Business Performance Optimized

  • Cash Flow Management: What systems are in place to forecast and manage payables and receivables to maximize current assets and increase leverage?
  • Valuation & M&A: Does management have a general understanding of the current sales value of the business in the event a merger or acquisition opportunity is presented or liquidation becomes a necessity?
  • Working Capital: Are working capital requirements analyzed and minimum mandatory profit to support cash flow measured?
  • Labor Costs: Are labor cost and scheduling fluctuations budgeted?  How are employees rewarded?  Is productivity or the cost impact of employee turnover measured?

​The FORTIS Business Analysis

  • Cost of Growth: Are cash conversion cycles understood?  What are the cash requirements to manage growth?
  • Sales & Marketing: Have costs been budgeted and a reasonable return earned on advertising and promotional investments?  Has the market been properly analyzed and effectively penetrated?




A Fortis Business Analysis is an exhaustive diagnostic study of the business side of a business and assessment of the qualitative and quantitative factors affecting the business.  A complete examination is performed that will explore the unique business situation, identify challenges and concerns, and quantify the costs of the challenges to the bottom line to ensure ongoing success and mitigate chances of failure or financial default.

​​Featured INSIGHTS

  • Business Ratios: Are applicable business ratios understood for identifying trends in the business and overall business performance?
  • Organization: Do both management and the employees have a clear understanding of their roles in the success of the business?

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To discuss how our team can help your business achieve results,

  • Break-Even Utilization: Is break-even analyzed and tracked for the business, product groups, sales personnel, and service offerings?  Are predictive analytics used to measure the increased cost impact on the business?
  • Operations: Are operating statements understood and utilized?  What key performance indicators are tracked to measure productivity?  What are the basis budgets and cost-control effectiveness?
  • Inventory & Merchandising: Are the inventory levels adequate for maximum turn rates and efficient cost of goods?  Is the inventory properly warehoused for maximum efficiency and merchandised for maximum exposure and profitability?
  • Cost Controls: Are costs measured and benchmarked against predetermined standards for the business?  What control systems are in place?