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Forest Road

Services

We draw on deep ownership-level experience and extensive resources to help small businesses navigate challenges and seize opportunities.

From small businesses in transition to small businesses in transaction, our approach is to have an excellent reading of current conditions and challenges, and a time-tested understanding of the cause/effect linkages. This leads to a reliable probabilistic assessment of what comes next: an optimal response to known conditions.

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For a pathway to success and long-term viability, it is crucial for small businesses to be proactive in ensuring financial performance remains robust while aligning the organization around a common vision that can not only be executed effectively but also renewed through innovation and creative thinking.

We assist a diverse range of clients with oftentimes unconventional needs that call for unconventional solutions. We provide an array of strategies that address the range of challenges, changes, and opportunities that small businesses face.

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Whether owner-operated or "dark" where ownership has surrendered the keys to creditors or professional service advisors seeking recovery, small businesses require unique strategies to improve turnover rates, maximize recovery, or exit the marketplace.

We provide asset maximization services that address a range of challenges that ensure assets are performing at maximum efficiency and selling for the highest return.

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Inventory-driven businesses face periodic challenges caused by changing economic conditions, the online marketplace, difficulty anticipating consumer demand, or stocking an inefficient amount and mix of merchandise. To maximize recovery on the assets, unconventional monetization strategies can yield considerable results. 

We are the pioneers behind "Pop-Up" Liquidations. By combining effective operational and liquidation strategies, we provide our clients with an additional alternative to conventional monetization resources. 

| Optimal Site Identification

| Operations Setup

| Merchandising for Liquidation 

| Marketing & Branding Strategy

| Financial & Sales Reporting

| Bankruptcy Support & DIP Lending

What Our Clients and Partners Say

ENTREPRENEUR & BUSINESS OWNER

We turned to Fortis and found expertise mated with excellence, all with a heart for small businesses, like ours.

VP, COMMERCIAL BANKING RELATIONSHIP MANAGER

Once engaged, Fortis took control of the process and realized a 99.9% return on the inventory cost value minimizing further loss by the bank.

ASSIGNEE & ATTORNEY AT LAW

Please consider this the highest recommendation possible for services provided by Fortis Business Advisors. I would recommend Fortis without reservation.

PARTNER, COMMERCIAL FINANCE LENDER

As a preferred partner, Fortis Business Advisors and their team helped to turn a tough situation around for one of our transportation clients.

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Having performed their analysis, it was evident that we had deeper issues. Fortis developed a go-forward plan to point us in the right direction.

ENTREPRENEUR & INVESTOR

Fortis Business Advisors provided me with an accurate analysis and valuation that saved me from making a $450,000 mistake.

ENTREPRENEUR & BUSINESS OWNER

The opening day was the biggest day of sales volume in memory. And in days to come, we saw increases in traffic and volume that we had not seen in years.

ENTREPRENEUR & BUSINESS OWNER

The way the store was prepared created urgency leading to a buying frenzy that lead to selling old inventory for the most amount of money I could have expected.

ENTREPRENEUR & INVESTOR

Once our plan was put into action, Fortis adapted to handle any issues that came up and was there to see our liquidation to a successful conclusion.

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