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Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)

About Us

The success of any deal comes down to the details. Our M&A Team specializes in reducing complexity, mitigating risks and increasing value in acquisitions, corporate restructurings, management buy-outs, dispositions and other business transactions.

Quality of Earnings & Due Diligence

  • Quality of Earnings report
  • Confirmation on quality of assets, earnings, cash flow and tax attributes
  • Mitigate financial and tax costs after closing the deal
  • Financial & tax modeling

Deal Structuring

  • Enhance results of transaction or internal restructuring, and maximizing your return on investment
  • Vast experience in structuring business transactions
  • Providing expertise in financial reporting, domestic and international tax and risk management

Valuation Services

  • Dedicated and certified valuation services team
  • Asset valuations
  • Purchase price allocation

Post Transaction Support

  • Ensure value is created with a well-crafted and executed integration plan
  • Merge internal control processes
  • Integrate information systems and technology
  • Purchase accounting

Corporate Finance

  • Sell-Side Representation
  • Buy-Side Representation
  • Intellectual Property and Patent Sales
  • Purchaser Representative (SEC Rule 501)

Sell-Side Consulting
Are you looking to exit your business? Or maybe just monetize some Intellectual Property?  We can help.  Family-owned business, partnerships, and investor owned businesses continue to turn to Armanino to assist in the entire selling process.  From defining what a successful exit means to you, to finding buyers, assisting in due diligence, and closing the deal, we work with you to meet your goals.

Buy-Side Consulting
Are you looking to acquire or invest in a company?  We have helped buyers find targets that fit their criteria.  We leverage our deep focus on technology, and other key industries to understand the opportunities or synergies that you might be looking for.

Experience & Support
Our multi-disciplinary team, which includes former Big Four partners and former COOs and CFOs with operational backgrounds, will work closely with you throughout the transaction cycle. Our integration team helps ensure the value created through a sound business transaction does not evaporate as a result of a loosely crafted and executed integration plan. We are committed to efficiency, timeliness and value.


Role of a Purchaser Representative: Supporting Unaccredited Investors

A Purchaser Representative may be necessary in merger and acquisition transactions where the consideration is not all cash, but includes securities that are not registered with the SEC.


Recent FASB guidance simplifies the way private companies account for some intangible assets in a business combination.

Technology CFOs Look at how to Get the Deal Done

Deal volume in the U.S. M&A market continues to rise in 2011 with across the board volume up 16.4% through May on a rolling 12-month basis. Similarly, aggregate M&A spending was $91.2 billion in May, the secon ...