ACM’s Transaction Advisory Team helps reduce complexity, mitigate risk, and increase value in buy-side and sell-side transactions. Our professionals blend extensive experience with pragmatic advice to assist you with all phases of your transaction lifecycle.
To help you avoid surprises and accomplish your goals with a merger or acquisition, our team works with your legal and management team in all aspects of the due diligence process, including:
Proposing deal structures
Analyzing the value of the transition
Applying the most efficient tax and business strategies
Accounting and Tax Due Diligence / Quality of Earnings
As an independent member of the BDO USA Alliance, we offer deep experience and a team of professionals who are well versed in accounting-related matters, including:
Performing Quality of Earnings procedures, analyzing financial reporting and reviewing federal, state, local, and international tax issues
Analyzing earnings before interest, taxes, and depreciation expenses (EBIDTA) including normalizing adjustments
Analyzing working capital in connection with transaction agreement requirements
Post-transaction Business Integration Services
Our professionals can assist you with business integration services to help make the transition smoother.
Identify cost reduction and profit improvement opportunities.
Conduct fraud risk assessments.
Implement effective anti-fraud programs.
Conduct an organizational redesign to eliminate redundant functions, controls, and positions.
Consult on process flow redesign and technology integration.
Consult on purchase price allocation and technical purchase accounting issues.
Should a post-acquisition dispute occur, our advisors serve as neutral accounting arbitrators and consultants. We help confirm and measure working capital adjustments in connection with the provisions of the transaction agreements.
Additional Transaction Advisory Services
Tax structuring for acquisition and post-acquisition integration
Valuation services and purchase price allocation
Purchase agreement support
Cyber risk assessments and personally identifiable information (PII) compliance