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When you are making decisions on how to invest your capital, you can depend on the professionals on our multidisciplinary consulting team. They have the industry expertise and skills to quickly and thoroughly assess your targets, plus they understand the tenets of private equity investing.

Private equity group

We can help you with the nuances of a deal

Private equity funds depend on us because we see the nuances in a transaction. We bring the accounting perspective, but we also can talk about value. In other words, we understand the shades of gray, along with the black and white. For the benefit of our clients, you could say we have mastered the art of transactions.

Because of the complexity of private equity transactions, we bring a multi-disciplinary team to your war room. Each of us has a specialty, but we can all promise experience-based creativity and entrepreneurial zeal.

We will bring a team to your project that is accustomed to working in the industry of the target business. This means we have a firm grasp of the issues and opportunities present in the industry. We understand what to look for in the due diligence process and you can be assured compliance with standards is in place. We have deep technical expertise in the following industries: Manufacturing & Distribution Service Sector, Financial Services, Healthcare & Senior Service and Real Estate & Construction.

Private Equity Due Diligence Guidebook: Find Your Competitive Edge

Generating strong returns on private equity investments is more challenging than ever and our team wants to help make your next deal work even better.

  What's inside:
  • Financial & Tax Due Diligence
  • Commercial & Supply Chain Due Diligence 
  • IT Due Diligence 
  • Three Additional Critical Acquisition Risks: real estate, employee benefits, internal controls 

Together we focus on the details you need to negotiate the best ROI in today's competitive marketplace. Because we are part of one of the nation’s largest accounting, tax and management consulting firms with alliances throughout the world, we are well positioned to help you select the right investment opportunity, and then make it work.

We have a comprehensive group of services for you to choose from to assist you throughout all phases of the deal from preliminary Go No Go decisions to spinning off assets that have reached the peak of their economic value to your fund.


Contact Us

Dennis Graham

877-622-2257, x33810



Case Studies




"Plante Moran’s transaction advisory services helped us identify and validate investment opportunities and define and mitigate potential risks, avoiding surprises post-closing. Their audit and tax teams tailor their approach and solutions to ensure our portfolio companies are implementing best-in-class financial reporting practices and proactive tax strategies to optimize after-tax cash flows.

Plante Moran’s “one-firm” firm approach is particularly useful for private equity groups like ourselves due to the access to the full resources of the firm, whether it be tax, audit, valuation, or various consulting needs. There’s always someone with the right expertise and experience to respond to our needs."

-Richard J. Harpster, Managing Director, Svoboda Capital Partners