Recent Case Studies

Companies House formal directorship appointments

Consultant to the Board

Confidential advisory roles

Diligence, etc review

reporting for prospective equity investors

Business review and other reporting for financial stakeholders in corporates

Supply of temporary senior, experienced accounting and finance personnel

Expert reporting

Below is a brief summary selection of some of the fee-paying assignments (ie excluding various informal matters, or those thus far involving only exploratory/preliminary/preparatory discussions) that the Eagle Orchid team worked on between 1 January 2013 and 31 January 2014.

Caley Investments Limited

Non-Executive Director.  July 2011 to date.  Diversified maritime group.  Scale - c£35m turnover.

JP Knight (Caledonian) Limited

(Interim, part-time)  Finance Director.  April 2012 to May 2013.  Owners of a fleet of inshore tugs and ocean going emergency towage vessels. Scale - initial bank indebtedness c£50m.

Fresh Catch Limited

(Part-time)  Finance Director.  October 2012 to date.  One of Europe's largest pelagic fish processors.  Scale - c£40m turnover.

Project Darwin

Commercial printers.  Scale - c£40m turnover.

Project Calgary

Industry - motor dealership. Role - corporate advisory re negotiations with Pension Regulator re historic defined benefit pension obligations.

Project Finland

Industry - oil & gas related services. Role - general corporate advisory to young and growing business.

Project Hudson

Industry - retail opticians. Role - corporate advisory in sale of 50% shareholding by exiting principal.

Project Lewis

Industry - substantial and highly diversified organisation. Role - advice re aspects of credit management related policies.

Project Pacific

Industry - oil & gas related services, including offshore labour. Role - advice re various matters following acquisition of business from an Administrator.

Project Verona

Industry - oil & gas related manufacturing and services. Role - general corporate advisory re relations with, and sourcing funding from, financial stakeholders.

Project Rio


Industry - geosciences, particularly focused on oil & gas industry.

Project West

Industry - textile manufacture (for fashion and high-spec clothing)

Project Kingston

Industry - oil & gas sector manufacturing and services.

Project Tampa

Industry - oil & gas sector manufacturing and services.

Project Egmont

Maintenance of data-room in corporate takeover process, and support for the business' finance team in interactions with interested parties.

Project Fairview

Multi-national group with c40 entities - assistance for the business' finance team in group tax accounting, general support in management accounting & financial reporting.

Project Liberty

Assistance for the business' finance team in reporting to US parent, liaison with group statutory auditors ('Big 4'), group multi-currency consolidations, general support in management accounting & financial reporting.

Project Lincoln

General support in management accounting and financial reporting, including review of tax accounting.

Project Paris

General support in management accounting, financial reporting and liaison with external auditors / tax advisers.

Many Assignments

Expert Reporter appointed by various Courts in Scotland re financial matters in issues involving corporates.




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