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Alvarez and Marsal's Private Equity Services

Paul Aversano is a Managing Director in Alvarez & Marsal’s Private Equity Services practice and the Global Practice Leader of the firm’s Transaction Advisory Group. For over 20 years, Mr. Aversano has specialized in leading both buy-side and sell-side financial accounting due diligence projects for complex public and private company transactions, as well as transactions in the capital markets.

As the Global Practice Leader of A&M's Transaction Advisory Group, Mr. Aversano works to deliver the firm’s services to clients not only in North America but throughout Europe, the Middle East, India, Asia and Latin America as well. He leads the group's efforts in the cross-border delivery of services to both private equity firms and strategic buyers around the world.

Mr. Aversano has assisted numerous private equity firms and strategic buyers across a wide spectrum of industries. He specializes in providing accounting and transaction structuring advice for leverage recapitalizations, purchase accounting and SEC reporting, assessing quality of earnings, and GAAP accounting. He critiques financial models and reviews target companies' financial performance to identify cost reductions and / or operating efficiencies. He also brings extensive experience to legal counsel, including expert technical accounting guidance for purchase price arbitration and related analysis and support of purchase price adjustments. He has worked with management teams of private equity-backed portfolio companies to complete add-on acquisitions and direct platform investments.

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Brexit Vote’s Impact on US Businesses

With Brexit Vote becoming official, this big decision by the UK to leave the European Union has raised a lot of questions across a lot of global economies, especially here in the US. Uncertainty being the common sentiment among many, I discuss with Melissa Francis on After the Bell at Fox Business Network in New York City on the possible impact this may have short and long term. Watch more of this interview here.


Paul Aversano on what’s Next for Alvarez & Marsal

Since 2006, Alvarez & Marsal Transaction Advisory Group has been providing operational, industry and functional expertise to our clients. And as we celebrate our 10th year in the practice, we look forward to continuing to deliver this same level of commitment and growth of service, not only in the US but consistently expanding it in our different global regions. Here’s when I spoke to Equities Magazine’s Silvia Davi in Nasdaq New York about where I see our global team in the years to come. Watch it here.



Here at Alvarez & Marsal, our Transaction Advisory Group takes a personal stake in the clients’ needs and successes. I discuss in this A&M’s Signature Series video our differentiating factor of how we value building client trust and maintaining relationships, as well as adding an element of fun and engagement, in every partnership we cultivate.



With President-elect Donald Trump soon to take office, many questions arise on how the M&A environment will change under this new administration. In the latest article feature by Mergers & Acquisitions, I had the opportunity to give my perspective on developments to be expected in the private equity market. Read here.

Alvarez & Marsal Expands Network And Senior Team In Asia

Alvarez & Marsal Private Equity Services recently expanded our reach across Asia with the addition of State Shi who will be leading our transaction advisory and M&A tax expertise in the region. Through this growth, A&M’s committed drive for value creation continues to grow stronger. Read more about our global team here.  Hong Kong, China Dec. 2, […]

15 Advisory and Consulting Firms Take Home M&A Advisor Awards

With our Alvarez & Marsal Global Transaction Advisory Group, our clients and partners are ensured high quality service from our talented pool of industry experts and professionals. In this recent Consultancy.UK article, the winners of the 15th Annual M&A Advisor Awards were announced. Congratulations to our A&M teams for receiving multiple awards this year! Read more below. […]

Restaurant Transaction Trends

Alvarez & Marsal Transaction Advisory Group released a new report on the trends in the restaurant industry during the third quarter of 2016. Here we discuss how store sales and customer retention are being driven by loyalty programs and penetration. Read more on this topic below. New York, New York Nov. 22, 2016 Accounting for […]