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Operational Expertise for PE Firms and Their Portfolio Companies

Successful PE firms are able to strategically identify and invest in companies with undeveloped growth potential, bringing the strategic capital and operational guidance needed to enhance business value over the course of an intended period. We accelerate value creation in portfolio companies, helping them achieve in 3 years what would normally take 5 years.

Hilco Performance Solutions helps clients improve performance and profitability through operational excellence. We work alongside the front line and middle managers to implement lasting improvements. Our deliverables are more capable teams and improved EBITDA margins (improved operational performance). The HPS team has industry experience in plant management, Finance, Operations, Supply Chain & Procurement. Our practice is designed to help capital providers quickly execute value creation plans for recent acquisitions.

Hilco Performance Solutions accelerates value creation in portfolio companies by working with capital providers from due diligence through performance improvement.

Our transaction support services include:

  • Operational due diligence
  • Developing value creation plans with the management team and buyer
  • Implementation of 100-day integration plans
  • Performance Improvement — Fundamentals
    • Data & Analytics — Office of the CFO
    • Strategic Sourcing o Lean Manufacturing / Lean Enterprise
    • Inventory Management
    • Cash to Cash cycle reduction

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The HPS team specializes in asset intensive manufacturing with extensive experience across multiple industries and sub industries. Our clients operate primarily in the B2B space.

Industrials & Manufacturing Materials Transportation & Logistics Food & Beverage Energy Retail & Consumer Products
Services We Provide

  • Strategic Sourcing
  • Procurement Excellence
  • Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP)
  • Transportation and Logistics Optimization
  • Inventory Management

  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Operations Improvement
  • Tracking and KPI Development
  • Sustainable Cost Reduction
  • Lean Process Improvement and Waste Elimination

  • Operational Due Diligence
  • Post Deal Integration Management
  • Deal Financial Modeling

  • Enhanced Financial and Operational Reporting
  • Operational KPIs
  • Workflow Automation
  • Artificial Intelligence for Forecasting and Process Automation
  • Complex Data Analysis

  • PMO Deployment and Operation
  • Project Portfolio Management
  • Project Review and Recovery


Fresh capital and a new management team, alone, are no longer enough to generate strong returns from portfolio company investments. From data visualization to supply chain, procurement and lean manufacturing, the Hilco Performance Solutions PE Advisory Team brings a fresh perspective and experienced operational capabilities. These work in tandem with existing, internal (company/firm) and established external advisory (accounting, legal, other) expertise to drive maximum value creation.

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