For over 40 years, EDS has skillfully guided and judiciously represented many of the world’s leading multinational corporations in the redeployment and disposition of their surplus/nonessential/overlapping capital assets (Investment Recovery) and many of the world’s leading financial institutions, attorneys and law firms, secured creditors, investors, and myriad other stakeholders in the recovery, disposition, and conversion of their distressed assets to cash (Special Asset Recovery).
Our award-winning services have earned us the distinction of being the only Distressed Asset Management company in the country that the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) allows to conduct such services on active Superfund Sites.
We are pleased to serve as Keepers for the U.S. Marshals Service for federal court seizures of assets under admiralty jurisdiction.
We have generated and returned billions of dollars to our global clients’ treasuries.
From the disposition of active National Priorities List Superfund Site—a Decommissioned Nuclear Powered Aircraft Carrier—to the pencils-on-the-desk, across industries and asset classes, real and moveable, tangible and intangible, we handle it all.
EDS Distressed Asset Disposition Services
Distressed asset disposition services involve the process of selling or liquidating assets that are under financial distress or facing significant challenges. These assets could include businesses, real estate properties, loans, securities, or other types of investments. The primary goal of distressed asset disposition is to maximize recovery for stakeholders, which may include creditors, investors, or the distressed asset owners themselves. Here’s an overview of the key components of our distressed asset disposition services:
- Evaluation and Assessment: The first step involves evaluating the distressed asset to determine its market value, potential risks, and optimal disposition strategy. This may involve financial analysis, due diligence, and assessing market conditions to understand the asset’s saleability and potential recovery value.
- Developing a Disposition Strategy: Based on the evaluation, a disposition strategy is developed to maximize recovery for stakeholders. This could involve selling the asset through various channels such as auctions, private-treaty sales, or distressed asset marketplaces. The strategy may also include negotiating with potential buyers, restructuring debt, or implementing other measures to enhance the asset’s value.
- Marketing and Sales: Once a disposition strategy is developed, EDS markets the asset to potential buyers or investors. This could involve creating marketing materials, conducting outreach efforts, and leveraging professional networks to identify interested parties.
- Negotiation and Transaction Management: EDS facilitates negotiations between buyers and sellers, working to achieve the best possible outcome for all parties involved. This may involve structuring sale agreements, addressing due diligence concerns, and navigating legal and regulatory requirements.
- Closing and Transfer of Ownership: Once terms are agreed upon, EDS oversees the closing process, which includes finalizing the sale agreement, transferring ownership, and disbursing proceeds to stakeholders according to agreed-upon terms.
- Post-Sale Support: In some cases, EDS may offer post-sale support to help with transition issues or other matters related to the disposition of the asset. This could include assistance with transferring leases, contracts, or licenses, as well as addressing any remaining liabilities or disputes.
EDS is a highly specialized firm with deep expertise in distressed asset sales, mergers and acquisitions, bankruptcy proceedings, and other areas related to distressed asset dispositions. We are critical in helping stakeholders maximize their recovery from distressed assets while navigating complex legal, financial, and market challenges.
For over 40 years, EDS has skillfully guided and judiciously represented many of the world’s leading multinational corporations in the redeployment and disposition of their surplus/nonessential/overlapping capital assets (Investment Recovery) and many of the world’s leading financial institutions, attorneys and law firms, secured creditors, investors, and myriad other stakeholders in the recovery, disposition, and conversion of their distressed assets to cash (Asset Recovery). Our award-winning services have generated and returned billions of dollars to our global clients’ treasuries.
Our Investment Recovery Systems® Group is internationally recognized for handling all efforts related to the disposition of all surplus/nonessential/overlapping capital assets through corporate consolidations and restructuring transactions for multinational corporations throughout the world. We have successfully handled the dispositions for some of the world’s most important—valuable—and high-profile corporate consolidations and restructuring transactions. Our Investment Recovery Centers of America® unit owns/operates strategically located multipurpose venues for recovering, storing, and re-marketing recovered assets. Our full-service Recovery Centers fulfill our unique capacity to immediately marshal our clients’ recovered moveable assets, air, land, and marine, to our secure facilities for disposition. Our flagship Recovery Center is the Port of Slidell in Slidell, Louisiana (Greater New Orleans, LA USA).
EDS specializes in providing special asset recovery for secured creditors with troubled accounts facing operational and financial difficulties. We are particularly informed and experienced in handling environmentally impaired and highly contentious special situations and the wind-down and liquidation of large-scale heavy-industrial, manufacturing, and distribution-related plants and facilities.