Case Studies

Advising, Financing and Selling Early to Mid-Stage Companies

Sampling of Past Engagements

People's Gas logo

People's Gas

  • Business opportunity expansion plan development
  • Project development
  • Project finance
  • M&A advisory services
The Laundry Chute logo

The Laundry Chute

  • Business plan development
  • Capital Raising
  • Strategic partnership development
Calgon Carbon Corporation logo

Calgon Carbon Corporation

  • Acquisition evaluation and review
  • M & A advisory services
CityNet Regional Communications Company logo

CityNet

  • Board advisory services and break-up of the business into three units, with capital returned to owners
The Efficiency Network, Inc. logo

The Efficiency Network, Inc. (TEN)

  • Business plan modification
  • Multiple rounds of equity financing
  • Sale of company
Duquesne Light logo

Duquesne Light

  • Analysis of and input on PA ACT 129 Energy policy
  • Financial impact of various scenarios
  • Review of project financing implications
Packaged Pumping Systems logo

Packaged Pumping Systems

  • Advisory services
  • Company sale
Triangle Tech, Chambersburg School logo

Triangle Tech, Chambersburg School

  • Facilitated start-up, including infrastructure
Coastal Mechanical logo

Coastal Mechanical

  • Strategic advisory services
  • Capital reorganization
Chester Engineers logo

Chester Engineers

  • Acquisition, sale of six operating units, including the final sale of the core remaining business
  • More recently, we provided advisory services to ATS in connection with ATS' purchase of the largest operating unit of Chester Engineers
  • Advised on three follow-on acquisitions and an enhanced capitalization of the company
  • M&A advisory services including sale of the company
CNOx logo

CNOx

  • Business model plan
  • Restructuring
  • Company sale
Pratter U.S. logo

pratter.us

  • Business plan development
  • Capital raise
Pinnacle Hospice logo

Pinnacle Hospice (formerly Catholic Hospice)

  • M&A advisory services
  • Acquisition funding
  • Company acquisition
  • Additional (post-closing) growth capital placement
Control Solutions logo

Control Solutions; Grey Matter Solutions

  • Transaction advisory services
AlleghenyHealth logo

Allegheny Health Network

  • Gas electrification economic modeling
  • Project implementation review
EnviroPower logo

Enviro Power

  • Review of alternative sales channels
First Energy logo

First Energy

  • Solar project financing analyses
  • Energy efficiency rebate calculations
Resitech Industries logo

Resitech Industries

  • Strategic advisory services
  • Capital raising activities
  • Divestiture of subsidiary
ETF Preinsulated Pipe logo

ETF Preinsulated Pipe

  • Strategic advisory services
  • Capital reorganization
Sempra Energy (San Diego Gas & Electric) logo

Sempra Energy (San Diego Gas & Electric)

  • Merger of electric vehicle charging business unit with Plug Smart
  • Business plan development
National Fuel logo

National Fuel Gas

  • Energy project / micro-grid strategic cost input review and modeling
Control Solutions, Inc. logo

Control Solutions, Inc.

  • Advisory services
  • Company sale
RE2 Robotics

RE2 Robotics

  • Business line optimization
  • Strategic alternatives analysis
General Electric logo

GE (General Electric)

  • Sale of GE Wattstation technology, from Juice Technologies, to GE.
  • Numerous project / equipment financings for counter-parties
  • GE Venture group counter-party investments and consultation
Boys Electrical Contractors logo

Boys Electrical Contractors

  • Strategic advisory services
  • Capital reorganization
LLI Engineering

LLI Engineering

  • Business development and strategic advisory
  • Project finance advisory services
  • Minority shareholders recapture
Ciphertext Solutions logo

Ciphertext Solutions

  • Business plan development
  • Private placement memorandum development
The Laundry Chute logo

Trek Development Group

  • Strategic Advisory Services
  • Capital Formation and Capital Disposition
The Laundry Chute logo

Scoobi

  • Strategic Advisory Services
  • Capital Raising
The Laundry Chute logo

Watt Fuel Cell Corporation

  • Buyside Investment Valuation and Review
DLA Real Estate

DLA Real Estate

  • Strategic business acquisition plan development and execution.
Plasmera Energy Technologies logo

Plasmera Energy Technologies

  • Business plan development
  • Advisory services
Guilty Soles

Guilty Soles

  • Strategic Advisory Services
  • Capital Raise
Plug Smart logo

Plug Smart

  • Business plan development
  • Advised on partnerships with GE and Belkin International and exit from the GE partnership
  • Multiple financing rounds
TEN Connected Solutions. logo

TEN Connected Solutions. (TCS)

  • Creation of a separate business, TEN Connected Solutions (TCS), related to smart city technology deployment
  • Sale of company
Hudson Trading Group logo

Hudson Trading Group

  • Debt recapitalization
  • Hybrid-equity development
  • Business advisory services
Beachside Apartments logo

Neuro Kinetics, Inc

  • Strategic partnership development
  • Capital raising assistance
Puget Sound Energy logo

Puget Sound Energy

  • Electric vehicle grid "stress test"
Idaho Power logo

Idaho Power

  • Various strategic review assignments
University of Toledo logo

University of Toledo

  • 1.1 MW solar project financing
  • Energy efficiency calculations
Indiana Power and Light logo

Indiana Power and Light

  • Electric vehicle grid impact study
PG&E logo

PG&E

  • Electronic commerce business plan development
  • Electric vehicle charging and penetration review
Broadridge logo

Broadridge

  • Acquisition search engagement
  • Market dynamics review
Old Stone Capital logo

Old Stone Capital

  • Financial modeling in support of M&A transactions
  • Due diligence review
Omega Medical Imaging logo

Omega Medical Imaging

  • Strategic advisory services
  • Capital reorganization
H Power logo

H-Power

  • Assistance in arranging beta testing of early fuel cells, private and public financing and sale to Plug Power
Zephyr, Inc. logo

Zephyr, Inc.

  • Business plan development
  • Early stage capitalization
  • Sale of business
Placeholder logo

The Chrysler Group

  • Business model assistance
  • Project financing
  • Capital raise
Wright Fuel Cell Group logo

Wright Fuel Cell Group (Case Western Reserve)

  • Commercialization plan and early financing
Beacon Power logo

Beacon Power

  • Assistance in arranging beta testing of early flywheel energy storage units
  • Arranged for both private and public financing
Fly Pittsburgh logo

Pittsburgh International Airport Energy Facility

  • Business plan development, financing and sale
Sun and Comfort logo

Sun and Comfort

  • Business plan development
  • Marketing plan writing
  • Capital raise
  • Sale of the company
BroadPoint Communications logo

BroadPoint Communications

  • Business plan development
  • Multiple financing rounds
  • Liquidation
EFS Executive Facility Solutions logo

EFS Executive Facility Solutions

  • Strategic advisory services
  • Capital reorganization
OnLine Choice logo

OnLine Choice

  • Business plan development
  • Multiple financing rounds
  • Liquidation
Satcon Technologies logo

Satcon Technologies (SATC:NASDAQ)

  • Board member; advisory services
Venture Management Group logo

Venture Management Group

  • Strategic advisory services
  • Capital reorganization
Quantum Specialty Contractors, LLC logo

Quantum Specialty Contractors, LLC

  • Advisory services
  • Company sale
CMS NexTech logo

CMS NexTech

  • Strategic advisory services
  • Capital reorganization
BottomLine Resource Technologies logo

BottomLine Resource Technologies

  • Financing and liquidation
Enermetrics logo

Enermetrix.com

  • Business plan development
  • Multiple financing rounds
Belkin International logo

Belkin International

  • Energy efficiency product road map and business plan development
  • Investment in Juice Technologies
  • Divestiture initiatives
Potential Electric, LLC logo

Potential Electric, LLC

  • Advisory services
  • Company sale
Kelman Bottles - St. George Crystal

St. George Crystal

  • Strategic advisory assignment
Tower-Davis Electronic logo

Tower-Davis Electronic

  • Advisory services
  • Company sale
Service Stop logo

Service Stop

  • Liquidation
TBF logo

TFB, Inc.

  • Funding advice
  • Computer system adequacy review
  • Liquidation
Utility Deposit Saver logo

Utility Deposit Saver

  • Liquidation
Amercian Ring Binder logo

American Ring Binder

  • Business plan development
  • Key personnel hiring advice
  • Liquidation
TDS INC logo

TDS, Inc.

  • Business plan development
  • Liquidation
OTG logo

OTG, Inc.

  • Business plan development
  • Key hire selection advice
  • Sale of company
Aqua logo

i-Aqua

  • Liquidation
Body Media logo

Body Media

  • Financing assistance
Glenshaw Glass logo

Glenshaw Glass

  • Strategic advisory assignment
Beachside Apartments logo

Beachside Apartments

  • Strategic advisory services
  • Capital reorganization
SCG Southern Construction Group logo

SCG Southern Construction Group

  • Advisory services
  • Company sale
JC2020 logo

JC2020

  • Management buyout group formation
  • Acquisition search (cloud-based SAAS)
  • Acquisition analytics services
YoungstownPipe logo

Youngstown Pipe and Steel, LLC

  • Strategic advisory services
  • Optimal capital structure review
GeminiEnterprises logo

Gemini Enterprises, LLP

  • Buy-side advisory services
TrainingKAMP logo

Training KAMP

  • Review of strategic considerations
  • Capital formation assistance
3R Prep logo

3R Prep

  • Review of strategic considerations
  • Capital formation assistance
  • Business plan development
LouLambros Dental logo

Lou Lambros Dental

  • Sell-side advisory services
  • Sale to Atlas Dental Specialists
FootersDry Cleaners logo

Footers Dry Cleaners and Tailors

  • Sell-side advisory services
3R Prep logo

Cabot Boston Credit Union

  • Review of competitive positioning
First Albany Capital, Inc logo

First Albany Capital, Inc.

  • Sell-side advisory services
MrTubs logo

Mr. Tubs (Now called MTI)

  • Advisory engagement related to management buyout
  • Business plan development