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A Summer of Service in 2024

By VP of Communications, Kobus van der Zel, CTP, MorrisAnderson and Associates, Ltd. With another quarter behind us, it’s my pleasure to bring you the second TMA Chicago/Midwest newsletter of 2024. Staying on the “Success Through Service” theme from our chapter President, Jack O’Connor, we will have a look at what our communications and awards… Read More »A Summer of Service in 2024

TMA Compares Restructuring Practices Across the Pond

By Catalin Diaconu, Creative Planning Business Solutions The Germany, Chicago, and Detroit TMA chapters recently hosted a highly engaging webinar on the differences between German and US turnaround and restructuring practices. The event drew over 108 attendees, reflecting strong interest in the topic. Given the interconnected nature of the automotive industry, it is not unusual… Read More »TMA Compares Restructuring Practices Across the Pond

Q2 2024 What’s the Deal

AEG was recently engaged to assist a manufacturer of chemicals struggling in the wake of post Covid volatility in commodity prices.   AEG assessed the company’s financial and operational performance, vetted management’s turnaround plan, and developed further performance improvement recommendations.  In addition, AEG assisted management in rationalizing its customer service model to improve liquidity and financial… Read More »Q2 2024 What’s the Deal

A Grand Slam in Grand Rapids for the MARC!

By: David Levy, Summit Investment Management and Keen-Summit Capital Partners The 17th annual Mid-America Regional Conference (MARC), a joint production from the Chicago/Midwest, Detroit, Minnesota, Ohio and West Michigan Chapters was hosted for the first time in Grand Rapids, Michigan April 7-9th. The conference drew over 200 attendees and was sponsored by Bridge Business Credit,… Read More »A Grand Slam in Grand Rapids for the MARC!

2023 TMA Chicago Chapter Awards Winner Videos

Legend Award – Randall Wright Patterson, CTP, Lake Pointe Partners Large Turnaround – Silverman Consulting – for Freedman Seating Company Large Transaction – Kirkland & Ellis – for Carestream Health, Inc. Small Turnaround – Silverman Consulting – for Crane-USA Small Transaction– Levenfeld Pearlstein, LLC – for Woodlawn Community Development Corporation Pro-Bono – Underscore Theatre CTP… Read More »2023 TMA Chicago Chapter Awards Winner Videos

Members Only Webinar Recordings

Below you will find the recorded webinars the Chicago/Midwest Chapter has held the last 4 years. The Basics of 13 Week Cash Flow Modeling – What Every Turnaround Professional Should Know on April 2, 2020 Coronavirus, The Economy and You on April 6, 2020 NOW Event:  Industry Updates – Part 1 on May 14, 2020 NOW… Read More »Members Only Webinar Recordings

Annual Lender/Workout Panel a Sold Out Success

By Paul Musser, Akerman LLP On June 20, 2023, the TMA Chicago/Midwest Chapter presented its Annual Workout Lender’s Panel.  The sold out event was hosted by Akerman LLP and included a reception following the panel.  The panel included leading Midwest special asset officers and private credit officers Bridget Anderson, Senior Vice President at Siena Lending… Read More »Annual Lender/Workout Panel a Sold Out Success

NGLC Takes on Chicago

By Alex Porter Lathrop GPM LLP Chicago proudly hosted this year’s TMA NextGen Leadership Conference (“NGLC”) on July 27, 2023, which turned out to be an amazing event with tremendous turnout from young professionals across the country. The NGLC is an annual event hosted by TMA’s national NextGen committee where NextGen members from across the… Read More »NGLC Takes on Chicago