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Part 1 : Banks - Rail Finance & Leasing Guide 2014
Part 2 : Equipment Providers/Equipment Management Services - Rail Finance & Leasing Guide 2014
Part 3 : Finance Companies - Rail Finance & Leasing Guide 2014
Part 4 : Investment Banks - Rail Finance & Leasing Guide 2014
Part 5 : Lessors - Rail Finance & Leasing Guide 2014
Part 6 : Professional Services/Consulting - Rail Finance & Leasing Guide 2014
155 W. 68th St., Suite 1117 New York, NY 10023 212-595-0457 Cell: 917-520-7101 Web: www.abhatchconsulting.com
Description of services: abh consulting is the business title for Anthony Hatch, an independent railroad analyst with more than 20 years of Wall Street experience. Hatch serves the investment community (both public and private), as well as the railroad industry.
Contact: Anthony Hatch, firstname.lastname@example.org
800 Boylston St. Boston, MA 02199 617-901-1813 Fax: 888-249-2407 Web: www.accenture.com
Description of services: Accenture provides management consulting, and technology and outsourcing services. With about 281,000 employees, the company has offices and operations in more than 200 cities in 56 countries, and had net revenue of $28.6 billion in fiscal 2013.
Contact: Brooks Bentz, Managing Director; email: email@example.com
1101 W. 31st St., Suite 200 Downers Grove, IL 60515 630-325-9977 Fax: 630-325-9978 Web: www.alltranstek.com Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Description of services: Rail car: Fleet maintenance management, technical and strategic services consulting, maintenance management software development, regulatory compliance, training and inspection services.
Contact: Richard Kloster, SVP, Business Development & Technical Services, 847-544-6760; email: email@example.com
2255 Sumter Lake Drive Marietta, GA 30062 404-625-4059 Fax: 678-236-5618 Web: www.biggsappraisal.com Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Description of services: Rail equipment appraisal and inspection, rail equipment remarketing services, railroad equipment research and related consulting services.
Contact: Ed Biggs, President
1200 MONY Tower 1, 100 Madison St. Syracuse, NY 13202 315-234-1100 Web: www.bcpllc.com
Description of services: A certified public accounting practice, the company provides audits and reviews of financial statements, and specializes in information technology consulting, business valuations, general strategic business planning, financial services and RRIF loan advisory services, as well as tax planning (e.g., federal tax credit assignments and utilization) and compliance for the short-line rail industry.
Contact: James A. Bowers, Partner; email: email@example.com
72 Chamberlain Ave. Ottawa, Ontario Canada K1S 1V9 613-237-2500 Fax: 613-237-4494 Web: www.cpcstrans.com Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Description of services: CPCS is an international professional-services consultancy specializing in transport infrastructure development, strategy and planning advisory services. The firm was founded as "Canadian Pacific Consulting Services" in 1969 — the railway consulting arm of the Canadian Pacific Railway. Since then, CPCS has evolved into an independent multi-disciplinary consulting firm, completing over 1,000 assignments in more than 115 countries worldwide. The company's core business is advising on railway transportation and service development; CPCS has worked with "railway organizations and private companies worldwide to assess infrastructure and develop strategies to expand railway networks and plan to improve the performance of rail transport services," the company says. CPCS offers a range of multidisciplinary services, providing support to clients "at any point during the project life cycle, from need recognition to project implementation," the company says.
Contact: George Kaulbeck, Principal and Practice Leader - Rail Sector, 613-237-2500 x317, email@example.com
1050 W. Jericho Turnpike Smithtown, NY 11787 631-864-4900 Fax: 631-864-4932 Web: www.epainc.com Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Description of services: Economic and industry consultants.
Contact: Peter M. Toja, President
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1720 N. Kinser Pike Bloomington IN 47404 888-988-1699 Fax: 877-222-9060 Web: www.FTRintel.com Email: ftr@FTRintel.com
Description of services: FTR offers freight transportation forecasting and analysis. The firm has served the shipping, trucking, rail, intermodal, equipment and financial markets for nearly 30 years.
Contact: Eric Starks, President, 888-988-1699 x41, estarks@FTRintel.com
8606 Timber Hill Lane Potomac, MD 20854 301-983-9098 Web: www.hwtsk.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 the acquired assets. Since 2000, HWTSK has acted as advisors on a number of public-private financing transactions, including more than $20 billion in transactions for freight and passenger rolling stock, locomotives, maintenance equipment and infrastructure.
Contact: John H. Winner, President and CEO; email: email@example.com
200 Clarendon St. Boston, MA 02118 617-424-3510 Fax: 617-424-3871 Web: www.oliverwymangroup.com
Description of services: Oliver Wyman provides asset valuation, fleet strategy, due diligence and M&A services.
Contact: William J. Rennicke; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
200 W. Madison St., Suite 182 Chicago, IL 60606 312-957-7757 Fax: 312-282-6876 Web: www.plgconsulting.com Email: email@example.com
Description of services: Logistics, engineering and supply-chain consulting services.
Contact: Taylor Robinson, President, 508-982-1319; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
2115 Greene St. West Linn, OR 97068 503-656-0870 Fax: 503-656-0870 Web: www.railtheoryforecasts.com
Description of services: Rail Theory Forecasts (RTF) completes forecasts and market studies related to rail-car traffic, railroad carloads and rail-car deliveries. The company also provides rail-car valuations. RTF publishes the semi-annual "North American Freight Market" report.
Contact: Toby M. Kolstad. Email: email@example.com
1575 Delucchi Lane, Suite 106 Reno, NV 89502 775-329-4855 Fax: 775-329-4844 Web: www.railroadindustries.com Email: 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.
Contact: Anastacia Sullivan, Director of Operations, Planning and Business Development, 775-329-4855; email: email@example.com
1307 Jamestown Road, Suite 101 Williamsburg, VA 23185 757-903-4606 Fax: 757-903-4705 Web: 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
1700 Sansom St., Suite 500 Philadelphia, PA 19103 215-564-3122 Fax: 215-564-3288 Web: www.strategicrail.com
Description of services: Mergers, acquisitions, sales, market guidance and development, and financing of rail-related equipment, companies, and projects. Strategic Rail Finance offers 20 years of "personal, comprehensive expertise in expanding business value and increasing access to capital," the company says.
Contact: Michael Sussman, President; email: email@example.com
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830-13 A1A North, Suite 204 Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082 904-280-1898 Fax: 904-280-1899 Web: www.vannesscompany.com Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Description of services: Strategic and financial consulting for railroads.
Contact: Chris Rooney, President
5216 Lourcey Road Jacksonville, FL 32257-1146 352-284-1250 Web: www.worleyparsons.com
Description of services: WorleyParsons offers "sophisticated" analytical models fusing together publicly available data to assist clients in analyzing Class Is' financial, operational and pricing performance, the company says. The firm provides advisory services to rail-car financiers, owners, users and car manufacturers using its rail-car fleet forecasting model. WorleyParsons is a global provider of infrastructure assessments, due diligence and business case modeling for the revitalization of existing railways and evaluation of proposed railway corridors.
Contact: Larry Shughart, Global Lead Railway Consulting; email: email@example.com