Focus Management Group

Daniel J McLaughlin

Daniel J. McLaughlin brings over 18 years of direct experience involving restructuring and portfolio investment management for institutional clients, including structuring acquisitions, operational management, divestitures, performing due diligence, and negotiating financing.

Prior to joining Focus Management Group, Daniel served as Managing Director of Glenwood Capital, LLC. In this role, Daniel was responsible for consulting between large national lenders and distressed borrowers across various industries, including agriculture, manufacturing, apparel, distribution, and service and energy. This involved performing business analysis, cash flow management and monitoring, negotiation of debt and equity restructuring, liquidation analysis, and operating businesses and liquidations. In addition, Daniel managed investments of private equity limited partnerships with $36 million in committed capital, carrying out due diligence, negotiation of financing, and structuring transactions and monitoring of operational performance for investments in manufacturing, distribution, and the wholesale and service industries, as well as generated correspondence and reporting for limited partners, maintained internal accounting records and prepared tax returns for limited partnerships and limited liability partnerships.

Prior to Glenwood Capital, Daniel served as a Senior Manager at Ernst and Young, where he spent 15 years. He provided business and tax advisory services to entrepreneurial clients in the fields of technology, manufacturing, wholesale, distribution, service and publishing. Additionally, he managed research credit studies for large clients in manufacturing, telecommunications and aviation industries, generating multimillion-dollar refund opportunities.

Daniel is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Master’s degree in Accounting and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Kansas.



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