Chartwell Leads The North Highland Company’s $75 Million Refinancing


MINNEAPOLIS - August 24, 2017 - Chartwell is pleased to announce that its Corporate Finance team recently assisted The North Highland Company (“North Highland” or the “Company”), a global management consulting firm dedicated to solving complex problems on behalf of its 500+ blue chip customers, in successfully executing a debt recapitalization.  The Company’s new senior secured credit facility provides maximum flexibility to achieve near-term growth, while maximizing long-term shareholder value on behalf of its employee owners.



“Chartwell’s advice and guidance has been instrumental to North Highland over the past year, from helping us institute a more optimal ownership structure and legal formation, to successfully executing a refinancing of our senior credit facility.  With Chartwell’s guidance, we have accomplished a wide range of stated objectives and are thrilled with the outcomes achieved.  The level of expertise throughout Chartwell is second to none.”

Dan Reardon, Chief Executive Officer
The North Highland Company


“I cannot adequately express the positive good fortune that North Highland experiences in our continuing partnership with Chartwell.  The team is simply first class, both professionally and personally.  Their deep knowledge and expertise in structuring and executing capital markets transactions is unparalleled.  We will continue to turn to them for all ESOP and capital structure related questions as we continue building our globally respected brand.”

Beth Schiavo, Chief Financial Officer
The North Highland Company



North Highland is a global management consulting firm known for helping clients solve their most complex challenges related to customer experience, performance improvement, technology and digital, and transformation.  The company adds value and supports their clients across the full spectrum of consulting, from strategy through delivery.  North Highland is an employee-owned firm, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, with more than 3,000 consultants worldwide and 60+ offices around the globe.  The firm is a member of Cordence Worldwide, a global management consulting alliance.  For more information, visit


Chartwell provides comprehensive financial advisory solutions and investment banking services to the middle market.  With substantial corporate finance and capital markets expertise, the Chartwell team works with clients and their advisors to deliver independent, solutions-based advisory services that are unbiased to outcome, free from conflicts, and focused on optimizing client objectives.  For more information about Chartwell, please visit  For additional information on this capital markets transaction, please contact Will Bloom at 312-638-5651 or  For information about Chartwell’s corporate finance capabilities, please contact Greg Fresh at 612-230-3125 or