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Ken Mann
Senior Managing Director | Heritage Equity Partners
Ken Mann has been a partner with the firm since 1995, its leader since 2002, and has personally handled investment-banking services for hundreds of companies in a host of industries including metal fabrication, plastics manufacturing, food processing, furniture manufacturing, textiles, building products manufacturers, wholesale distribution, hotels, and sports facilities, to name a few. On the topics of bid procedures, maximizing value in a distressed sale, Section 363 versus a plan, and others, Mann has been a speaker at Turnaround Management Association, American Bankruptcy Institute, Florida Bar, and Mississippi Bankruptcy Conference events, and has been an author for the American Bankruptcy Institute.

Prior to joining Equity Partners, he had a broad base of experience, including selling small initial public offerings as a licensed investment banker for a Wall Street firm; providing public relations services to major corporations and government agencies; serving as a VP of Sales for a travel company with multiple offices and 50 sales reps; founding, growing and selling his own travel company, which today has 100,000 members; and serving as an independent marketing consultant to 200 distributors and manufacturers and media outlets. Mann graduated with honors from Salisbury University with a B.S. in Business Administration, Marketing Concentration. He passed the Series 7 (investment banking) licensing exam in 1989, is a licensed real estate agent, and has completed hundreds of hours of continuing education regarding the sale of real estate as well as hundreds of hours of continuing education regarding business bankruptcy matters through the American Bankruptcy Institute over 20 years of conference participation.

Twenty-seven year old Heritage Equity Partners (f/k/a “Equity Partners”) is an investment banking firm that provides going concern solutions (debt, equity, entirety sale) to distressed businesses. The firm has completed more than 450 transactions, including 200+ in 64 bankruptcy courts. Its parent is publicly-traded Heritage Global, Inc., a value-driven, innovative leader which appraises, acquires and brokers turnkey manufacturing facilities, machinery and equipment, inventories, AR portfolios and related intellectual property, real estate, as well as entire business enterprises.

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Heritage Equity Partners’ Ken Mann discusses the pitfalls in pursuing a single suitor strategy and the four common reasons companies do it anyway. Read Full Article

Strategic Planning
January 05, 2016 @ 07:00 AM