Transaction Advisory

With over 25 years of experience in the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) arena, our team of professionals is both knowledgeable and proactive. From due diligence and tax structuring to post-transaction integration, DGC has the technical expertise that sellers, buyers and lenders need.

Specifically, we have significant experience assisting clients with the following:

  • Developing an M&A acquisition strategy
  • Performing due diligence, both financial (“quality of earnings”) and tax
  • Negotiating and structuring the deal
  • Identifying and modeling deal value drivers
  • Capital and debt financing
  • Planning and executing acquisition integration
  • Exploring liquidity strategies
  • Raising capital for growth and/or partial liquidity
  • Carve out (service line) analysis
  • Preparing the company for a transaction
  • Pre-sale due diligence

Mergers & Acquisitions

Whether you’re a seller, buyer, or lender, you need specialized merger and acquisition (M&A) advisory expertise to get the deal done right. 

At DGC, we provide you with a synthesis of high-level business acumen and specialized industry knowledge. Our nimble, proactive approach is informed by your individual needs—and focused on producing customized solutions that work best for you.

Partnering with you, we can provide the technical advice and creative solutions to:

  • Develop an M&A acquisition strategy
  • Perform due diligence, both financial (“quality of earnings”) and tax
  • Negotiate and structure the deal
  • Identify and model deal value drivers
  • Acquire capital and debt financing
  • Plan and execute acquisition integration
  • Explore liquidity strategies
  • Raise capital for growth and/or partial liquidity
  • Prepare your company for a transaction
  • Perform pre-sale due diligence

Due Diligence

When you’re in the midst of an M&A opportunity, you don’t want anything to jeopardize the closing or the deal price. That means you need financial reporting and tax advice from the experts at DGC early in the process.

Our transaction advisory experts provide deep, practical knowledge, driving curiosity, and a true shoulder-to-shoulder collaboration focused on your real needs.  From identifying potential issues to obtaining the maximum after tax net proceeds, we’ll help you get the deal done right.

Services include:

  • Quality of earnings assessment
  • Tax planning
  • Working capital analysis
  • Deferred revenue analysis

Perspectives

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New PPP Loan Forgiveness FAQs Released by Small Business Administration 08/05/2020

DGC has a proven process that utilizes our sophisticated model and incorporates our data analytics experience and accounting expertise to maximize PPP Loan forgiveness. Read more

An Alternative to PPP Loans – Why the Main Street Lending Program Deserves Further Consideration
An Alternative to PPP Loans – Why the Main Street Lending Program Deserves Further Consideration 07/24/2020

The Main Street Lending Program was established by the Federal Reserve to support lending to small and medium-sized businesses that were in sound financial condition before the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more

Webinar Slides & Recording: PPP Loan Forgiveness Update – Critical Changes for Borrowers
Webinar Slides & Recording: PPP Loan Forgiveness Update – Critical Changes for Borrowers 06/22/2020

We discussed the Paycheck Protection Program and the Paycheck Protection Flexibility Act to outline key elements essential to maximizing loan forgiveness. Read more

Webinar Recording - COVID-19 – Business Interruption: Mitigating Risk, Managing Liquidity, and Unlocking Economic Relief
Webinar Recording - COVID-19 – Business Interruption: Mitigating Risk, Managing Liquidity, and Unlocking Economic Relief 03/27/2020

Elisabeth da Silva, CPA, CFF and Jackie Reinhard, CPA discussed best practices and actionable steps you can take to appropriately position your business during times of business interruption. Read more