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The rebound in retail sales is weaker than headline figures suggest, according to an analysis by Grant Thornton's Chief Economist Diane Swonk.Swonk notes that Banks have also tightened credit card standards and are approving less new credit, which... Read Story
December 05, 2019, 08:40 AM


Bill Fasel has joined Grant Thornton LLP as a managing director in the firm’s Strategic Solutions practice within Advisory Services. In this role, he will leverage the firm’s financial advisory and transformation capabilities to deliver turnaround... Read Story
September 12, 2019, 08:00 AM


Grant Thornton LLP has promoted Billy Moore from chief financial officer (CFO) to a newly formed role as chairman of the firm’s Operating Committee. Further, the firm has tapped Grant Thornton veteran Sam Shaw to succeed Moore as CFO. In his new... Read Story
November 21, 2018, 07:12 AM


Acclaimed economic advisor Diane Swonk has joined Grant Thornton LLP as chief economist. Based in the firm’s Chicago headquarters, Swonk will enhance client services with her economic forecasting acumen and significant experience advising U.S. policy... Read Story
January 08, 2018, 07:25 AM


Business optimism in the United States has surged to a record high of 80 percent, according to the latest Grant Thornton mid-market business survey, The International Business Report. This jump in optimism among mid-market decision-makers bodes well... Read Story
April 11, 2017, 07:04 AM


The most important international markets and opportunities for U.S. middle market companies lie within the Americas, according to a new report from the National Center for the Middle Market (NCMM). This finding, detailed in the NCMM's "Winning in the... Read Story
September 16, 2016, 08:16 AM


U.S. middle market companies recorded 7.2 percent average revenue growth in the second quarter of 2016, building upon already strong growth figures from Q1, according to the National Center for the Middle Market (NCMM). Combined with solid jobs gains... Read Story
July 28, 2016, 07:41 AM


Kenneth Yormark has joined Grant Thornton LLP as a managing director in the firm’s Forensic and Valuation Services (FVS) practice. Yormark will support Grant Thornton’s fraud investigation and dispute services in New York and New England."Ken brings... Read Story
June 15, 2016, 07:58 AM


Less than one-half (net 46 percent) of U.S. businesses are optimistic about the future, according to the first quarter 2016 results of the Grant Thornton International Business Report (IBR). Figures throughout the world are more pessimistic, with... Read Story
April 18, 2016, 07:21 AM


The National Center for the Middle Market (NCMM) has announced SunTrust Banks, Inc. as its new primary sponsor. The multi-year agreement will enable the NCMM to continue providing insights and analyses that drive growth, jobs and competitiveness in... Read Story
March 16, 2016, 07:28 AM


Manufacturing executives know that “innovation” is the key to long-term success, but just how to innovate might be the biggest question. As a result, it’s not an either-or but a holistic approach that could foster more growth, as all three of the... Read Story
December 30, 2015, 07:48 AM


Gavin/Solmonese LLC announced that Anne Eberhardt has joined the firm as a senior director in its Valuation and Litigation Consulting practice. Based in New York City, Eberhardt will be instrumental in furthering the firm’s expert witness practice... Read Story
March 18, 2015, 07:59 AM


Gavin/Solmonese LLC announced it has hired Pamela O’Neill as Managing Director and Leader of its Litigation Consulting practice. Pamela provides advisory services to clients across a broad range of industries with a particularly strong expertise in... Read Story
December 15, 2014, 07:48 AM


Gavin/Solmonese LLC announced that it has hired Kathryn McGlynn to join the firm’s growing Corporate Recovery practice. As a Director, McGlynn will work on engagements for borrowers, debtors, creditors and creditors’ committees, and on litigation... Read Story
October 24, 2014, 07:37 AM


Mike Sullivan has joined Grant Thornton LLP as a managing director in the firm’s Transaction Advisory Services practice, based in New York. Sullivan has substantial experience working closely with private equity investors and operators, often acting... Read Story
March 10, 2014, 07:19 AM


After years of focus on cost reductions and operational efficiencies, executives and producers in the food and beverage industry are feeling confident again, according to the 2013 Grant Thornton Global Food and Beverage study “Hunger for... Read Story
October 11, 2013, 07:09 AM


Optimism for the nation’s economic outlook among U.S. business leaders rose to a net balance of 55 percent in second quarter 2013 from 31 percent in the previous quarter. This is the highest level recorded since 2005, according to the latest data... Read Story
July 17, 2013, 07:29 AM


The Yorkshire Post reports equity investor NVM has backed the management buyout of Britain’s largest independent furniture manufacturer. The Newcastle-based fund invested £7m into Buoyant Holdings, with asset based lender PNC Business Credit... Read Story
July 15, 2013, 07:14 AM


During the past year, chief financial officers (CFOs) have grown significantly more confident in the U.S. economy, according to the 2013 Spring CFO Survey from Grant Thornton LLP. The survey findings reveal that 45 percent of respondents believe the... Read Story
May 16, 2013, 08:01 AM


SSG Capital Advisors acted as the exclusive investment banker to Whitley Products, Inc.  in the sale of certain operating assets to Tricorn Group plc ("Tricorn"). The transaction closed in March 2013. With a history of over 60 years, Whitley... Read Story
May 02, 2013, 07:52 AM


On the heels of a pessimistic outlook during the fourth quarter of 2012, U.S. business leaders show signs of increased optimism in the performance of the nation’s economy according to the latest data from the Grant Thornton International Business... Read Story
April 10, 2013, 07:04 AM


Corporate restructuring and public affairs strategies firm Gavin/Solmonese has expanded its team with the addition of turnaround expert Timothy G. Skillman as a managing director in its Los Angeles office. With more than 25 years of turnaround... Read Story
January 15, 2013, 05:02 PM


Nearly 70 percent of chief financial officers of U.S. companies believe the U.S. economy will either improve or remain stable during the next six months, according to the 2012 Fall CFO Survey from Grant Thornton. The survey findings reveal that 39... Read Story
December 13, 2012, 08:10 AM


Grant Thornton announced the appointment of James A. Peko as the new national managing principal of the Corporate Advisory & Restructuring Services practice. “Jim has been an integral part of the transition of our business model to one that best... Read Story
November 30, 2012, 03:00 PM


Daniel Galante has joined Grant Thornton LLP as the National Managing Partner of the firm’s Transaction Advisory Service practice. He takes over from Steve Brady, who will continue as a Transaction Advisory Services partner. Galante will be based in... Read Story
October 12, 2012, 07:00 AM