Swan Mountain Consulting Group has designed a portfolio of service offerings that are intended to go to the root of the issues. Swan Mountain Consulting Group has adapted most general service lines of consulting and specifically tapered them to outfitting, outdoor recreation, adventure travel and eco-tourism companies. The following:

Business Planning

  • Business and/or operation plans
  • Strategic plans
  • Succession plans
  • Family Business planning including next generation development and conflict management
  • Budgets
  • Competitive analysis
  • Market analysis
  • Market shifts
  • Service development
  • Brand analysis

Buy / Sell & Valuations

  • Calculation of value or potential selling price of an outfit, recreation, adventure travel or eco-tourism business
  • Development of a “Business for Sale” prospectus
  • Transition Planning, selecting best form of exit or transition
  • Initial design and structure of a buy/sell agreement
  • Navigational consulting on pitfalls and dangers of selling your company
  • Negotiating sale or purchase of an outfit, outdoor recreation, adventure travel or eco-tourism company
  • Analysis of value or asking price for an outfit, outdoor recreation, adventure travel or eco-tourism company that is for sale

Sales Prospectus

The only way to ensure that a prospective buyer really understand what you are selling and where the value lies is by using a sales document that properly articulates all the components of the proposed deal and identification of the value drivers. These are commonly referred to as Sales Prospectuses.  We assist Seller’s in the proper construction of Prospectuses by helping our client’s calculates and bring to life the narrative surrounding the various aspects that drive value in their business.  Seller’s that take the time to properly prepare a prospectus are more likely to get their prices, and establish a higher level of credibility with prospective Buyers.

Risk Management

  • Risk assessment
  • Risk management system overview and audit
  • Risk management system design
  • Safety manual assessment or development
  • Risk management and safety training

Business Expansion

  • Proposal writing and contract submittal assistance for NPS and USFS concessions and contracts
  • Strategic plans
  • Financial Projections
  • Cash flow budget & Capital requirements
  • Loan proposals
  • Deal analysis
  • Pricing & valuation
  • Marketing audit
  • Management audit

Financial Management

  • Cash management
  • Cash flow projections
  • Cost controls including breakeven strategies and cost reduction programs
  • Down-sizing
  • Business plans
  • Cash Generation
  • Inventory control
  • Profitability analysis
  • Service costing & pricing

Business Start-Ups

  • Business plan
  • Financial plans
  • Market analysis
  • Competitor analysis
  • Staff training

Customer Service

  • Budgeting
  • Service standards
  • Performance measurements
  • Forecasting
  • Service facility layout
  • Inventory control
  • Service costing
  • Purchasing
  • Provide or subcontract analysis
  • Buy or lease analysis
  • Scheduling

Personnel Planning

  • Manpower plans
  • Recruiting goals
  • Training requirements
  • Skills analysis
  • Manager leadership development
  • Next generation development
  • Conflict management
  • Team building
  • Productivity analysis

Litigation Support

  • Consultations with plaintiff/defendant attorneys on likely testimony of experts
  • Damage calculations
  • Expert testimony