Restructuring Strategies for Oilfield Service Companies

May 6, 2020

As supply keeps piling up, oil producers in Western Canada are running out of places to store excess inventory. While some consumers have been relishing the lower gas prices, producers are feeling the crunch as…

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The Canadian Cannabis War for Talent

August 28, 2019

The war for talent is heating up in the Canadian cannabis industry. With recent headlines and the always shifting human capital needs, cannabis companies are scrambling for qualified executives to take their businesses to the…

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Retail Restructuring: Not Always Doom and Gloom

July 24, 2019

The retail industry has seen a significant transformation over the past decade. While some companies have been able to pivot and survive, others have struggled to adapt to the new landscape—resulting in a long…

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Mitigating Social Unrest During Restructuring or Turnaround

November 16, 2018

It can be tempting, and convenient, for mining companies to abandon their corporate social responsibility initiatives when experiencing financial distress. However, Allan Nackan cautions that this could spiral into costly shutdowns, production losses, and even…

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Retail: How Lenders are Overcoming the Fear

October 16, 2018

The world of retail can be scary—especially from a lender’s perspective. Recently, many well-known retailers have closed-up shop and many more continue to struggle. Even before the current environment, lenders have…

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Do or Die: How to Win with a Digital Transformation

June 26, 2018

Follow the story of a Canadian company that pivoted away from a dying business model and leveraged existing capabilities through a digital transformation. Hint—it’s a mix of strategy, personnel, and technology. In the…

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