Case study: Restructuring / growth financing


Automotive suppliers, about 1,800 employees, 3 product lines, own development, production in Germany, the Czech Republic, USA, Mexico, China.


Too many development activities without a clear strategy, unclear product and cash flow planning, no consistent Target Costing and Risk Management, variant and variety of parts caused by marketing and development, under-utilized plant capacity at high vertical production depth and low degree of automation, not up to date product calculations.


Estimate of the additional earnings and liquidity trends, assessment of business processes and data quality in controlling, identification of efficiency improvement potentials and risks, creating a business plan and measures to ensure the further lending, bank presentation.


Analysis, design and presentation within 9 weeks by an interdisciplinary team of consultants.


  • A comprehensive program of measures with  focus on re-organization of the development, production (plant structure) and Controlling System
  • Creating a business plan showing the credit needs and repayment of loans
  • Granting additional credit line of EUR 6 million by the two house banks