"You've done a remarkable operational, strategic, and financial job with this leveraged buyout - with several payoffs and refinancings while producing a superior return on equity."
George Kaiser, Chairman
Bank of Oklahoma
"Richard was an early and active advocate of our potential for a substantial increase in the value of our company."
Rolf Stutz, CEO
Zoll Medical Corporation
"Richard's analysis and position is that the acquirer can afford to pay, and will pay, 20% more than the bid our guys are willing to accept."
"It is my opinion that by Richard's artful management of our transaction we sold for as much as 25% more than would normally be expected, an amount well in excess of his fees. Richard is equipped and able in all respects to devise, manage, and successfully conclude beneficial business transactions. Further, his integrity is unquestionable. I strongly recommend his services to any serious buyer or seller."
Lawrence Moore, President
Tubular Fiberglass Corporation
"Despite lower valuations from Wall Street's finest firms, Richard has ably and constantly argued for a substantially higher valuation for the shareholders. He thinks only about what is best for the client."
Arthur Liman, Partner
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton and Garrison
"With this acquisition, we are going to merge electronic text and pictures. We are going to make this elephant dance."
Walter Fallon, Chairman
Eastman Kodak Company
"Richard has made an outstanding entry into BCG. He has been our most billable professional for more than two years and is unquestionably our best person for strategy in high technology businesses. He just doesn't stop until the job is done superbly for the client."
Bruce Henderson, Founder and CEO
The Boston Consulting Group, Inc.
"Richard's work on our spinouts of Alza and Zoecon was creative and very professional. He has an unusually strong ability to combine technical and business knowledge to create value."
Ken Hansen. V.P., Corporate Development