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Press Releases

David A. Browne Joins Bywater Consulting in Stamford, Connecticut as Partner
CBS MarketWatch -- July 10, 2003

Bywater welcomes David A. Browne, Partner, to its team of senior professionals. David Browne was previously a Principal in the Stamford office of Mellon Financial's Organizational Effectiveness Consulting group, a founding member of the Strategic Consulting practice of Accenture, and President of Synthesis Group, both in New York City.

Bywater Corporate Development Services Completes Sale of Master Lubricants
CBS MarketWatch -- June 10, 2003

Bywater Corporate Development Services (CDS), a management advisory practice specializing in middle-market acquisitions, divestitures, and financing, announced that it has completed the sale of Master Lubricants Company to Acrotech Industries Inc.

Bywater awarded contract to guide USDA in improving their HR processes
PR Newswire -- January 23, 2003

Stamford, Conn. - Management consulting firm, Bywater has been awarded a significant contract by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Bywater has had a 3-year relationship with the APHIS (Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services) Division of the USDA. This relationship has now been extended into the Human Resources function of APHIS.

Bywater award contract to assist New York Power Authority (NYPA) with balanced scorecard development
MorningStar.com -- January 23, 2003

Some years ago the New York Power Authority decided to be in the progressive forefront of organizations who were developing a Key Performance Indicator System to help drive improvement effort on behalf of their stakeholders.

Privately-held companies expect mergers, acquisitions & strategic alliances to drive new growth
Mergers & Acquisitions Advisor, Newsletter: Volume 8 Issue -- December 12, 2001

Nearly half of mid-market firms will consider buying or selling; even more will consider strategic alliances in the next year.

National organization takes root in Connecticut
Stamford Advocate -- April 11, 2001

Connecticut businesses and service providers involved in corporate development, mergers and acquisitions have a new local organization where they can network and share ideas.

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Financial, operational constraints hamper growth of privately-held companies
ACG Today -- October 28, 2001

PHCs contend with certain challenges that publicly-traded companies do not. They often struggle to attract top management talent and must deal with family conflicts and transition issues. PHCs also typically face capital constraints because they do not sell and trade stock publicly and tend to avoid debt leverage. As a result, .......

Jobbers who "Do Something" will succeed in this time of consolidation
National Petroleum News -- July 2002

The oil business is experiencing a period of exceptionally rapid change, and this change is impacting virtually all participants in the downstream value chain, including fuel and lubricant jobbers.

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Industry Surveys

Beverage industry survey ranks top 3 business improvement initiatives & rates product safety
January 3, 2002

Stamford, Conn.—Management consulting firm, Bywater, issues results of a recent survey of US beverage companies that focused on business improvement and food safety.

Growth trends at privately held companies - keys to success
March 1, 2001

Privately-held companies (PHCs) comprise, in total, more than one-third of the U.S. GDP and create more than half of all new jobs. Not “mom-and-pop” businesses, as many think of them, an estimated 275,000 PHCs have annual revenues of $5 million or more and the largest 500 privately-held companies each have revenues greater than $560 million.

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Transformation News - Issue 1
Your company's best kept secret

Transformation News - Issue 2
Process mining

Transformation News - Issue 3
Still awaiting results from your process improvement effort

Transformation News - Issue 4
Achieving dramatic growth

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