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Hilco Valuation Services is the world’s most experienced and reliable appraisal firm. It would be difficult to name an industry that we have not served, an asset category we have not appraised, nor a valuation service we have not provided.
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Asset Appraisals and Due Diligence Services

Hilco Valuation Services is one of the world’s largest and most diversified business asset appraisers and valuation advisors. It would be difficult to name an industry that we have not served, an asset category we have not appraised, nor a valuation service we have not provided.

Headquartered in the Chicago area, Hilco Valuation Services has offices in key cities around the world and provides services on five continents.

We have expertise in a wide range of Asset Classes, including Inventory, Machinery and Equipment, Real Estate, and Enterprise Valuation. From Aerospace and Financial Services to Retail and Energy to Healthcare and Technology, we have delivered valuations for all industries. And we have provided services from Lending and Financial Reporting to Enterprise Planning and Litigation Support.


Automotive Industry

Smarter Perspective - Automotive Q2 - The U.S. Automotive Industry Hits Bottom in Second Quarter?

After a 50% drop in U.S. deliveries of light vehicles, the seasonally adjusted, annualized rate of sales (SAAR) for April had fallen to 8.6 million vehicles. Anxious to generate some cash flow, automakers offered generous incentives to encourage nervous would-be buyers to get back in the market.
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Smarter Perspective - Automotive Q1 2020

Smarter Perspective - Automotive Q1 - The U.S. Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate of Vehicle Sales Succumbs to COVID-19

As we all know too well, when the “shelter-in-place” orders began to be issued in mid-March in response to COVID-19, showroom traffic slowed to a trickle, unemployment claims skyrocketed, and vehicle sales plummeted. The SAAR fell to 11.4 million vehicles in March, the lowest level since April 2010 when the industry was recovering from the Great Recession.
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The Evolving Story of Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

In a previous Hilco Valuation Services article from last July, we provided an early assessment of the implementation of the Section 232 tariffs on the steel and aluminum markets.
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The Toll of Taxes and Tariffs on U.S. Housing and the Lumber Market

The Trump administration tax policies enacted toward the end of 2017 first showed signs of a positive impact very early in 2018.
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Founded in 1909, Los Angeles-based Dearden’s was one of Southern California’s oldest businesses, selling furniture, appliances and home goods, mostly to the lower-income Latino market. In June of 2017, the retailer’s management team began an organized wind-down. Dearden's elected to close all eight of its retail stores and monetize its receivable portfolio.

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Hilco Commercial Industrial Expands Capabilities and Adds New Talent to its Performance Solutions Advisory Practice

Feb 19, 2021

Growing HPS special situations platform provides performance improvement and restructuring advisory to help companies simplify and streamline business processes and improve operational efficiency.

David DyeSteven Tanzi, CEO and Senior Managing Director of Hilco Performance Solutions (HPS), announced today the addition of David Dye as Managing Director.  Mr. Dye is the newest senior executive to join the firm’s leadership team as it supports the organization’s continued growth.  HPS (www.hilcoperformancesolutions.com) focuses on performance improvement consulting services for commercial and industrial businesses and advises asset intensive companies on strategies to meet profit objectives by improving operations, supply chain, sales and marketing and organizational alignment.

HPS consists of cross-functional manufacturing experts in the areas of operations, supply chain, merger and acquisitions, manufacturing, and HR to help clients maximize the value of their assets, operate more efficiently and achieve sustainable revenue growth.  Over the last year, HPS choregraphed two highly visible and successful projects including facilitating the acquisition of all assets from 19th Capital Group, LLC, a large transportation leasing company in Indianapolis which has since been re-branded as H19 Capital. Additionally, HPS was instrumental in developing solutions for Shop-Vac including optimizing manufacturing operations for the iconic brand and converting WIP inventory while conducting a sales process, which enabled the company to increase recoveries for its various stakeholders and preserved value for the company that purchased the assets.

Mr. Dye joins HPS in the role of Managing Director and will be focused on business development opportunities, as well managing the ongoing operations of the H19 Capital finance business which HPS is operating out of their Indianapolis, Indiana offices. He brings over 30+ years of experience in providing strategic solutions and delivering proven business performance improvement across a variety of businesses.  Mr. Dye has deep experience in the energy industry, supporting operational improvement efforts in the areas of convenience retailing, wholesale distribution and manufacturing operations.  He has held leadership roles in a variety of disciplines such as finance, sales, supply chain, IT, business development, planning and operations for Amoco, BP, Husky Energy, and Flowserve.

Mr. Tanzi said, “We are delighted that David is joining our team.  He has an impressive track record and he will strengthen our ability to provide unique solutions to the complex operational challenges that many companies face today”.  

Mr. Tanzi continued, “Based on our strategic growth, which is driven by the talent within our organization and by hiring reputable industry veterans to our team, we will be able to continue delivering unique solutions to address the most complex operational challenges that our clients face.  We succeed if they succeed”.

Tom Greco CEO of Hilco Commercial Industrial said, “Hilco has identified a significant opportunity to invest in challenged commercial and industrial companies that require added capital and a turnaround strategy that will improve their performance. We plan to continue to add talented leaders like David to the team and plan to continue aggressively building important business practice.”

About Hilco Performance Solutions: (www.HilcoPerformanceSolutions.com) Hilco Performance Solutions helps companies simplify and streamline business processes and improve operational efficiency to stay competitive and gain market share in an increasingly interconnected economy. Advisory areas of focus include Operations, Supply Chain, People, Mergers & Acquisitions and Commercial to help clients achieve sustainable revenue growth and cost reduction. While many management consulting companies focus on strategy and sharing leading theory, the Hilco team focuses on action, working in the trenches with our clients and translating strategy into actual results.

Hilco Performance Solutions is part of Northbrook, Illinois based Hilco Global (www.hilcoglobal.com), the world’s leading authority on maximizing the value of business assets by delivering valuation, monetization, and advisory solutions to an international marketplace. Hilco Global operates more than twenty specialized business units offering services that include asset valuation and appraisal, retail and industrial inventory acquisition and disposition, real estate and strategic capital equity investments.

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