Alvarez and Marsal

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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Stocks Shake Off Disappointing Jobs Report and Negative News

With the March Jobs Report recently released amidst the current political climate, many questions arose on what impact this will have on the US economic market. Here’s when I shared the guest panel with Steve Forbes, Chairman of Forbes Media and Barron’s Senior Editor, Jack Hough on Fox Business Network’s After The Bell. Watch the full interview here.


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.


A “Local” View of Global Trade, Market Volatility and M&A

Recently, I visited with our global Alvarez & Marsal teams and clients in Mexico and across several parts of Asia where I had the opportunity to gather local insight valuable to investors in the private equity, sovereign wealth fund and family office space. Click below to read my perspective on how the Trump Administration’s actions are fostering a “Vortex of Volatility” in the market and are largely impacting global trade.

US Public Equity Market Volatility – March 2018

In February & early March of 2018, we’ve seen a high level of volatility and uncertainty in the US Public Equity Market. While interest rates and inflation certainly are to blame, there are more factors responsible. Click here to read my insights on the other contributing factors, including tech disruption, over-abundance of capital and the “fear of missing out.”

Sell-Side Due Diligence: Best Practices & Pitfalls

Sell-side financial due diligence has become an expected practice in the transaction process. Our Alvarez & Marsal Global Transaction Advisory Group Managing Directors Rino Nori & Andrew Carroll recently shared what you need to know to make the best investment decisions. To learn more, click here.


Recently, I had the pleasure of hosting the Binghamton University School of Management students at our Alvarez & Marsal New York office. We discussed key leadership skills, perseverance through hard work, and traits that future employers will be looking for as they enter the financial industry as Binghamton Alum. Read more from BingU News here: