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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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Tax reform for private equity: Uncovering opportunities

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Tax reform: What are the implications on M&A structuring?
How will the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act affect private equity investors and sponsors? Join Plante Moran's and ACG Global's webinar to hear from our experts on the key provisions and strategies that you need to know about tax reform.
Michael Monaghan
Webinar February 14, 2018 60 minute watch Upcoming
Tax reform: What private equity needs to know now
Annette Tenerelli-Lemke
Article December 27, 2017 3 minute read
International tax reform: A look at provisions affecting multinational businesses
Randall Janiczek
Webinar January 23, 2018 60 min watch Upcoming
President signs tax reform bill, making sweeping changes to existing law
Stephen Eckert
Article December 27, 2017 3 min read

Six critical due diligence considerations for private equity
Strategies to mitigate uncertainties and invest with greater confidence

Critical due diligence considerations

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What IT risks are you inheriting with your acquisition?
If your target meets any of these four criteria, don't skip due diligence.
Doug Hockenbrocht
Article June 16, 2017 4 min read
Ten critical factors to accurately assess your target's growth potential
Daron Gifford
Article October 25, 2016 5 min read
Identify hidden financial and tax risks for your acquisition
Matt Petrucci
Article October 26, 2016 3 min read
Address these three high-risk areas for a successful acquisition
Dennis Graham
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Related Events

  • ACG Detroit tax reform presentation
    The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has sweeping ramifications for private equity. Join us February 14 to learn how tax reform could impact the structure of your investments.
    Tim Addison Jeremy Sikkema
    Event February 14, 2018 60 minute watch Upcoming
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  • Tax reform: What are the implications on M&A structuring?
    How will the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act affect private equity investors and sponsors? Join Plante Moran's and ACG Global's webinar to hear from our experts on the key provisions and strategies that you need to know about tax reform.
    Michael Monaghan Tim Addison Jeremy Sikkema
    Webinar February 14, 2018 60 minute watch Upcoming
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Due Diligence Thought Leadership

  • Learn from your peers: Uncap deal trends and challenges

    From sale readiness and interest rate trends to longer hold periods and achieving differentiation in a seller’s market, private equity companies share their struggles and insights at the ACG Chicago Midwest Capital Connection.

    January 15, 2018 1 min read
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  • President signs tax reform bill, making sweeping changes to existing law

    The president signed into law H.R. 1 (originally known as the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act”), making sweeping changes to existing tax law. It will impact virtually every taxpayer in some way. Here’s what to watch for.

     

    Stephen Eckert Kurt Piwko Michael Monaghan James Minutolo
    Article December 27, 2017 3 min read
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  • Tax reform: What private equity needs to know now
    The Tax Cut and Jobs Act could alter the mechanics of equity investing and the expected returns from those investments. What are the key provisions that private equity investors and sponsors need to focus on now? Find out at ACG New York.
    Annette Tenerelli-Lemke
    Article December 27, 2017 3 minute read
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  • Hedge accounting: Key aspects of the new FASB guidance
    New guidance from FASB on hedge accounting is intended to better align accounting for hedging relationships with economic results of hedging strategies and to simplify hedge accounting in certain situations. Read more for key aspects of the new guidance.
    Curt Hurd David Grubb
    Article December 21, 2017 2 min read
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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