Implementing improvements identified during the analysis
Build a company that others want to buy.
Credit availability of commercial banks will never return to their pre-crisis levels.
Knowledge management develops systems and processes to acquire and share intellectual assets.
We build Operational Excellence for our client companies which, makes possible Managed, Sustainable Growth and ultimately Maximum Ownership Value.
We do this by providing Innovation, Motivation and Capital.
- “Hardesty Hackett & Partners presented us with customized solutions that are already starting to show dramatic results.” Rick Barboza and Matt Schirman, Hui Kū Maoli Ola
- "The staff is eager to implement new systems that HH&P is recommending. I personally feel more inspired and motivated and can't wait for the year to begin.” John M. Hudak, Criterium
- Operational Excellence
The mission of Hardesty Hackett is to create excellence in small and midsize companies through the application of universally accepted principles of operational excellence, alignment of management systems and the wise application of improvement techniques across the entire organizational enterprise. We do this by teaching correct principles and new paradigms that accelerate the flow of value, align and empower people, and transform organizational culture. more...
- Owner Value Maximization
The purpose of owning a privately held company is to maximize wealth in the form of current income and maximize sale proceeds upon exit. But too many privately held business owners aren’t focused on maximizing ownership value in a mergers and acquisitions transaction. Instead, they manage their company for current income, while being absorbed in the daily pressures of a tumultuous business environment. more...
- Restructuring and Workouts
Restructuring and workouts are among the most complex of all company financial executions. Restructurings are intricate, delicate, and present risks to the uninitiated and opportunities to the experienced and well advised. It is common for them to involve mergers and acquisitions and raising capital as elements of a solution. more...
- Mergers and Acquisitions
The essence of M&A is the analytics that goes into it. It’s about understanding the sale candidate, its strategies and its fit with the acquirer. Our methodology is to conduct diagnostic analysis, understand the causation, grasp multifactorial influences, identify disabilities, create courses of treatment, and monitor for progress. Maximization of ownership value is the goal when conducting an M&A. more...
- Late Stage Start-ups
Until a company has been operating profitably for two years and has positive balance sheet equity, it’s not bankable by a FDIC deposit taking institution. Many non-banks want to charge interest rates that equal equity returns. Equity investors want to dilute a start-up at a time that doesn’t share risks and rewards. Patent trolls and vultures offer cents on the dollar for a start-ups hard earned technology. And delay in the start of sales wastes untold ownership value. more...
- Capital Raising
Credit availability of commercial banks will never return to their pre-crisis levels. Banks must use credit scoring models, effectively eliminating human judgment from the credit process. Any credit score that falls outside of the credit box cannot be priced to compensate for the credit risk. A small business outside of the credit box means finding non-bank financing, or giving up equity.. more...