Case Studies

Forecasting

Background

Established in 2012, our client is a burgeoning American brand of luxury fashion accessories. The Company currently sells online, but plans to open up a limited number of showrooms in the United States. By designing its products in-house and selling directly to consumers, the Company lowers the costs of its products.

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Background

Our client’s vision is to be a leading provider of specialized polymer materials and services. With deep operational expertise, the Company opportunistically pursues acquisitions that capitalize on its deep knowledge of formulations and polymer processing.

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Financing

Background

A mom-turned-entrepreneur launched an innovative children's apparel and accessories company out of her home. Working with friends and family, the Company quickly became overwhelmed with the capital needs of a rapidly growing business and struggled with the best way to interact with outside investors.

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Strategic Assessments

Background

Our client is a legal recruiting firm which has experienced tremendous growth in recent years and correspondingly, has increased its recruiter headcount. Faced with an increasingly large organization, our client tasked Hinge with developing a customized financial model to better monitor individual recruiter production and efficiency and to evaluate the firm’s proposed new commission structure and project its impact on working capital needs.

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Business Marketing

Background

After 40 years growing a successful equipment rental company, our client needed help preparing the business for sale. The founding family had little experience interacting with investors and needed to focus on the daily burden of running the business. After a bad experience with the first potential investor, the Company decided to engage Hinge to help ready the Company for sale.

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Model Outsourcing, Training & Excel Help

Background

Family owned and operated, our client’s row crop and pork production business had over time grown in both scale and complexity. Beyond the need for standard accounting, the business faced an increasing number of variables that impacted financial results from crop prices to crop yields, from input prices to hedging instruments and beyond. Hinge was engaged to both simplify existing Excel tools and to create new, more integrated tools to help better manage risk.

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