getting to “financial sustainability”

David Mitchell BCOM (HONS), FCA, FCT, MIFT is the icebreakerexecutive financial lead. David operates at Main Board level either as CRO, CFO, FD or Adviser across listed and private equity backed businesses in both the UK and Europe. Hands on experience of the difficult steps to right size underperforming businesses without sacrificing top line effectiveness. Has a proven track record of preserving enterprise value and managing stakeholder expectations. Experience include Manufacturing, Engineering, Property & Construction, Facilities Management, Automotive, Chemicals, Healthcare, IT, Telecommunications & Media. David is on the selection panel for the Institute for Turnaround







getting to financial sustainability; Business Plan Summary

Network deployed
  • Client Board
  • PE houses
  • Major Banks’ Business Support Units
  • Sourcing specialists
Industry Sector
  • Telecoms
  • Manufacturing
  • Healthcare
Client need
  • Refinancing
  • Restructuring
  • Cash management
  • Turnaround & Transformation
  • Profit improvement
  • Cost reduction
  • Viatel
  • Worldmark
  • Care Principles
Compelling event
  • Underperforming businesses
  • Pressure on cashflow
  • Weak financial management
  • Banks’ nervous on debt recovery
  • No Direction or accountability
Client benefits, outcome & satisfaction achieved
  • Profit improvement
  • Cost savings
  • New financial management & processes
  • Businesses sold with significant return
  • Client delighted with DM contribution
  • Average of £200K per project
Case Studies
  • See links
Profit / cash improvement
  • Average of £2M per project
  • Average of 15:1