Mergers and Acquisitions
Leveraging opportunities. Controlling risks.
Often, there's a delicate balance between risk and reward. Unfortunately, reports of M&A deals that failed to deliver the expected results are all too common.
That's why our experienced M&A professionals thoroughly analyze and validate financial, operational and strategic assumptions to reveal opportunities and bring potential dangers to light. We help you structure the deal to ensure the successful integration of business operations, cultures and strategies, and maximize the value of your investment by also focusing on ways to achieve tax efficiencies.
Mergers and Acquisitions Insights
Post-merger integration: It’s never too late to optimize transaction value
Companies often fail to realize the expected benefits of a merger or acquisition. However, it’s not too late to correct integration missteps and drive increased value to the organization.
Getting the full picture: Financial statement audits versus quality of earnings analysis
While negotiating a transaction, a financial statement audit complemented with a quality of earnings analysis may provide the most complete picture of earnings and EBITDA.
Ten questions to ask before buying a business
The current atmosphere is very conducive for individuals to purchase a business. However, before entering into an agreement, there are many questions that must be answered to ensure a successful transaction.
IT optimization in a post-close environment
Learn how you can optimize technology assets in a post-close environment in this article for Private Equity International's Portfolio Monitoring Supplement, authored by McGladrey Partner Jim Cashin with Consulting services.
Four Key Steps for Sellers to Successfully Use Virtual Data Rooms
Find out how you can reap the benefits of using virtual data rooms in this Corporate Compliance Insights article by McGladrey Managing Director Greg Maddux and Director Ken Viggers with Performance Improvement Consulting services.
A Guide to Accounting for Business Combinations – Second Edition
This edition addresses many insights gained as a result of the application of Topic 805, "Business Combinations," since its effective date in 2009.
Opportunistic M&A in emerging markets: Upside potential in a downturn environment
Emerging markets are projected to lead global growth while many established economies remain stagnant. Find out how to explore potential opportunities while protecting your company against risk.
Successfully Navigating Due Diligence in a Competitive Deal Process
Quality sellers are commanding interest from multiple buyers, affording sellers the luxury of granting exclusivity very late in the deal process, if at all.
Strategies for Successful Merger Integration
The majority of acquisitions fail to deliver on their expected value. If your company is considering a merger, find out what strategies you can implement to help ensure your integration is successful.
Buyer Beware - Ignoring IT Due Diligence Could Lead to Costly Problems
Outdated, undersized, non-standard or custom-developed platforms point to cost, data integrity, regulatory and security risks.
Merger and Acquisition Costs: Who Gets the Benefit?
In an M&A transaction, the treatment of professional services costs, such as legal, accounting or investment banking fees, can be complicated.