Acquiring a new business can be risky. As the buyer, you want a clear picture of existing operations and opportunities for future accomplishments. Operational due diligence has increasingly become more critical for integration success. Our operational due diligence experts complete a coherent analysis of current performance, EBITDA potential, and prioritized integration efforts, so you realize a higher ROI, mitigate risk, and achieve a more impactful, tangible output.
When it comes to valuation of equity compensation in privately-owned companies, the OPM Backsolve method can be useful for companies with a complex capital structure with multiple classes of equity. Here's our overview of this best-practice method.
If you’re the acquiring business in a transaction, you should consider how the IRS will view pre-transaction payments to owners and officers. The Service may look to the “reasonableness” of those payments to determine if they were compensation or dividends.
We looked at a few other firms, but the Plante Moran team picked things up faster than other consultants, integrated business processes at a quicker rate and at a deeper level, and understood our business. We are very pleased with the engagement and would hire Plante Moran again.
Wylie NelsonVP, Wirless and Testing Services
Every client situation is unique. We tailor each engagement to achieve the best results. All of our projects follow a disciplined methodology to ensure that we deliver the greatest impact and benefit, that ideas turn into actions, and that actions drive results.