When a company is faced with liquidity challenges or the possibility of bankruptcy, it is critical that the
company and its advisors promptly respond with a strategy to preserve flexibility and safeguard value.
Balmoral Advisors has the skill set to support companies, shareholders, creditors and management, with
significant experience executing §363 Bankruptcy sales, distressed M&A transactions and capital raises
for companies undergoing turnarounds. Our team of senior professionals have worked on a broad range
of restructuring situations and can help you identify and pursue the best course of action possible.

ABOUT BALMORAL ADVISORS

Balmoral Advisors is an independent, specialty investment bank dedicated to providing mergers & acquisitions, corporate finance, and financial restructuring advisory services for clients worldwide. We work with business owners, corporations and financial investors involving emerging growth companies, mature businesses, corporate divestitures, distressed and special situations transactions.

SERVICES

  • Mergers & Acquisitions
    • Bankruptcy §363 Sales
    • Distressed M&A
    • Evaluation of Strategic Alternatives
  • Debt & Equity Placement
    • DIP Loans, Bridge Financing &
      Permanent Capital Solutions
    • Financial Restructuring

SECTOR FOCUS

  • Building Products
  • Business Services
  • Chemicals & Materials
  • Food & Beverage
  • Industrials
  • Plastics & Packaging

THE BALMORAL DIFFERENCE

Exclusively Focused on
Transaction Advisory

Deep Industry
Expertise

Strong Technical
Capabilities

Wide Global Reach

$30+ BILLION OF
TRANSACTIONS

Bulge Bracket
Experience

Objective, Expert
Advice

Highly Tailored
Approach

Relationship Focused

SENIOR PROFESSIONALS

CHRIS CERIMELE
Managing Partner
ccerimele@balmoraladvisors.com
(312) 872-4740

BROOKS CRANKSHAW
Managing Director
bcrankshaw@balmoraladvisors.com
(312) 872-4741

BOB DEKKER
Managing Director
bdekker@balmoraladvisors.com
(312) 872-4742

STAN KOSS
Managing Director
skoss@balmoraladvisors.com
(312) 953-3666

KAREN CROYLE
Vice President
kcroyle@balmoraladvisors.com
(312) 872-4743

CLIENT TRANSACTION
Atchison Casting Corp §363 Bankruptcy Sale to KPS Capital Partners
East West Copolymer §363 Bankruptcy Sale to Lion Copolymer
Haverhill Chemicals §363 Bankruptcy Sale to ALTIVIA Petrochemicals
KMCO Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Sale to ALTIVIA Oxide Chemicals
SPECIAL SITUATIONS M&A TRANSACTIONS
Advanced Diamond Technologies, Inc. Sale of its Industrial Division to John Crane
Axiall Corporation Sale of Specialty Phosgene Derivatives Business to ALTIVIA
Discovery Zone, Inc. Sale to Blockbuster Entertainment
L Street Collaborative Acquisition of Stetco Hydraulic Crane from Oshkosh Corporation
Oldcastle Infrastructure Divestiture of SurePods to WND Ventures
Project Caliban (In-Process) Divestiture of Construction Equipment Business
Project Faraday (In-Process) Sale of a Materials Technology Company
Project Plates (In-Process) Divestiture of a Flexographic Printing Plates Business
Project Steel (In-Process) Sale of a Full-Service Foundry
Project Viscover (In-Process) Divestiture of Disruptive Technology in Enhanced Oil Recovery
Questech Corporation Joint Venture with Tenax Corporation for Formula 131
SPECIAL SITUATIONS CAPITAL RAISES
East West Copolymer Growth Capital from TerraMar Capital and Trive Capital
East West Copolymer Senior Secured Credit Facility with NewStar Business Credit
Melior Innovations Growth Capital from ALTANA
P2 Science Growth Capital from BASF Ventures and Xeraya Capital
Particle Dynamics (Edgewater Capital) Recapitalization of Credit Facility
Project Tote (In-Process) Recapitalization of Senior Secured Debt
Reichhold Industries Out-of-Court Financial Restructuring of Senior Notes
OTHER
ABCO Markets Ownership and Financial Restructuring
Chemtura Corporation Fairness Opinion re: Divestiture of Antioxidants Business
Chemtura Corporation UCC Expert Witness in Ch 11 Bankruptcy
Georgia Gulf Corporation Reverse Morris Trust with PPG Commodity Chemicals
Hexion Specialty Chemicals Fairness Opinion
SPX Corporation Advisors – Attempted Hostile Takeover of Echlin, Inc.
Tang Industries Expert Witness in Ch 11 Bankruptcy