Business Consulting

Since 1992 Sherwood Partners, Inc. has become one of the premier business advisory firms to the restructuring industry.

Business Consulting

Since 1992 Sherwood Partners, Inc. has become one of the premier business advisory firms to the restructuring industry.

Business Consulting

Since 1992 Sherwood Partners, Inc. has become one of the premier business advisory firms to the restructuring industry.

The Sherwood team of seasoned business professionals provides founders, shareholders and senior executives with more than a report – we at Sherwood go beyond traditional tactics to help make decisions and implement plans that achieve exceptional results.

The 1, 2, 3s of ABCs

By Andrew De Camara, Senior Managing Director, Sherwood Partners Inc.

An assignment for the benefit of the creditors (ABC) has become an increasingly well-known insolvency process. While an ABC may have certain advantages for a particular company over other insolvency alternatives (e.g., a bankruptcy filing, foreclosure), the facts of each situation should be well understood and assessed by a company’s board of directors and officers before deciding which insolvency option to pursue. The benefits and limitations of an ABC are important to understand before effectuating one.

Apprenda attempting to sell its assets after business shuts down

Apprenda, the once promising Troy startup company that quietly shut down this summer, is putting some of its intellectual property and assets up for sale.

The undertakers of Silicon Valley: how failure became big business

In the world of tech startups, messing up is practically a religion. This company is here to pick up the pieces...

The Growing Use of Receiverships and Assignments for Benefit of Creditors

More district court and appellate decisions are providing greater certainty of outcome—and likely further increasing the number of receivership and ABC proceedings.

The “Terminator” of startups says he’s seeing two to four wind-downs a week


Sherwood co-founder Martin Pichinson sits down with TechCrunch's Connie Loizos to discuss the current VC market.

Are We In a Bubble?


TechCrunch asks this question of entrepreneurs and venture capitalists in a new series of videos.

In the nearby video, Sherwood Partners' Martin Pichinson offers his outlook.

Is the Economy Affecting Your Company?


The Sherwood team is made up of senior level personnel with the tools and understanding in restructuring and helping companies in troubled times. Our professional team rolls up their sleeves and delivers more than a report; we implement change to work towards a winning situation for our clients.

Sherwood Has Solutions

Times have changed, and in this post-Sarbanes-Oxley business environment, where corporate governance and financial reporting are constantly scrutinized, an independent perspective is essential. By developing a complete and thorough analysis, including the evaluation of alternatives, Sherwood’s Wellness Opinion™ services can be of great assistance in reaching a well-informed decision.

An Alternative to Bankruptcy

If closure is required, consider an Assignment for the Benefit of Creditors as an alternative to bankruptcy. The Debtor company selects the Assignee...

  • Debtor company selects, and transfers all assets to, assignee (e.g., Sherwood Partners, Inc.)
  • Assignee is a fiduciary for the benefit of creditors
  • Assignee’s duties:
    • Operate business (Sherwood’s Operating ABC)
    • Maximize net proceeds from the assets
    • Distribute proceeds to the creditors
    • Generally wind up the business

Intellectual Property

agencyIP provides deep monetization strategies through bundling implementations and protection for greater applicability than trying to accomplish this monetization in-house. We can provide access into untapped fields of use and unfamiliar markets.

Visit the agencyIP website.


Many of the tier one financial & lending institutions, law firms, venture capital firms, Wall Street firms and investment banking firms call upon Sherwood Partners to provide services to their clients and to assist in their business decisions.


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