HOW MUCH IS YOUR BUSINESS WORTH?

Whether you plan to sell your business, bring in new partners or seek growth capital, you need to know the value of your company.  That means taking a realistic perspective, rather than setting your expectations too high. When preparing a formal valuation, an accountant is likely to use one or more academic methods for determining…

Corporate Strategy

CORPORATE STRATEGY Strategy is about perpetuating sustainable competitive advantages. It begins with an objective assessment of the market landscape and your capabilities, and ends with tactical answers to the fundamentals of business: “when, where, how, and with what” do I compete. Shareholder value is created by choosing the right products and services, extracting value from…

Regulatory Strategy

REGULATORY STRATEGY Now more than ever, government policies and actions fundamentally impact our competitive landscape (both positively and negatively), whether as regulator, customer, or even competitor. Most companies view the environment passively, rather than developing a proactive strategy to deal with these issues. Because tremendous value is at stake, managing sociopolitical and regulatory issues has…

Risk Management

RISK MANAGEMENT Today’s economic volatility is compelling managers to seriously assess their aggregate exposures to a variety of possible events. Best-in-class businesses do not just minimize risk, they manage it by consciously balancing the optimal risk-return trade-offs. New sophisticated insurance and joint-venture arrangements enable firms to selectively own only those risks for which they are…

Corporate Restructuring and Turnaround

CORPORATE RESTRUCTURING AND TURNAROUND McCombie Group works side-by-side with senior executives to balance competing priorities in a dynamic restructuring environment, including closely managing liquidity, scanning for unforeseen risks & opportunities, and communicating with key constituents. With a true sense of urgency and a bias toward action, we focus on quick decisions and sustainable progress. We…

Purchasing

PURCHASING McCombie Group optimizes the purchasing process so that clients realize both immediate savings and long-term cost reductions. Based on extensive negotiation training at Harvard Law School, we can also work with clients to imbed the purchasing mindset across an organization.

Supply Chain

SUPPLY CHAIN We help clients improve efficiency and sustain their competitive advantage by developing strategies that improve supply chain performance.  Today’s businesses need proven solutions that can be rapidly deployed and quickly implemented.  Our best practices increase reliability and decrease cycle times, ultimately lowering costs while improving customer service.

Pricing

PRICING Pricing is often an underdeveloped skill but a powerful tool to quickly boost profitability. Typically a 1 percent improvement in pricing can lead to a 14 percent improvement in operating profit. McCombie Group uses state-of-the-art analytical models to help clients understand the market and competitive dynamics that affect pricing decisions.