Association News: May 19 FGIA webinar to share financial management, value preservation guidance in COVID-19 economy

Posted on May 12th, 2020

AAMA_MichaelCollins.jpgThe Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) will host a webinar about profitability and value as COVID-19 persists. "Financial Management and Value Preservation in a COVID Economy" will be led by Michael Collins, partner and managing director of Building Industry Advisors, LLC on Tues., May 19 at 3 p.m. Eastern. This webinar is complimentary and open to the public.

"You've worked hard to identify, hire and retain a great team and to offer compelling products in a competitive market only to have the COVID-19 pandemic threaten your profitability and the value of your company," said Collins. "This session will cover specific financial steps and other direction that can be taken in order to navigate the current crisis and emerge on the other side with a business that has retained its value."

Specifically, Collins will discuss:
* General economic backdrop of the pandemic
* Safeguarding near-term profitability
* Reducing the amount of working capital tied up on a business
* Assessing the value of a business in a post-COVID environment

Register now for this webinar.

"This webinar is just a preview of the type of timely and relevant pandemic-related information that is included within the FGIA Virtual Summer Conference sessions," said Janice Yglesias, FGIA Executive Director. "Working from Chicago, Mike leads a national building products, mergers and acquisitions advisory and capital placement practice. We look forward to his insight."

Registration for the 2020 FGIA Virtual Summer Conference (June 23-25) is open, with both member and non-member pricing. Register now for the virtual conference.

* About the Speaker *
Collins is a partner and managing director of Building Industry Advisors, LLC. His frequent presentations at building industry trade associations and conferences cover topics ranging from the outlook for the residential and commercial building products industry to maximizing the value of a building products company. Collins writes a column for ProSales covering M&A related topics in the lumber/building material industry and a column for Door & Window Market, which covers trends in the door and window industry.

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