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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Private Asset and Fund 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

“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.”
LP
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
The Kirchner Group is the Mr. Fix-it of the venture capital world.
National Post
Kirchner has been deploying its model across a series of portfolios ranging from early stage venture to mid-market buyout since 2004.
Douglas K. BrattonPresident and Chief Investment OfficerCrestline Investors Inc.
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
Kirchner has an impressive team that very quickly assessed our Company and came up with solid recommendations for the future, including restructuring the staff and providing a path to a successful exit strategy.
Gerry VernerChief Executive OfficerAnyWare Group
Hedge Fund Investor, and Merchant Bank Kirchner Group Team Up to Hunt Zombie Funds.
PE Hub
Kirchner was able to step into a complicated situation involving operational problems, management issues and differing agendas amongst investors and develop a comprehensive, practical turnaround plan… the company was was able to successfully go public representing a significant increase in value. We would use Kirchner Group again without hesitation.
Vincenzo La RuffaSusquehanna International Group, LLP
With the assistance of Kirchner, the company has seen a substantial improvement in both gross margin and EBITDA.
Sheryl HilashAVP Corporate BankingConcentra Financial Services Association
Kirchner was instrumental in the collaborative resolutions to issues that arose throughout the process and relentless in advancing the deal forward to a successful close.
Bernardo LloveraGeneral PartnerExpansion Capital