Steinbeis Transfer Center Rehabilitation and Financing

Services

Planning and implementation of financing concepts

  • Conventional financing
  • Access to public sector funding
  • Innovative forms of financing
  • Acquisition of company equity and debt capital
  • Support with negotiating financing through banks

Financial communication

  • Safeguarding and conducting of regular reporting procedures with creditors
  • Management of collaboration with multiple financial institutions
  • Organization of changes in bank accounts
  • Support with meetings with banks

Preparation and support of rating processes

  • Optimization of balance sheet ratios
  • Introduction of measures for improving ratings
  • Support with rating meetings with financial institutions

Business planning and management

  • Business planning including planning profits, liquidity, and balance sheet accounting
  • Regular comparisons between forecasts and actuals
  • Planning and implementation of measures for achieving corporate goals
  • Preparation of business plans for external partners (e.g. financial institutions, customers, co-shareholders)

Business strategy

  • Comprehensive business analysis as a prerequisite for ongoing developments to the business strategy
  • Focusing of business on profitable fields of business
  • Implementation of strategic processes
  • Staff involvement
  • Implementation of corporate strategies

Succession planning

  • Succession concepts for handing on a family-run business
  • Support with handing on a business to the workforce
  • Planning of marketing strategies
  • Searches for third parties interested in acquiring the business
  • Preparation of information for people interested in acquiring the business
  • Evaluation of your company
  • Support with negotiations with people interested in acquiring the business
  • Support with negotiating financing through banks

Business startup consulting

  • Support with entire business plans included thorough and professional detailed planning
  • Checking of business startup plans taking profits and risks into account
  • Setting up of a commercial organization for a business start-up
  • Regular comparisons between forecasts and actuals
  • Drafting and implementation of action plans
  • Securing of startup funding
  • Support and preparation for bank discussions

Management of phases of expansion

  • Matching of in-house processes to expansion in the company
  • Sparring partner for entrepreneurial decision-making
  • Securing of required liquidity for business growth

Root cause analysis and introduction of immediate measures during a corporate crisis

  • Investigation of the key causes of the corporate crisis
  • Introduction of immediate measures including planning and implementation of a recovery plan
  • Safeguarding of business liquidity

Planning and implementation of recovery plans with owners, financial institutions, and creditors

  • Planning of a comprehensive recovery plan
  • Involvement of owners, financial institutions, and other creditors of the company
  • Moderation of negotiations with financial institutions and creditors of the company
  • Involvement of key members of staff at the company
  • Operational support during the recovery process

Drafting of business recovery assessments including continuation prospects

  • Drafting of business recovery assessments for owners and creditors of the business
  • Securing of support with business recovery from banks and other creditors
  • Scope is matched to the size of the business
  • Recovery assessment possible in keeping with IDW S6

Planning and implementation of out-of-court settlement negotiations with financial institutions and other creditors

  • Moderation of out-of-court settlement negotiations to avoid insolvency
  • Supervision of implemented settlement agreements
  • Owners retain control over the company

Planning of out-of-court solutions for foreclosure auctions of real estate

  • Negotiations with creditors driving the compulsory auction of real estate
  • Financially viable solutions to foreclosure auction proceedings
  • For commercial and residential real estate
  • For business enterprises and private customers

Active assumption of management responsibilities “on an interim basis” during business recovery and temporary absence of managers

  • Assumption of management functions during corporate crisis situations
  • Stop-gap solutions during vacancies, including recruitment of replacements
  • Safeguarding of the ability of a company to continue conducting business during temporary absences of management
  • Project-related support during extraordinary situations

Seminars for financial institutions and savings banks with corporate clients

  • Negotiation training
  • Sales training
  • Product know-how
  • One-on-one coaching on client meetings
  • The acquisition tournament

Key Areas

Experienced and successful project managers work for the Steinbeis Transfer Center for Rehabilitation and Financing, all of whom have either held responsibility in industry as a CEO or board member, or have worked for a financial institution (head of department, staff role with responsibility for corporate clients, credit analysts, risk management). Comprehensive experience "on both sides of the fence” build a foundation for successful project implementation.

Our seminars have been specially designed for financial institutions and savings banks. In the field of management consulting, we focus on owner-managed small and medium-sized companies.

Project Examples

  • Planning and implementation of financing concepts
  • Regular preparation and conducting of financing discussions
  • Optimization of bank ratings
  • Profit planning, liquidity plans, and financial accounting plans including regular comparisons between forecasts and actuals
  • Planning and implementation of a business strategy and accessing of new fields of business
  • Business transition for a family-run business
  • Preparation and implementation of corporate succession involving a third-party
  • Handing on of a business to the workforce
  • Acquisition and selling of companies or divisions
  • Support for business founders in numerous sectors of industry
  • Safeguarding of financing during growth phases
  • Planning and implementation of a recovery plan and acquisition of new loans
  • Planning and implementation of out-of-court settlements
  • Successful termination of ongoing foreclosure auctions immediately before court hearings
  • Drafting of continuation prognoses according to IDW S6
  • Mandate planning for a buyer of non-performing loans with the aim of repositioning in the banking industry
  • In-house seminars for financial institutions and savings banks with corporate clients
  • Seminars at various educational establishments run by financial institutions and savings banks
  • One-on-one coaching of corporate client managers at financial institutions and savings banks
  • Talks at client events at financial institutions and savings banks
  • Lecturing at the Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University
  • Staff training at a variety of chambers of commerce, chambers of craft industries, trade guilds, etc. 

Further Contact Person

Media

Steinbeis Transfer Magazine

Successfully managing corporate succession at smes (Transfer 3/2019)
Steinbeis experts help with the planning of a successful succession process
Dynamic management succession - an opportunity in hard times (Transfer 1/2009)
Company employees: today co-entrepreneurs, tomorrow sitting at the helm

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Contact

Kreuzstr. 27, D-76470 Ötigheim
Phone: +49 7222 40163-0
Fax: +49 7222 40163-1
E-mail: SU0578@stw.de
Management: Claus Weiers
(Stand: 11/13/2020)

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