Transaction Support

                                                                                                                                         

                                                                                             TAX   ADVISORY   ASSURANCE

Services throughout the Entire Deal Lifecycle
Acquisitions and divestitures require hard work and discipline to complete. ARA’s suite of transaction advisory services supports you over the full lifecycle of your deal, on either the buy-side or sell-side.
Regardless of deal size, ARA helps clients reach their potential by:

  • Looking at your transaction from a holistic perspective
  • Taking time to fully understand your objectives
  • Making certain we understand all aspects of the deal, from due diligence, accounting and tax issues, to operating concerns and managing risk
  • Tailoring our services to your specific needs and circumstances

By helping you focus on the right things at the right times, we can help you achieve your deal objectives.
Specialized Services and Expertise

  • Assessing key assumptions underlying the deal
  • Evaluating the quality of earnings of a business, including its historical and forecasted performance
  • Assessing performance improvement opportunities
  • Advising on favorable deal terms for negotiation, such as working capital mechanisms
  • Determining the optimal tax structure for the deal, and any federal, state, local and international tax exposures and opportunities
  • Performing rigorous due diligenceon the financial, tax, operational and information   technology aspects of the business
  • Assessing internal controls, processes and systems
  • Supporting data room management on divestitures
  • Assisting with post-transaction integration and synergy analysis