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Corporate Restructuring

At Tenzor, we have a unique combination of skills and understanding of corporate restructuring, combining both operational and financial aspects

Igor Zax to present at Annual Restructuring and Turnaround conference by IIR

Tuesday Apr 8, 2014

Igor Zax, Managing Director of Tenzor ltd., is going to present at 4-th Annual Restructuring & Turnaround 2014 conference by IIR 2-nd of July 2014 in London. He will be joining a panel “Strategies for an Effective Turnaround” discussing:
• Formulating and executing a successful turnaround strategy
• Negotiating with lenders
• The importance of due diligence
• Financial restructuring tools
• Operational restructuring tools


Igor Zax to moderate a panel “Developing Value in an Invoice Financing Business”

Tuesday Mar 4, 2014

Igor Zax, CFA,  Managing Director of Tenzor ltd., is going to moderate a panel “Developing Value in an Invoice Financing Business: What Makes it Ripe for Investment?” at Receivables Finance 12th Annual Convention in Warsaw, Poland, 1-2 April 2014. He will be joined at the panel by Simon Featherstone, Global CEO of Bibby FInancial Services, Margrith Lutsch-Emmenegger President, Fimbank and Chairman, International Factors Group, and Richard Woodhouse.
Igor Zax is alos going to present at a panel “Understanding the Supply Chain Finance Ecosystem” at the same conference togheter with heads of Supply Chain Finance from HSBC, ING and RBS.


Igor Zax to present at Investing in Distressed Debt Conference by IIR

Friday Jul 12, 2013

Igor Zax, Managing Director of Tenzor ltd., is going to present at IIR 10-th Annual Investing in Distressed Debt Conference to be held in London 25-26 September 2013. He will be co-hosting the panel “European Overview: Which Regions will provide the best Opportunities” with Michael Kolbeck from Lone Star and Xavier Lepine from Parceva Capital.


Credit Insurance-Lessons From The Crisis-by Igor Zax in Insurance Insight

Wednesday Mar 20, 2013

Igor Zax, managing director of Tenzor Ltd, published a new article, Credit Insurance Lessons From the Crisis in Insurance Insight, leading insurance publication.

The article looks into the value proposition of credit insurance, common misconceptions about it use, risks of relinquishing control of credit process and efficient use of credit insurance as part of financing solutions.

Reprinted with permission.


Operational Turnaround –Focus on Working Capital and Supply Chain-lecture by Igor Zax at LBS

Saturday Mar 24, 2012

Igor Zax CFA, founder of Tenzor Ltd, gave a new guest lecture Operational Turnaround –Focus on Working Capital and Supply Chain as part of a course “Mergers, MBOs and Other Corporate Reorganisations” by professor Paolo Volpin at London Business School 23 March 2012.

The lecture covers principles of distressed investments, corporate turnaround and operational due diligence. It also focuses on supply chain and working capital implications, use of asset backed lending, vertical integration and business model re-design.

Slides for the presentation can be seen by clicking the link below:
Operational Turnaround –Focus on Working Capital and Supply Chain


Special Situations and Distress-driven M&A- masterclass by Igor Zax in Moscow

Sunday Oct 9, 2011

Igor Zax, founder of Tenzor Ltd, delivered a masterclass on “Special Situations and Distress-Driven M&A: What Does it Take to Conduct a Successful Accelerated M&A Process”  28 September 2011 in Moscow, as part of C5 conference on M&A in Russia and CIS.

The masterclass was attended by senior M&A professionals of major Russian and CIS banks and industrial groups.

For link to English version of the presentation please click the title above.


Operational Due Diligence -lecture by Igor Zax at London Business School

Sunday Jun 12, 2011

Igor Zax, founder of Tenzor Ltd, gave a guest lecture Operational Due Diligence -Key to M&A Success as part of a course “Mergers, MBOs and Other Corporate Reorganisations” by professor Paolo Volpin at London Business School 11 June 2011.

Slides for the presentation can be seen by clicking the link below:
Operational Due Diligence -Key to M&A Success


Special Situatons and Distressed Driven M&A- masterclass by Igor Zax

Friday May 27, 2011

Igor Zax, founder of Tenzor Ltd, is leading a masterclass on “Special Situations and Distressed Driven M&A ” at C5 conference “M&A in Russia and CIS” 28 September 2011 in Moscow.

This interactive working session will identify core issues that an
investor in a distressed company has to deal with at every stage:
pre-transaction, during deal structuring and post deal. Attendees
will receive ‘nuts & bolts’ guidance on strategic and operational aspects of distressed M&A deals, an analysis of the different objectives and approaches of participants (banks, private equity houses, corporate buyers and sellers, hedge
funds, etc.). The workshop is specifically designed to help you navigate the maze of operational due diligence, turnaround and exit strategies for distressed investments.
• Types of and reasons for distressed investment
• Practical techniques of operational due diligence
for distressed investments and their importance
• Pricing and evaluating distressed companies and their assets
• Capitalising on discounted price offerings
• Practical considerations in distressed M&A deal structuring


Corporate Credit Policy-A Strategic View by Igor Zax

Wednesday Feb 2, 2011

Igor Zax, managing director of Tenzor Ltd, published a new article, Corporate Credit Policy-A Strategic View in GT News (major treasury publication by AFP).

The article discussed the nature of trade receivables risks, its difference from other type of credit risk, its relationship to corporate strategy and approaches to design of optimal credit policy.

Reprinted with permission.


Igor Zax, Tenzor Ltd co-hosted a panel on Corporate turnaround and stakeholder management strategies

Wednesday Oct 27, 2010

Igor Zax, Managing Director of Tenzor ltd., . and Warwick Ley, partner of Endless LLP presented at a panel on Corporate turnaround and stakeholder management strategies at European Investment in Distressed Debt Forum in London 27-th October 2010
 While actual presentation was in a form of live discussion without slides (that was a preference of both panellists), Igor Zax also prepared slide presentation that is available here: Corporate Turnaround –thinking beyond capital structures