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Due diligence is critical as you consider an investment. Our experienced M&A due diligence professionals analyze a wide range of financial, IT, commercial, and operational issues and objectively deliver their findings, including risks and opportunities that bring you further clarity. Whether you need expert analysis from the buy-side or sell-side, the information and recommendations from our due diligence team help mitigate risk, clarify potential return on investment, and ensure the agility to efficiently close deals.

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Critical due diligence considerations

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Private equity due diligence guidebook
Tactics to mitigate uncertainties and invest with greater confidence

Due Diligence Thought Leadership

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    Did your company issue equity compensation in 2017? Here are 10 things to consider as you prepare for year-end equity compensation planning.
    David Howell
    Article October 27, 2017 1 min read
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  • Revenue recognition and the impact on quality of earnings
    For private equity groups, whether buying or selling, the new revenue recognition model could affect the timing of when revenue is recorded, which could have surprising impacts on quality of earnings. Here's what it means for your valuation models during due diligence.
    Christa LaBrosse Lesley McCarthy Andrea Slabinski
    Article October 20, 2017 5 min read
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  • Private equity integration and value creation guidebook
    Learn seven post-acquisition strategies private equity firms should employ to ensure maximum ROI upon exit.
    Michele E. McHale
    Whitepaper October 02, 2017 14 min read
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  • Private markets highlights from H1 2017
    Three key themes characterized private markets in the first half of 2017: A high level of fundraising; Elevated deal pricing, and; A moderating pace of capital deployment and exits. Find out more from our experts on page 16 of the ACG New York Middle Market Report.
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    Article September 20, 2017 1 min read
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IT due diligence for private equity group
Due diligence of IT processes and ERP systems aids private equity group’s acquisition of a $38 million software and accessories distributor.
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Buy side due diligence for manufacturer
Financial due diligence leads to successful price reduction for company acquiring a $50 million manufacturer.
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Our Team

Our due diligence team understands the nuances of complex transactions and thoroughly vets past, current, and projected performance to help you validate opportunities. We’ll bring deep industry experience and expertise, ensuring comprehensive analysis and thoughtful insights as you analyze your target investment.

Our clients say

Plante Moran has provided Svoboda Capital with audit, tax, valuation and consulting services for the past 5 years. The team’s transaction advisory services have helped us identify and validate investment opportunities, and define and mitigate potential risks, avoiding surprises post-closing.

Richard J. Harpster Managing Director, Svoboda Capital Partners