Some of the projects School Street has completed include:
the principal owners of an $85 million manufacturer of specialty
chemical and plumbing components on developing a growth plan
and planning process, acquisitions, financing, and management
Convinced the owner of a highly profitable testing laboratory
to postpone a premature sale of his company, and developed a
growth plan for the business which has generated substantial
wealth for him.
owners and management of a midwest banking company through a
profit improvement and reorganization planning process. Subsequently
retained by board to monitor plan implementation and advise
on strategic alternatives.
Developed detailed growth and financing plans for a large entertainment
enterprise, a fast-growing family-owned distribution company,
a fast-growing instrumentation company, and two manufacturing
subsidiaries of a New York Stock Exchange company.
founder control of a health care information company through
a five-year period of planned growth, financed by corporate
strategic partners, prepaid licensees and individuals.
Advised the founders of a graphics software company through
early stage financing, and in the later sale of their business
to a publicly traded acquirer that left them financially independent.
the founders of a real estate information company through their
first external financing, which included participation by a
leading commercial bank, and in a subsequent round by a leading
Internet investment fund.
strategic alternatives and developed operating plan for a rapidly
growing speech technology company, and then managed interim
and large institutional financings. Subsequently retained by
board to advise on operating and financing matters.
the owners of a fast growing communications software company
to achieve financial independence by resolving differences among
the principals, developing the company's first business plan
and offering memorandum; and executing an equity fundraising
process which led to sale of the business.
the sale of a $70 million, southern-U.S. engineering and manufacturing
subsidiary of a New York Stock Exchange company.
Advised the CEO of a midwest, publicly traded, largely family-owned
bank holding company which had become an acquisition target,
and which was subsequently acquired with highly favorable results
offering memoranda, coached management, solicited acquirers,
and advised a UK corporation in divesting two technology subsidiaries.
the developers of intellectual property protection software
in a merger of their company with a west coast Internet security
company, which subsequently became a successful IPO.