Alvarez and Marsal

Alvarez and Marsal's Private Equity Services

Paul Aversano is a Managing Director at Alvarez & Marsal and the Global Practice Leader of the firm’s Global Transaction Advisory Group. For over 25 years, Mr. Aversano has specialized in leading both buy-side and sell-side financial and accounting due diligence projects for complex public and private company transactions, as well as transactions in the capital markets.

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 private equity firms, sovereign wealth funds and family offices as well as to corporate and strategic buyers around the world across a wide-spectrum of industries. Mr. Aversano specializes in assessing quality of earnings and GAAP accounting, providing accounting and transaction structuring advice for leveraged buyouts as well as purchase accounting and SEC reporting.

Prior to joining A&M, Mr. Aversano was a Partner and Director of Middle Market Private Equity with Ernst & Young in New York. In this role, he led financial accounting due diligence projects for private equity investor groups, and the development and coordination of the firm's go-to-market and service delivery strategies focused on the private equity market. Previously, Mr. Aversano was with Arthur Andersen's Transaction Advisory Services and Audit practices in New York.

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Episode 16 on Mooch FM: US Economy, COVID-19, & Business Transformation

I had a great time being a guest on Anthony Scaramucci’s podcast, “Mooch FM,” sharing my insights on how a new economy is shaping up as we fight on in this global pandemic. To hear more of my discussion with “The Mooch” on business transformation, the short- and long-term impact of the coronavirus pandemic, and sound advice to business owners and young professionals, listen to the podcast below!



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Expert Insights: How Companies Are Aligning Priorities in a Rapidly Shifting Market

As businesses continue to adapt to the coronavirus pandemic, it’s important to strategize short-term cash management and set milestones as they begin to reopen by industry. I had the pleasure of sharing more insights in an interview with my colleague, Rich Jenkins, Managing Director in our Private Equity Performance Improvement Group at Alvarez & Marsal and Ben Collins, Director of Product Marketing and Strategy at Intralinks. Watch below for my key takeaways.





Source: Intralinks

Navigating the New Normal: Global Business in a Global Pandemic

I recently had the opportunity to be part of Schranner Negotiation Institute’s “Navigating the New Normal: Global Business in a Global Pandemic” webinar. With Managing Director of Global Markets, Zabeen Mirza, I shared my perspective on the state of the global economy, M&A, and crisis management & negotiations. Watch highlights from the event here.



Source: Schranner Negotiation Institute

‘PERFECT STORM’ FOR MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS ACTIVITY IN 2021

After a big break, I’m now back on the news! Thank you, Cheddar News, for inviting me to talk about the big year we’ve had in mergers and acquisitions as deal activity totaled over $5 trillion. Watch my interview below as I share the market factors that caused this surge in transactions.

Episode 16 on Mooch FM: US Economy, COVID-19, & Business Transformation

I had a great time being a guest on Anthony Scaramucci’s podcast, “Mooch FM,” sharing my insights on how a new economy is shaping up as we fight on in this global pandemic. To hear more of my discussion with “The Mooch” on business transformation, the short- and long-term impact of the coronavirus pandemic, and sound advice to business owners and young professionals, listen to the podcast below!

Q4.2020 Outlook: M&A

After hitting a mini speed bump, businesses in Latin America are coming back even stronger than before, as economic and political stability cause an uptick in M&A activity. Featured in LatinFinance, I touch more on the country’s progress in recovering from the global pandemic in the article below.

Pivoting to Recover: What Will M&A Look Like Post-COVID 19?

I’m honored to have been able to present at the European American Chamber of Commerce (EACC) “Pivoting to Recover” webinar, where I shared my insights on today’s M&A landscape across multiple industries affected by the COVID-19 crisis as well as the post-pandemic M&A reality. For the full panel discussion, watch the video below.

Insight: Valuation in Uncertain Times—SEC Rulemaking, Enforcement

Due to COVID-19, valuating businesses currently presents as a challenge. Therefore, improving its practices to comply with the new SEC enforcement as well as address the current market situation may be necessary. For more of my industry outlook, read the full Bloomberg article below.