SOURCE: Kugman Partners

September 17, 2013 08:00 ET

Kugman Partners Welcomes Al Carter as Executive Director to Further Enhance Turnaround, Financing, and Market Strategy Expertise for Firm's Clients

LAKE FOREST, IL--(Marketwired - Sep 17, 2013) - Alvin (Al) Carter Jr. has joined Kugman Partners as Executive Director. In his new capacity, Al will work with clients requiring debt financing and capital investment, as well as restructuring, operational, and profit improvement strategies.

"The way Al relates to people, along with his sensitivity to the complex set of challenges clients face, makes him a remarkable asset," says Brent Kugman, President and CEO of Kugman Partners. "He is an accomplished professional who delivers client services with skill and poise." Adds Brent, "Al also is in great demand for his ability to structure and assist stressed entities, as well as solid operating companies, in raising capital and debt."

"I have been a principal of my own firm," adds Al, "I know what business owners are dealing with, and how to address those issues to bring viable alternatives and resolution."

In his new role, Al also will draw on his experience to raise capital for Kugman Partners transactions, as well as for clients of the firm on the advisory and consulting side.

Al brings 25 years of experience to Kugman Partners. He has worked with companies in a broad range of industries, including financial services, consumer services, media, manufacturing, food service and transportation. His clients have included Entertainment Publications, Spectrum Brands, Archway & Mothers Cookies, and Winnfield Holdings. Al has worked with senior lenders, unitraunche lenders, and private equity firms. He can navigate complex Chapter 11 and informal restructuring processes as well as corporate governance-related matters.

Al received a B.S. in Business Administration (Magna Cum Laude) from Paine College and earned an MBA from Harvard Business School. He is a Certified Turnaround Professional (CTP). You can reach him directly at acarter@kugman.com or by calling him directly at 224.212.1983.

Kugman Partners is a boutique corporate advisory firm that specializes in restoring stability to middle-market companies. The firm provides financial and operational consulting aimed at the development of initiatives that improve performance and increase stakeholder value. Kugman Partners' comprehensive personalized solutions include capital investment, credit solutions and profit enhancement services. Visit www.kugmanpartners.com or call Brent Kugman at 312.251.3430 for more information.

Founded in 1993, and now known as Kugman Partners, the firm is committed to improving its clients' financial position through innovative solutions grounded in solid strategy and unparalleled experience.