Colmen is a private
full-line business services provider that is powered by a Team of seasoned operational and
strategic experts who deliver customized results for each of our clients."
COLMEN is a private full-line business services provider that is powered by a Team of
seasoned operational and strategic experts who deliver customized results for each of our
clients. COLMEN's business services include Investment Banking with a focus on both
Mergers and Acquisitions and Corporate Finance. COLMEN has a track record of over 300
closings. Our Turnaround Group has a standout performance history, successfully
re-positioning numerous companies experiencing a broad range of business difficulties. Our
Management Advisory Group increases shareholder value with a menu of services such as
Strategic Planning, Business Plan Development, Process Re-Engineering, Expansion Planning,
and Ownership Transition. COLMEN has a hands-on approach in working with clients to
promote long term relationships that endure over the entire business cycle from start up and early stage through expansion,
maturity, and exit.
THE COLMEN ADVANTAGE
COLMEN offers all the experience and capabilities of the major consulting and
investment banking firms while maintaining responsiveness and personalized attention to
each client. We have access to more financial resources and have a more seasoned Team of
experts than smaller firms. While large firms often deploy junior staff, COLMEN only
engages with our seasoned professionals. The combination of our Team's experience and our
proven business processes generates positive results. We understand the paramount
implications of the bottom line and we follow proven techniques to generate the desired
We utilize a global network of equity, debt and
corporate capital resources to fuel growth and profitability. At COLMEN, we are committed
to results because we share substantial risk with our clients. The majority of our
compensation is based on the results we deliver--not on retainers or promises.
The COLMEN Team consists exclusively of senior level specialists who work directly
with each client. Our Team of seasoned individuals, each with over 25 years of business
experience, has the right combination of hands-on practical knowledge and advanced formal
education. Over 85% of our Team members have the experience of owning or operating a
business and have earned a Masters Degree, MBA or Ph.D. We understand the reality of
putting it on the line to meet a payroll, generate profits and pay debt. We make
recommendations that have practical applications. Collectively, the COLMEN Team has
extensive experience in all major business disciplines including general management,
production, engineering, sales, marketing, human resources and finance. The Team focuses
on its operational expertise honed through hard-won success with a national and
international clientele over a wide variety of industries, including manufacturing,
environmental, health care, distribution, retail and service, among many others.
Our process involves time-tested fundamentals in addition to very specific
specialized techniques unique to COLMEN. For Investment Banking, we have designed a
comprehensive chronology of services that are engineered to get the job done. Whether
representing the seller or the buyer, our objective is the same--close the transaction and
maximize client wealth. For Turnarounds, we deploy one of our seasoned Team specialists
directly on site to serve in a full time position, as an integral part of the management
team. Our engagements typically span at least a year to ensure that the crisis review,
planning and "fix" implementation are managed effectively. For Management
Advisory services we drill deep to ask the tough questions and then implement action plans
that serve as a springboard and growth accelerator.
COLMEN is successful because we carefully select clients who are committed to
making the difficult decisions that impact positive change. Our Investment Banking Team
has completed more than 300 transactions ranging from $3 million for small privately held
companies to over $2.4 billion for large global public corporations. Our Turnaround and
Management Advisory Teams have successfully re-positioned dozens of companies, resulting
in millions of dollars of increased shareholder value.
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