CPM

CPM is a corporate consulting firm, specialising in the rehabilitation of ailing businesses, with one of the highest success rates in business rescues for South Africa.

Give your business a second (or third or fourth chance).
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your success, our reputation

CPM Services

CPM Services are Business Rescue Practitioners. We aim to assist entrepreneurs to succesfully grow their businesses from small or medium businesses to industry leaders. We have a strong focus on distressed business rescue.

WHO ARE WE

With our proven track record and more than 15 years’ experience in assisting distressed businesses it is no surprise that CPM is a market leader when it comes to the rehabilitation of ailing businesses.

Under the leadership of Pat Pattinson we are skilled in using the formal Business Rescue procedures set out in Section 128 of the Companies Act, as well as more informal approaches to business turnarounds.

Pat Pattinson has been assisting struggling businesses since well before Business Rescue was introduced in the South African legal structure, giving CPM the benefit of experience.

CPM are the pilgrims of business rescue; many now follow road we helped pave. This is clearly evident form our more than 95.% success rate of all plans published by CPM.

The Mantra and the personal compass of every member of CPM:

“your success, our reputation”

 

Vision

CPM strives to be the pre-eminent choice when considering the restructuring and or rehabilitation of distressed businesses in the next 18 months, whilst maintaining our success rate and reputation.

Mission

Contributing to the South African economy by simply doing what we do best, saving businesses, saving jobs and providing the best possible outcome to all affected persons.

WHAT WE DO

OUR SERVICES

BUSINESS RESCUE

Business Rescue facilitates the rehabilitation of financially distressed organisations. CPM has a proven track record in the field of business rescue and can aid all types and sizes of organisations with this process.

INTERIM DIRECTOR

An interim director is an individual who assumes the role of a director, where the current director is not able to continue in their role, due to incapacity, suspension or dismissal. CPM Services has the experience and knowledge to assist.

EXIT STRATEGIES

Exit planning is not an attempt to camouflage problem areas, nor to enable a new broom to sweep clean. Rather, it is a process of organising the truth in a presentable manner. CPM Services can assist you to create an exit plan for every eventuality – not just for the sale or closure of a business.

TURNAROUND MANAGEMENT

CPM Services has built an exceptional reputation in the field of turnarounds and they have assisted clients in all forms of turnarounds – need to reinvent, reorganise, prepare for a sale or in financial difficulties? CPM can assist.

COST MANAGEMENT

The CPM Services approach allows for the prompt evaluation of the corporation and the viability of cost-cutting in areas of possible overspending or wastage. This process allows for costs to be reduced where needed – and not necessarily where easiest.

Need help getting your business back on its feet? We can help.

The Business Rescue Process

These infographics will make it easier to understand the timeline and process involved in business rescue. The infographics cover everything from filing for voluntary business rescue, the business rescue plan, the court process and also how business rescue ends.

filing for voluntary business rescue

WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY

POSITIVE FEEDBACK

A very professional approach. It was a pleasure working with CPM.

Yvonne Harrison, Siyalungisa Engineering

Pat is very perceptive when it comes to your business needs and has a sharp and straight manner to improve your business.

Lynn van Vuuren, Your Money

Pat has been of invaluable assistance to me in my business dealings. He was readily available, honest, direct and provided thorough, accurate assessments and solutions. Moreover, he was prompt! I have no problem recommending him and his business.

Jennifer Lindridge, Bad Apple Creations

Working with Pat I have been exposed to his wealth of business knowledge, his different and successful ways of approaching business strategies, assisting businesses in identifying areas of improvement and putting strategies into place to assist business owners in growing their business.

Genna Wakefield, BCC Group – Business Catalyst Consulting
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BLOGS & READING

EXPECT THE KNIFE IN THE BACK

EXPECT THE KNIFE IN THE BACK

Author: Pat Pattinson Betrayal in business is as much part of business as is the hunger for success. There is almost no success story in business without their being some skeletons in the closet. The key is not to suspect everybody of betraying you, but be prepared...

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PROFIT IS NOT CREATED IN EXCEL SHEETS

PROFIT IS NOT CREATED IN EXCEL SHEETS

Author: Pat Pattinson I have been assisting businesses for some time now and the truth of the matter is that depending on how creative the owners or their accountants are, they can make the business look like a shiny diamond in the ruff. This is done without telling a...

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