Business Performance and Strategy

Playing a vital role in helping companies realize their growth potential, ESG uncovers value by providing strategic insight, operational support and smart capital allocation. We seek to make companies stronger through a bottom’s up strategy of transformation throughout the enterprise. We are agents of change, quickly reacting to our clients' need for assistance. Our professionals use the lessons learned from hundreds of engagements where we responded to corporate business challenges. We leverage the firm's internal resources and extensive third-party network to provide a sophisticated mix of guidance and resources to achieve prescribed goals in a timely, cost-efficient and effective manner.

ESG brings the expertise of our Business Performance group to provide strategic guidance in a variety of functional areas including strategy, operational excellence, turnaround services, corporate development, human capital and exit planning. 



As today’s organizations grow in size and complexity, processes and operating models that were once successful can become cumbersome and inefficient. The rapid pace of technology innovation, plus the evolving expectations of customers, stakeholders and employees, can lead to organizational inefficiencies, stagnating profit growth and the loss of the ROI your organization expects. The key is setting the right strategy to get more from you limited resources—people, processes and technology—in order to remain agile to meet the demands of an ever-changing marketplace. Our management consultants bring a tailored approach to help you develop and operationalize strategies to scale and create specific tactics that will trigger the transformation you want. With deep industry experience and extensive knowledge of organizational functions and priorities, we help you align your organization’s people, processes and technology, across functions, to optimize performance, all the way from strategy to execution.



Dedicated, seasoned operations experts collaborate with management teams to help optimize processes and enhance go-to-market strategies. We also leverage the executive experience of our Senior Operating Advisors based on your company’s needs. 

ESG supports projects focused on sales and marketing effectiveness and scaling operations, including:

  • Customer success and net retention
  • Implementation process and metrics
  • Organization design and process optimization
  • Operational capacity scaling for growth
  • IT optimization and technology stack
  • Value proposition
  • Target customer identification
  • Lead generation
  • Product marketing
  • Sales integration
  • Sales process and metrics




Our comprehensive services provide management teams with guidance and a complete suite of services necessary to achieve a successful turnaround. ESG provides rapid, strategic advice in a variety of areas:

· Restructuring and Turnaround

  • Interim Staffing and Crisis Management
  • Bankruptcy/Insolvency Litigation and Expert Witness Services 
  • Unsecured Creditor Committee Advisory
  • Trustee, Examiner, and Receivership Services 



Whether you are buying or selling a business, you need a single solution for transaction management. ESG’s dedicated team of transaction professionals can offer the expertise to quickly identify and quantify issues and provide meaningful solutions. We understand you want insight before you invest in a company and commit your capital, energy and reputation. ESG has completed due diligence on billions of dollars in transactions across a wide range of industries. We can help you understand a target company’s strengths, weaknesses, potential risk areas and improvement opportunities to help in your investment decision and post-acquisition integration. Whether you are a private equity group or a corporate acquirer, our due diligence can help you better execute the deal.

We strive to provide best-in-class advice and execution excellence on the most complex transactions across products in order to help clients grow. We are focused on being a significant financer and provider of capital raising services, which in turn, enables our clients to achieve their strategic goals. Our global structure allows us to better serve the strategic and financing needs of clients across all geographies and industries. The investment banking department encompasses two areas: classic investment banking and a financing group. This dual structure enables us to offer the broadest range of products and advisory services, furthering our ability to deliver best-in-class solutions to clients.


Through our in-house human capital management team, ESG helps identify, assess and recruit talent in key leadership roles, having directly supported numerous executive and board placements since 1997.

Our team facilitates best practices in talent acquisition and alignment of strategic objectives through:

  • Full-lifecycle search support for key leadership positions
  • Board of Director recruitment
  • Organization planning and leadership scorecard development
  • HR best practice awareness