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Part 1 : Progressive Railroading's 2017 Finance and Leasing Guide: Banks
Part 2 : Progressive Railroading's 2017 Finance and Leasing Guide: Equipment providers/Equipment Management Services
Part 3 : Progressive Railroading's 2017 Finance and Leasing Guide: Finance Companies
Part 4 : Progressive Railroading's 2017 Finance and Leasing Guide: Investment Banks
Part 5 : Progressive Railroading's 2017 Finance and Leasing Guide: Lessors
Part 6 : Progressive Railroading's 2017 Finance and Leasing Guide: Private Equity Firms
Part 7 : Progressive Railroading's 2017 Finance and Leasing Guide: Professional Services/Consulting
1230 Park Ave. Suite 4A, New York, NY 10128 212-595-0457; Cell: 917-520-7101 www.abhatchconsulting.com
Description of services: abh consulting is the business title for Anthony Hatch, an independent railroad analyst with more than 30 years of Wall Street experience. Hatch serves the investment community (both public and private), as well as the railroad industry.
Contact: Anthony Hatch, email@example.com
1101 W. 31st St., Suite 200, Downers Grove, IL 60515 630-325-9977 | Fax: 630-325-9978 www.alltranstek.com | firstname.lastname@example.org
Description of services: Rail car: Fleet maintenance management, technical and strategic consulting services, maintenance management software development, regulatory compliance, training and inspection services.
Contact: Richard Kloster, Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, 847-544-6760; email: email@example.com
72 Chamberlain Ave., Ottawa, Ontario K1S 1V9 613-237-2500 www.cpcstrans.com | firstname.lastname@example.org
Description of services: CPCS is a management consulting firm providing strategic advisory services specific to transportation and power infrastructure, operations, investment, policy and regulation. The firm specializes in mobilizing private investment for public infrastructure, specifically through public-private partnerships. Rail services include engineering design, market studies, operations/capacity analysis and modeling, rolling stock assessment, infrastructure condition assessment, financial and economic analysis, railway business analysis and planning, and community engagement, according to the company’s website.
1050 W. Jericho Turnpike, Smithtown, NY 11787 631-864-4900 | Fax: 631-864-4932 www.epainc.com | email@example.com
Description of services: Economic and rail-car consulting.
Contact: Peter M. Toja, President
2255 Sumter Lake Drive, Marietta, GA 30062 404-625-4059 www.biggsappraisal.com | firstname.lastname@example.org
Description of services: Rail equipment appraisal and inspection.
Contact: Edward D. Biggs III, President
1720 N. Kinser Pike - Suite 210, Bloomington, IN 47404 888-988-1699 | Fax: 877-222-9060 www.FTRintel.com/railguide | ftr@FTRintel.com
Description of services: For more than two decades, FTR has offered forecasting and analysis for freight transportation and equipment demand for the North American market. The company’s forecasters collect and analyze data likely to impact freight demand and movement, and issue reports for rail, intermodal and truck transportation. FTR also provides demand analysis for rail cars and commercial vehicles.
Contact: Eric Starks, President, 888-988-1699 x41, estarks@FTRintel.com
8606 Timber Hill Lane, Potomac, MD 20854 301-983-9098 (U.S.) | +44 207-354-3451 (U.K.) www.hwtsk.com email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
Description of services: HWTSK provides management consulting services to railway enterprises, governments, rail industry suppliers, investors, entrepreneurs and financial institutions involved in transactions in the rail sector. The firm specializes in reforming and restructuring state-owned railways, including urban and suburban transport systems, and freight and passenger railways. HWTSK provides due diligence services in rail acquisitions and equipment financing transactions, including evaluation of fleet condition, future value and earning potential of acquired assets. Since 1998, HWTSK has acted as advisers on a number of public and private financing transactions, including more than $25 billion in transactions for freight cars, passenger rolling stock, locomotives, maintenance equipment and infrastructure.
Contact: John H. Winner, President and CEO, 301-983-9098, firstname.lastname@example.org
59 Fountain St., Suite 300, Framingham, MA 01702 617-418-3570 | Fax: 978-268-5080 www.nels.us.com | email@example.com
Description of services: NorthEast Logistics Systems LLC (NELS) offers comprehensive data transformation services which utilize the company’s proprietary database of rail network assets and locations, with the ability to integrate GPS and CLM data feeds. NELS provides its clients with analytical tools and diagnostics needed to assess rail traffic performance issues. NELS can improve asset utilization, reduce risk and lower total transportation costs, thus improving operational efficiencies, the company says.
Contact: Richard E. Flynn, President and Founder, firstname.lastname@example.org
1666 K Street NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20006 202-887-1400 | Fax: 202-466-3215 www.nossaman.com
Description of services: Nossaman LLP’s railroad attorneys have “in-depth transactional and regulatory experience on a wide range of freight and passenger rail projects,” the company says. The railroad attorneys advise freight and passenger railroads, ports, shippers, rolling stock and equipment manufacturers and lessors and service companies on rail sector mergers and acquisitions; a wide range of STB, FRA and FTA compliance issues; and procurement of construction, maintenance, operations and professional services.
200 Clarendon St., Boston, MA 02118 617-424-3510 | Fax: 617-424-3871 www.oliverwymangroup.com
Description of services: Oliver Wyman provides asset valuation, fleet strategy, due diligence and M&A services.
Contact: William J. Rennicke, email@example.com
2 N. LaSalle St., 14th Floor, Chicago, IL 60602 312-957-7757 www.plgconsulting.com
Description of services: Consulting services for the bulk logistics, freight-rail, energy and chemical industries.
Contact: Taylor Robinson, President, 508-982-1319, firstname.lastname@example.org
300 Madison Ave., New York, NY 10017-6204 646-471-3000 | Fax: 813-286-6000 www.pwc.com/gx/en/industries/transportation-logistics.html
Description of services: PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) LLC is a global firm that serves transportation and logistics clients and helps them “solve their strategy to execution challenges” by delivering consulting, tax and audit services, the company says. PwC offers fleet assessment, lease encumbered valuation (discounted cash flow analysis), residual value forecasting, above/below market lease analysis, impairment analysis, assessment of maintenance issues and effect on value, advice/implementation of lease accounting standards and impact to data and systems.
Contact: Jeffery P. Elliott, Managing Director, 267-330-3186 (office), 267-750-8961 (mobile), email@example.com
2366 Ave C North, Saskatoon, SK, S7L 5X5 800-936-1643 www.thinkrail.ca
Description of services: Mobile rail-car services in Canada: cleaning, scrapping, stenciling, inspections and more. CN- and CP-served locations across Canada.
Contact: Robert Skarzynski, President, 306-270-3589, firstname.lastname@example.org
1914 Springdale Drive, Spring Grove, IL 60081 815-675-3300 www.railroadappraisals.com
Description of services: Railroad Appraisal Associates offers rail-car and locomotive appraisals and inspections.
Contact: Patrick J. Mazzanti, President, email@example.com
8098 Anselmo Ct., Reno, NV 89523 775-329-4855 | Fax: 775-825-6578 www.railroadindustries.com | firstname.lastname@example.org
Description of services: The company offers equipment and track inspections, and appraisals; rail-line evaluations; maintenance costing and lease term valuations; repair and upgrade costing; rail equipment and service forecasting; and equipment utilization planning based on operations and railroad service.
1307 Jamestown Road, Suite 101, Williamsburg, VA 23185 757-903-4606 | Fax: 757-903-4705 www.railsolutionsinc.com
Description of services: RailSolutions Inc. provides a variety of railroad equipment-related consulting, technical and advisory services to financial institutions, railroads, shippers and fleet operators, with a primary focus on equipment valuation and appraisal services. Additional services include rail-car and locomotive inspections, remarketing services, equipment repair and overhaul cost analyses, and portfolio valuations.
Contact: James D. Husband, President, email@example.com
5216 Lourcey Road, Jacksonville, FL 32257-1146 352-284-1250 firstname.lastname@example.org
Description of services: Shughart Consulting LLC provides railway consulting, expert witness services, economic analyses, due diligence, business case modeling and operations management improvement programs. The company has extensive experience in the revitalization of existing colonial railways and developing bankable feasibility studies for proposed new railway corridors, and its analytical models are designed to assist investor clients in analyzing railway financial, operational and pricing performance. The company provides strategic advisory services to railway financiers, carriers, shippers and manufacturers.
Contact: Larry Shughart
1700 Sansom St., Suite 500, Philadelphia, PA 19103 215-564-3122 | Fax: 215-564-3288 www.strategicrail.com | email@example.com
Description of services: Strategic Rail Finance, which has served as an adviser to the railroad industry for 20 years, helps clients plan and finance equipment, infrastructure, growth strategies and acquisitions.
Contact: Michael Sussman, Founder and President, firstname.lastname@example.org
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830-13 A1A North - Suite 204, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082 904-280-1898 | Fax: 904-280-1899 www.vannesscompany.com | email@example.com
Description of services: Strategic and financial consulting for railroads.
Contact: Chris Rooney, President