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Igor Zax to present at Annual Restructuringand Turnaround conference by IIR

Saturday Apr 19, 2014

Igor Zax, Managing Director of Tenzor ltd., is going to present at 4-th Annual Restructuring & Turnaround 2014 conference by IIR 2-nd of July 2014 in London. He will be joining a panel “Strategies for an Effective Turnaround” discussing:
• Formulating and executing a successful turnaround strategy
• Negotiating with lenders
• The importance of due diligence
• Financial restructuring tools
• Operational restructuring tools

Other speakers on the panel incude:
Gareth Davies, Managing Director,GREENHILL
Henry Jackson, Chief Executive, OPCAPITA
David Bryan, Founding Principal, BRYAN, MANSELL & TILLEY
and Mike Jervis, Partner, PwC


CORPORATE M&A: FROM DUE DILIGENCE TO INTEGRATION- masterclass by Igor Zax in Moscow

Saturday Apr 19, 2014

Igor Zax, Managing Director of Tenzor Ltd., is going to present a masterclass “Corporate M&A-From Due Diligence to Integration” dusring the conference on M&A by Regent Capital in Moscow, Russia, 24-25 June 2014.

The topics covered would include:

Why shall company consider M&A- “right” and
“wrong” reasons
• Operational due diligence – key to acquisition
success
• Synergies- reality and fictions
• Managing Post-merger Integration
- Financial aspects
- Supply Chains
- Processes
- Culture and HR management


Igor Zax to moderate a panel “Developing Value in an Invoice Financing Business”

Sunday Mar 16, 2014

Igor Zax, CFA, Managing Director of Tenzor ltd., is going to moderate a panel “Developing Value in an Invoice Financing Business: What Makes it Ripe for Investment?” at Receivables Finance 12th Annual Convention in Warsaw, Poland, 1-2 April 2014. He will be joined at the panel by Joanna Nader, Partner/CIO, JRJ Group (major financial services focused PE house) and Margrith Lutsch-Emmenegger President, Fimbank and Chairman, International Factors Group.
Igor Zax is alos going to present at a panel “Understanding the Supply Chain Finance Ecosystem” at the same conference togheter with heads of Supply Chain Finance from HSBC, ING and RBS.


Distribution FInance article by Igor Zax and James Berry in Supply Chain Finance yearbook

Tuesday Jan 28, 2014

Igor Zax, managing director of Tenzor Ltd, and James C. Berry, II, Executive Director, 5I Group LLC, published a new article, Distribution Finance – A time for change in World Supply Chain Finance Yearbook 2013/2014, a major publication by BCR/Factorscan.
The article addresses industry landscape and fundamentals, new products and approaches to make the industry more competitive and better serve client needs, and opportunities for new entrants (such as leasing companies and banks) in this market.


Igor Zax, MD of Tenzor Ltd. published new article on Credit Insurance

Thursday Mar 21, 2013

A new article, Credit Insurance Lessons From the Crisis by Igor Zax, managing director of Tenzor Ltd., published in Insurance Insight, leading insurance publication.

Reprinted with permission.


Operational Turnaround –Focus on Working Capital and Supply Chain

Tuesday May 15, 2012

Guest lecture Operational Turnaround –Focus on Working Capital and Supply Chain by Igor Zax CFA, founder of Tenzor Ltd as part of a course “Mergers, MBOs and Other Corporate Reorganisations” by professor Paolo Volpin at London Business School 23 March 2012.

The lecture covers principles of distressed investments, corporate turnaround and operational due diligence. It also focuses on supply chain and working capital implications, use of asset backed lending, vertical integration and business model re-design.

Slides for the presentation can be seen by clicking the link below:
Operational Turnaround –Focus on Working Capital and Supply Chain


Supply Chain Finance – a Strategic View-article by Igor Zax for Supply Chain Yearbook 2011/2012

Wednesday Feb 1, 2012

Igor Zax, managing director of Tenzor Ltd, published a new article, Supply Chain Finance – a Strategic View in Supply Chain Yearbook 2011/2012, a publication by BCR Publishing/Factorscan.

The article focuses on both buyer-centric and seller centric (such as distribution finance) models from risk, route to market, impact on the supply chain structure and systems/process points of view.


Special Situations and Distress-driven M&A- masterclass by Igor Zax in Moscow

Wednesday Feb 1, 2012

Igor Zax, founder of Tenzor Ltd, delivered a masterclass on “Special Situations and Distress-Driven M&A: What Does it Take to Conduct a Successful Accelerated M&A Process” 28 September 2011 in Moscow, as part of C5 conference on M&A in Russia and CIS.

The masterclass was attended by senior M&A professionals of major Russian and CIS banks and industrial groups.

For link to English version of the presentation please click the title above.


Igor Zax lectured at LBS on operational due diligence

Tuesday Jun 28, 2011

Igor Zax, CFA founder of Tenzor Ltd, presented a guest lecture Operational Due Diligence -Key to M&A Success as part of a course “Mergers, MBOs and Other Corporate Reorganisations” by professor Paolo Volpin at London Business School 11 June 2011.


Igor Zax to lead a masterclass on Distressed M&A in Russia

Tuesday Jun 28, 2011

Igor Zax, CFA founder of Tenzor Ltd, will be leading a masterclass on “Special Situations and Distressed Driven M&A ” at C5 conference “M&A in Russia and CIS” 28 September 2011 in Moscow.

This interactive working session will identify core issues that an
investor in a distressed company has to deal with at every stage:
pre-transaction, during deal structuring and post deal. Attendees
will receive ‘nuts & bolts’ guidance on strategic and operational aspects of distressed M&A deals, an analysis of the different objectives and approaches of participants (banks, private equity houses, corporate buyers and sellers, hedge
funds, etc.). The workshop is specifically designed to help you navigate the maze of operational due diligence, turnaround and exit strategies for distressed investments.
• Types of and reasons for distressed investment
• Practical techniques of operational due diligence
for distressed investments and their importance
• Pricing and evaluating distressed companies and their assets
• Capitalising on discounted price offerings
• Practical considerations in distressed M&A deal structuring