Greg Baracato, Partner

With over 30 years of experience in business consulting, corporate management and restructuring, Greg Baracato has substantial expertise in rendering financial advisory and reorganization services on behalf of varied stakeholders in the restructuring and turnaround arena. His U.S. and international industry experience includes evaluation of operations, developing reserve-based borrowing capacity models, public offerings converting debt to equity, bank group negotiations, and cost reduction initiatives.

Greg is an active member of the restructuring professional community and served as president of the Dallas Turnaround Management Association.

Representative Experience

  • CRO to ValuePart, an industrial parts distributor resulting in an award-winning, successful Chapter 11 reorganization.
  • Interim CFO to Holze Music, the 35th largest music retailer in the US. Assistance included turning around the operations, implementing new accounting processes and procedures and transitioning company to a new financial team.
  • Interim CFO to Capital Associates International, a public company that leased industrial equipment and funded the leases with a series of public and private income funds. Oversaw delisting of the company to take it private.
  • CRO of $200MM industrial products distribution company in San Antonio Texas. Stabilized and restructured the operations in order to cure technical defaults on the bank loan. Assisted the investment bank in finding a purchaser resulting in the sale of the company to a private equity sponsored strategic company which preserved the jobs for a substantial majority of the employees.
  • Restructuring Advisor to a foodservice distributor that was in default on its bank loan and over advanced in excess of $1MM. Interfaced with bank group in setting up a phased workout plan that included winding down certain operations, headcount reductions and implementing a benchmarking process.
  • Administrated the winddown and liquidation of a bankrupt electric power generation company. Orchestrated payment of creditors in full with interest.
  • Advisor to Argentinian energy company. Prepared expert reports that resulted in winning International Arbitration Award against the government of Turkmenistan in excess of $2B.

Contact Information

E-mail: greg.baracato@cr3partners.com
Phone: +1 (214) 215-3940
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Industries

  • Airlines
  • Distribution
  • Retail
  • Energy
  • Financial Services
  • Gaming
  • Mining
  • Technology

Education & Certifications

  • B.S., Louisiana Tech University
  • M.B.A., Louisiana Tech University
  • Certified Turnaround Professional
  • Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor

Greg Baracato, Partner

Contact Information

E-mail: greg.baracato@cr3partners.com
Phone: +1 (214) 215-3940
LinkedIn | VCard


Industries

  • Airlines
  • Distribution
  • Retail
  • Energy
  • Financial Services
  • Gaming
  • Mining
  • Technology

With over 30 years of experience in business consulting, corporate management and restructuring, Greg Baracato has substantial expertise in rendering financial advisory and reorganization services on behalf of varied stakeholders in the restructuring and turnaround arena. His U.S. and international industry experience includes evaluation of operations, developing reserve-based borrowing capacity models, public offerings converting debt to equity, bank group negotiations, and cost reduction initiatives.

Greg is an active member of the restructuring professional community and served as president of the Dallas Turnaround Management Association.

Representative Experience

  • CRO to ValuePart, an industrial parts distributor resulting in an award-winning, successful Chapter 11 reorganization.
  • Interim CFO to Holze Music, the 35th largest music retailer in the US. Assistance included turning around the operations, implementing new accounting processes and procedures and transitioning company to a new financial team.
  • Interim CFO to Capital Associates International, a public company that leased industrial equipment and funded the leases with a series of public and private income funds. Oversaw delisting of the company to take it private.
  • CRO of $200MM industrial products distribution company in San Antonio Texas. Stabilized and restructured the operations in order to cure technical defaults on the bank loan. Assisted the investment bank in finding a purchaser resulting in the sale of the company to a private equity sponsored strategic company which preserved the jobs for a substantial majority of the employees.
  • Restructuring Advisor to a foodservice distributor that was in default on its bank loan and over advanced in excess of $1MM. Interfaced with bank group in setting up a phased workout plan that included winding down certain operations, headcount reductions and implementing a benchmarking process.
  • Administrated the winddown and liquidation of a bankrupt electric power generation company. Orchestrated payment of creditors in full with interest.
  • Advisor to Argentinian energy company. Prepared expert reports that resulted in winning International Arbitration Award against the government of Turkmenistan in excess of $2B.

Education & Certifications

  • B.S., Louisiana Tech University
  • M.B.A., Louisiana Tech University
  • Certified Turnaround Professional
  • Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor

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