BRG Corporate Finance announces new integrated strategic performance solutions

BOSTON, September 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Berkeley Research Group (BRG) today announced the creation of an integrated Strategic Performance Solutions (SPS) group within the company’s Corporate Finance practice. Bringing together BRG’s Private Equity PortCo Services, Finance Excellence and Performance Improvement teams, this newly combined and refocused group will offer clients global, cross-industry and dynamic solutions and serve as a new foundation for the company’s continued growth in the vast market of performance improvement.

SPS Group will focus on delivering results to private equity sponsors, private debt investors and corporate clients. Drawing on extensive experience in hands-on operations, private equity and financial advisory, the group will help companies identify and align with strategic improvement initiatives, drive measurable results and create change. significant organizational. The team will also deliver core capabilities in critical areas of an investment’s lifecycle, including value creation planning, strengthening finance and IT functions, and supporting major transformational transactions. such as integrations and carveouts.

General director Brian Murphy, who joined BRG in 2020, will lead the group and bring a wealth of experience to the role. For more than 20 years, Murphy was a senior operating partner at Bain Capital and Advent International, where he was the primary operating executive in more than 20 private equity investments, partnering with management and private equity teams for establish a post-investment strategy, continue to improve performance and put in place strong governance. More recently, he led BRG’s Corporate Finance Private Equity PortCo Services and Finance Excellence teams.

Murphy commented: “We are extremely excited to leverage BRG Corporate Finance’s strengths in restructuring and transaction advisory services. Much of our focus will be on private equity investors and their portfolio investments, our service offerings will be highly attractive to private and public companies.”

In partnership with Murphy, he will be general manager Darren Morisson, who has over 25 years of experience in corporate finance and performance improvement, advising global clients and private equity portfolio companies through transformational change. Morrison added, “As we seek to grow our business, we will continue to invest in new functional and industry capabilities. Specifically, we will continue to build and develop the team at all levels to lay the foundation for continued growth.

Bob DuffyHead of BRG’s Corporate Finance practice, added: “This is an important inflection point and a logical step in the ongoing effort to meet the evolving needs of our clients. We have seen considerable growth in our Corporate Finance business over the past few years, largely through our Turnaround & Restructuring and Transaction Advisory teams. The Strategic Performance Solutions group and its extraordinary talent will further propel our growth. This team gives us the critical mass needed to directly pursue healthy businesses facing strategic, operational or organizational challenges, while better positioning us to bring multidimensional operational performance improvement capability to the many large-scale restructurings that we lead.”

About BRG
Berkeley Research Group, LLC is a global consulting firm that helps large organizations advance in three key areas: litigation and investigations, transaction assistance, and performance improvement consulting. Based at California with offices around the world, we are an integrated group of experts, industry leaders, academics, data scientists and professionals working across borders and disciplines. We harness our collective expertise to provide the inspired insights and practical strategies our clients need to stay ahead of the future.

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