analysis

Tailored Strategies

Board presentation preparation

 

Governance oversight evaluation

 

Ability to serve both mid-size and multi-national companies

Broad Network of Contacts

From the shop floor to the C-Suite

 

From the largest producers to the smallest independent raw material provider

 

From most of the steel producing companies around the world

Market Forecasting

Supply/demand trend forecasting and pricing analysis

 

Metallics balance identification by raw material segment

Market intelligence gathering

Financial database development and analysis

 

Data collection system validation and governance

Negotiation Support

Trade relations

 

Freight & logistics

 

Take-or-pay contracts

 

Conference programming

 

Executive placement

 

Expert testimony

Capital markets advisory

Capital structure analysis and planning

 

Cash flow generation analysis

 

Asset valuation

 

Chinese Wall due diligence trips

 

Project finance management

 

Greenfield/brownfield business model development

 

Roadshow materials production

 

Venture capital identification and solicitation

 

Evaluation & enrichment of investor relations program

Product Deliverables

In-depth reports

 

Summary reports

 

Power Point presentations

 

Excel databases

 

Supporting graphs and tables

 

E-mail and web-based products

Project History

In-depth executive report on the electrical steel market to support a capital investment decision.

DSO iron ore project development in Central America in preparation for potential capital investment.

Debriefing and training session with international steel producer’s sales department.

Strategic advisory work with market segment data providers.

Developed, programmed and launched WSD’s Steel Success Strategies (SSS) Turkey conference, 2013.

Conference programming for SSS London 2009 to 2011.

NABE webinar presentation on the impact to the steel industry from the shale gas discoveries.

Expert witness, Singapore tribunal 2011, regarding Philippine mill start-up failure due to lack of proper capitalization.

Expert witness report preparation Egyptian court for a senior executive jailed for corruption 2012, Singapore tribunal over capitalization dispute 2011, USA arbitration for a major mill in a breach of contract dispute 2010.

Co-ordinated with WSD’s Director of Chinese Research to produce the Chinese Core Report from 2009 to 2011.

In-depth market based reports on the global slab market, the USA pipe market, and the MENA bar market.

Development of WSD’s Cyclone integrated and EAF mill cost models and report.

Development of WSD’s Steel Thermometer chart series and report.

Banking studies for SeverCorr, Columbus, MS, an EAF-based electrical steel mill, a next generation micro-rebar mill and a silicon metal company (report never completed), USA.

Facility review and analysis for capital investment at Zaporizhstal, Ukraine.

Acting CFO and pre-bank financing business planning for Nusantara, Malaysia.

Pre-banking business planning through feasibility study including preliminary equipment engineering for Minnesota Iron & Steel, Eveleth, MN, USA.

Prepared Boston Market profile for acquisition financing, resurrecting a dead over-shopped deal and ultimately was outbid by McDonald’s, Denver, CO, USA.

Privatization of Huta Katowice, Poland.

On the M&A team for the sale of 3 apparel companies and a dialysis company, USA.

On the deal team for 12 IPOS, 7 Secondary Offerings & 2 Private Placements, USA.