We support our clients in merger and acquisition (M&A) deals ranging in complexity from small ‘tuck-ins’ to large, complex, cross-border deals. Our focus on value, governance, deal accounting, financial reporting and capital markets regulation allow you to go through the M&A process with confidence.
Develop a comprehensive, integrated deals strategy - provide real-time feedback on multiple scenarios including possible accounting implications
Advise on financial forecasting (e.g., public vs. private placements) - review proposed deal terms and provide initial views on purchase accounting and opening balance sheet issues
Identify key GAAP differences (e.g., reporting year ends, functional currency, IFRS vs US GAAP)
Assist in accounting conversion to ensure accounting policy differences are reconciled, verifying that target can be embedded into the acquirer’s ongoing reporting
Provide project management for complex public and private M&A deals of all sizes, for efficient integration and tactical execution, addressing the complexities of financial reporting, and managing digital transformation.
Collaborate with your teams to increase operations knowledge, minimise risk and identify post-close value capture
What type of investment do I want to use to grow my business — for example, acquisition of 100% of a company, a controlling interest, or a joint venture?
What are the ‘Day 1’ accounting and financial reporting implications of the deal?
What are the ongoing accounting and financial reporting implications of the deal?
What is the best way to track all the adjustments in my books and records to enable management tracking of the deal’s impact?
How can I meet the compliance requirements of lenders, shareholders and regulators within the short timeline of the deal in place?