ACA Management Group is a turnaround and restructuring advisory firm that provides the skills and experience required to preserve and create value in companies in financial distress. The firm works with investors, owners, lenders, or creditors to deliver optimal outcomes in businesses requiring operational or financial turnarounds or corporate revitalization.

When faced with the challenges of financial distress, there is no magical formula to improve performance.The best solution is always to use a head on, hands on approach to addressing the issues. There is no magic in that. It's just focused, efficient, hard work that delivers results.

ACA provides services to clients in the $10 - $500 million range.
The firm's consultants have significant hands on operational and financing experience allowing ACA to offer a quick, yet thorough, diagnosis of business problems followed by the rapid development of a plan of action to address those problems. ACA staff works side by side with key stakeholders through implementation of the plan and the achievement of the intended results.

The depth of experience of ACA's leadership positions the firm to deliver value in a broad range of industries including consumer products, financial services, distribution, media, restaurants, retail, real estate, service businesses, non-profits, and agriculture among others. ACA delivers value added services to clients facing financial challenges from early stage decline to bankruptcy.
The selected engagements highlighted below provide a snapshot of the breadth and depth of ACA's experience.
An intra-state trucking company, whose revenue had peaked at $100 million a few years earlier with a fleet of over one t..
Patrick Farms Partnership
A 5,000 acre grower/packer/shipper of greens and other produce crops.  Engaged by the principals at a time when acc..
Global Consumer Products
A global manufacturer and marketer of branded consumer products had been overleveraged and management was anticipating a..
our team
ACA's leadership has over 75 years of experience providing operational and financial leadership in a broad range of industries.
Diedrich Von Soosten, CTP

Diedrich Von Soosten is a Managing Director and has been involved w..

Al Carter, CTP
Al Carter is Senior Managing Director at ACA. He is a results o..
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