Financial Services

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Cornerstone Financial Advisers Management advises banks and financial institutions through various stages of the business cycle and the constantly changing operating, competitive and regulatory environment. Cornerstone Financial Advisers Management experts work with clients to manage risk, enhance financial and operational performance, ensure compliance, resolve regulatory inquiries, address enforcement actions and litigation threats, and leverage assets to protect and enhance enterprise value.

How We Help

Our team comprises highly respected bankers, restructuring and turnaround professionals, specialists in business transformation, forensic specialists, CPAs, CFAs, attorneys, economists, technology professionals, strategic communications experts, former operators, policymakers, and former bank and securities regulators — all of whom are financial services specialists with extensive industry knowledge and expertise.

We help our clients respond to regulatory examination and enforcement actions. Our BSA/AML and OFAC professionals are experienced in complex investigations initiated by federal and state regulators and law enforcement agencies. Our teams also perform independent reviews and proactively assist in designing compliance, governance and risk-management programs.

We bring industry-leading operating expertise to address our clients’ most urgent challenges. Senior on-site teams develop practical solutions and deliver high impact, rapid results in originations/onboarding, servicing, collections, credit risk, IT and G&A. Our implementation combines levers of adaptive organization, lean improvement, technology enablement and advanced analytics.

We assist our clients to comply with regulatory expectations and industry standards, ensuring that their governance practices are appropriately documented and consistently executed. Our goal is to improve our clients’ understanding and oversight of risk-management activities and identify necessary actions to minimize the risk of negative regulatory exams, enforcement actions and other implications.

Cornerstone Financial Advisers Management has dedicated mergers and acquisitions professionals providing a full range of services, from M&A advisory to capital raising to transaction support. We also provide a sophisticated set of company/business and asset valuation services. We leverage our proprietary quantitative analytics technology to provide advanced valuation solutions for the appraisal of cash and derivatives portfolios across asset classes, including in special and complex situations (e.g., distressed assets, assets with lack of marketability, private assets).

Cornerstone Financial Advisers Management works with both financial and non-financial institutions on understanding the regulatory landscape, helping them to avoid and resolve compliance gaps, remediate examination findings and respond to regulatory inquiries. We have experience with all regulatory agencies, mortgage lenders, MSBs and others.

We help clients evaluate and improve risk-management practices while complying with evolving regulatory guidance, laws and regulations. We assist clients to enhance their oversight of risk, identify actions to improve business decisions based on aligning risks with returns, and minimize the potential for losses, negative regulatory exams or other implications.

Leading with our financial services expertise and deep deal experience, we advise clients across the deal life cycle to strategize, structure, perform diligence, integrate, value and communicate around transactions. Free from audit-based conflicts or restrictions, we provide a 360-degree lens across all facets of the business impacted by a transaction.

Cornerstone Financial Advisers Management market-leading restructuring practice advises management teams, boards, lenders and other key stakeholders on operations, liquidity, financings (including warehouse/repo and securitizations), new capital, strategic transactions, contingency planning, bankruptcy and regulatory matters. Our professionals have served in interim capacities such as chief restructuring officers and other C-suite roles.