Advisory

Centerboard Group provides advisory services to senior management across a broad range of industries to private equity firms, corporations, institutions, government entities and high net worth individuals faced with often complex and unique financial challenges or opportunities. The Centerboard team brings 75 years of financial, legal, marketing and operational expertise supported by strong analytical capabilities to bear on each assignment.

Having executed nearly $200 billion of M&A transactions at bulge bracket investment banking firms, Centerboard professionals offer a differentiated approach that recognizes a “transaction” is not always the best solution for management or investors. Often, organizations and individuals can best adapt to challenging environments with assistance in clarifying strategy, recognizing opportunity, requiring accountability and measuring the results. In all cases, Centerboard’s results are measured by the success of our clients.


Services

Centerboard offers a broad range of strategic and financial services including:

Strategic Advisory
Financial Advisory
Capital Markets Advisory
Restructuring and Corporate Turnaround
Fraud and Litigation Advisory
Operational Improvement

Representative Transactions
Exclusive financial advisor to the United States Department of Justice on financial matters arising in connection with the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme. Centerboard assisted in recovering $7.2 billion from the estate of Jeffrey Picower, the largest forfeiture recovery in U.S. history, and $625 million from the Shapiro family.

Financial advisor to TriMont Real Estate Advisors, special servicer of collateralized debt obligation on the $1.3 billion Innkeepers bankruptcy case involving 72 full-service and limited-service hotel assets. Centerboard provided financial and strategic advice to the mezzanine holders in the floating rate pool assets in order to maximize recovery value.

Financial advisor to StorageMart, a $1 billion self-storage business with over 135 properties in North America. Centerboard provides advice regarding valuation, strategic alternatives and capital raising.

Financial advisor to potential purchaser with regard to proposed acquisition of certain chemical production assets from the $1.6 billion Tronox Chapter 11 Bankruptcy case. In addition to providing valuation and structuring advice, Centerboard negotiated with the debtor and environmental trustee as well as relevant federal and state environmental authorities on behalf of its client.

Financial and litigation advisor to Piedmont Office Realty Trust in connection with shareholder litigation related to the internalization of its manager.