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Representative Engagements

Kirchner Group has a proven track record of value creation over numerous domains and covering numerous processes.

We have successfully completed hundreds of engagements for clients around the world.

Please select the category of tombstones or case studies you would like to see from the below categories. The results represent only a select cross section of our work. For more information on any of our tombstones or case studies please contact us.

Kirchner Group Tombstones

Domain Tombstones

Global Wireless Distributor
Global Wireless Distributor
Operational assessment on portfolio company of one of the largest international commercial banks.
Kirchner Group provided diagnostic services.
Biotechnology Company
Biotechnology Company
Assessment of operations and science for lead investor.
Kirchner Group provided diagnostic services.
Alaska Permanent Fund
Alaska Permanent Fund
Advisor on due diligence in the Denali Therapeutics Inc. transaction.
Kirchner Group provided Advisory services.
Mendel
Mendel Biotechnology, Inc.
Acquired By
Koch Agronomic Services, LLC.
Kirchner and Company, Inc. acted as M&A Advisor to Mendel Biotechnology, Inc.
Biologics Tissue Regeneration Company
Biologics Tissue Regeneration Company
Provided introductory services to potential partners and helped facilitate a distribution agreement.
Kirchner Group provided Advisory services.
Wholesale Distribution Company
Wholesale Distribution Company
Court-ordered review of reporting and operations in support of lawsuit.
Kirchner Group provided diagnostic services.

Process Tombstones

Global Wireless Distributor
Global Wireless Distributor
Operational assessment on portfolio company of one of the largest international commercial banks.
Kirchner Group provided diagnostic services.
Biotechnology Company
Biotechnology Company
Assessment of operations and science for lead investor.
Kirchner Group provided diagnostic services.
Alaska Permanent Fund
Alaska Permanent Fund
Advisor on due diligence in the Denali Therapeutics Inc. transaction.
Kirchner Group provided Advisory services.
Mendel
Mendel Biotechnology, Inc.
Acquired By
Koch Agronomic Services, LLC.
Kirchner and Company, Inc. acted as M&A Advisor to Mendel Biotechnology, Inc.
Biologics Tissue Regeneration Company
Biologics Tissue Regeneration Company
Provided introductory services to potential partners and helped facilitate a distribution agreement.
Kirchner Group provided Advisory services.
Wholesale Distribution Company
Wholesale Distribution Company
Court-ordered review of reporting and operations in support of lawsuit.
Kirchner Group provided diagnostic services.
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Kirchner Group Case Studies

Domain Case Studies

Solar Company

Background

  • A VC-backed chemical engineering company developing innovative approaches to recover valuable silicon from waste
  • Founder/CEO was technically competent but lacked people- and operational-management skills, needed to stabilize and grow company
  • Investors concerned that technical team might disperse and company would lose momentum
  • Investors moved founder to CTO role and engaged KPCG to provide interim CEO, providing business leadership, operational management and consistent leadership of staff

Mandate

  • Culture change management and interim CEO role

Activity

  • Provided leadership to technical team and interfaced with founder to maximize effectiveness in CTO role
  • To allow CTO to focus on technical commitments made to investors, KPCG provided CEO outward-facing functions, including :
    • investor communications and status reporting
    • handling external legal issues
    • interfacing with external business consultants
    • Developed business plan to support upcoming new round of fundraising for next growth phase
    • Provided hand-off to new (permanent) CEO

Results

  • Investors happy to achieve a stabilizing influence resident at company laboratories
  • One team member had resigned prior to engagement and another was very dissatisfied.  Both staff members were retained and became supportive during KPCG’s involvement
  • Founder had committed to meeting challenging goals for Si purificaton (6N purity from silicon kerf) that team had already failed to deliver on time – but met after engaging KPCG.  The team has since produced product of 7N purity.
  • Business planning and operational changes laid foundation for introduction of new CEO

Process Case Studies

Solar Company

Background

  • A VC-backed chemical engineering company developing innovative approaches to recover valuable silicon from waste
  • Founder/CEO was technically competent but lacked people- and operational-management skills, needed to stabilize and grow company
  • Investors concerned that technical team might disperse and company would lose momentum
  • Investors moved founder to CTO role and engaged KPCG to provide interim CEO, providing business leadership, operational management and consistent leadership of staff

Mandate

  • Culture change management and interim CEO role

Activity

  • Provided leadership to technical team and interfaced with founder to maximize effectiveness in CTO role
  • To allow CTO to focus on technical commitments made to investors, KPCG provided CEO outward-facing functions, including :
    • investor communications and status reporting
    • handling external legal issues
    • interfacing with external business consultants
    • Developed business plan to support upcoming new round of fundraising for next growth phase
    • Provided hand-off to new (permanent) CEO

Results

  • Investors happy to achieve a stabilizing influence resident at company laboratories
  • One team member had resigned prior to engagement and another was very dissatisfied.  Both staff members were retained and became supportive during KPCG’s involvement
  • Founder had committed to meeting challenging goals for Si purificaton (6N purity from silicon kerf) that team had already failed to deliver on time – but met after engaging KPCG.  The team has since produced product of 7N purity.
  • Business planning and operational changes laid foundation for introduction of new CEO