Kirchner Group

We are operators! Our firm is composed of senior only professionals who have seen it all over their extensive careers. Our value proposition centers around a pragmatic approach to serving the needs of the private capital world. We have a strong client focus delivering genuine value in times of economic contraction and distress as well as periods of growth.

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“Kirchner has been credited with having that golden touch when it comes to business.”
– PBS Interviewer

Solutions for Private Capital & Companies

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Advisory & Assessments

In contrast to traditional consultants who simply produce reports, we not only perform comprehensive analysis and provide strategic recommendations, but also have the ability to roll up our sleeves and assist in execution.

“Kirchner’s work was characteristically excellent, insightful, and very helpful to us as we assess which next steps to take with one of our portfolio companies.”
- PE Investor

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Operational Services

We provide a full spectrum of operational support offerings including operational strategies, workout/turnarounds, restructurings, and interim management to companies and their investors. We are especially adept at salvaging and enhancing value in distressed situations.

“Kirchner was able to step into a complicated situation and develop a comprehensive, practical ‘Turnaround’ plan”.
– PE Investor

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M&A

We specialize in advising small and mid-market companies on sell side mandates to strategic buyers including those centering around deep intellectual property.

"Together with Kirchner, we were able to convey the strategic value MDT will bring to the combined entity and as a result, more than doubled our valuation."
- CEO

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Solutions for Institutional Investors & Limited Partners

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Portfolio Assessment

We have developed proprietary processes and tools from an operational perspective for evaluation of portfolios, value creation in portfolios, and reporting on portfolios and companies with a focus on complete portfolio transparency and understanding.

“I was very impressed by Kirchner Group’s unique approach to portfolio assessment. Their protocols resulted in additional insights and opportunities not apparent in audited financial statement.”
- Limited Partner

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Portfolio Optimization

We pioneered proprietary models over a decade ago to help traditional and impact investors and their LP’s enhance value creation and bring necessary resources to ensure investment success. The initiative works to help limited partners and limited partner advisory committees to realign interests and help their fund managers optimize returns.

“Kirchner has been deploying its model across a series of portfolios ranging from early stage venture to mid-market buyout since 2004.”
- CIO

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Asset Management

Kirchner Group is active in in three aspects of asset management, Fund Formation, Fund Management and Fund Advisory. We manage assets for some of the largest insurance companies, commercial banks and institutional investors in the world.

“Kirchner’s pattern recognition and ability to provide actionable opportunities for our portfolio companies was invaluable.”
- Limited Partner

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Testimonials

Our Engagement with Kirchner Group was the first time an M&A firm exceeded my expectations.
Dan LevitanCo-FounderMaveron LLC
In the past, [investors] had two options: do nothing or sell the portfolio to a secondary fund at a significant discount… Kirchner represents something in the middle, to continue working with the portfolio and maximizing the value.
Financial Post Magazine
By far one of the most interesting Private Capital firms to watch.
Suzanne Dingwall WilliamsFounding PartnerVenture Law Associates LLP
Kirchner originally built its brand as a turnaround specialist that larger private-equity groups would bring in to fix and sell broken companies within their holdings.
Financial Post Magazine
Today, Kirchner has found a new line of work — massaging under-performing portfolios.
Financial Post Magazine
We are very excited to have a group like Kirchner partner with us in this venture. The experience and knowledge they bring to the table will be an invaluable asset
Arlene Dickenson
The Kirchner team brings to Crestline a 28-year track record of restructuring companies.
Douglas K. BrattonPresident and Chief Investment OfficerCrestline Investors Inc.
We are very pleased to be able to join forces with the Kirchner Group on the Business of Wound Care initiative.
Peter NorrisExecutive Vice PresidentHMP
Kirchner Group expands in Canada with two senior hires. M&A Banker and BDC Banker join firm.
Globe and Mail
Kirchner has dedicated his career to helping companies achieve their potential.
Bob ScullyPBS Interviewer