TRAVERSE

F&A Support and Transformation

The journey from acquisition to sale isn’t without obstacles. Blue Ops is an extension of our clients’ teams – an instantly deployable asset with diverse finance, accounting, and IT expertise. We’re purpose built to help navigate the most frequent obstacles encountered during the value creation cycle.

At Blue Ops, we use innovative software solutions to analyze what is objective fact, and hundreds of years of combined experience to guide you step-by-step to greater profitability and higher valuations.

How We Help

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Project/initiative support

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Add-on acquisition due diligence and integration support

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Accounting close cycle evaluation & process improvement

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Process evaluation, mapping, design and implementation

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Business analysis and business intelligence

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Data lake / data warehouse implementation

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Interim CFO Services

Our roster of CFOs have diverse experience across industries, including CPG, manufacturing, food & bev, cosmetics, and more. They can be deployed on demand to fill critical gaps throughout the hold period.

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VP Finance or Director

Our C-suite level players can fill in on a short or long-term basis to help launch key initiatives, fill critical gaps and stand-up new functions, departments or processes.

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Managers or Analysts

Our team of high-level data scientists, managers and data/financial analysts can augment your team in-seat to pilot projects that fall outside of your team’s expertise or bandwidth.

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Controller, Accounting and Audit

From CPAs to MBAs, we bring a diverse expertise across a variety of accounting roles. We can serve on a short interim basis, standing up new accounting functions or projects, or fill in on longer-term basis, as required.

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Our System: Catalyst® FP&A Software

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Catalyst® is our proprietary FP&A and reporting software. A quickly deployed, cloud-based system, Catalyst automates time consuming data aggregation and number crunching tasks so the management team can find answers quickly and keep their focus on value creation.

Catalyst® Results

BASIS POINTS
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Chandler Industries

500 Basis points
EBITDA growth in 3 years

UNPROFITABLE SKUS
$ 0 M

Dessert Holdings

$18MM
IN UNPROFITABLE SKUS
eliminated in 2018

REDUCTION
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Targeted PetCare

80% Reduction
in time spent on
reporting tasks

Expand bandwidth to launch key F&A initiatives and business processes faster, with proven people, processes and systems.

When to Call Us

  • F&A team is under-resourced or operates lean
  • Lack of expertise or experience
  • Speed and/or capability required
  • Strategic initiative to tackle
  • Temporary talent gaps or open positions
  • Advanced sale readiness

Where We Play

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Benefits

  • Experienced variable resources when you need them – More Money Faster!
  • Flex resources to get more done in a shorter timeframe
  • Risk mitigation on key initiatives
  • EBITDA addback vs. permanent fixed costs

Benefits

Transform Your Acquisition

Want to learn more about our Traverse services? Get in touch with us today and let’s talk about where we can help.

A Few Companies We've Teamed With

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Angie's logo
Red Monkey logo
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Dessert Holdings logo
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Yasso logo
Movati logo
Cameron's Coffee logo
Mechanix Wear logo
Louisiana Fish Fry logo
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Ares logo
Gryphon Investors logo
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