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.
Alvarez & Marsal Global Transaction Advisory Group delivers maximum value in every deal through our combined deep operational, functional & industry expertise and Big-Four quality financial accounting & tax services. Providing service excellence with a global reach and local approach: A&M is M&A.
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.
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!
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.
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.
During these times, it’s important to take a long-term view. Watch here for my perspective on the current state of the market as it’s affected by the Coronavirus with Fox Business Network’s Melissa Francis & Connell McShane on After the Bell.
On my latest Fox Business After the Bell interview, I shared my industry insights with hosts Melissa Francis and Connell McShane about the January jobs reports, its current positive momentum drivers, as well as current and potential “black swan” events that could impact the US economy.
Every year Youth, I.N.C. strives to improve the life of New York children by raising awareness and funds to enhance nonprofits. Then, at the end of the year, the organization celebrates in the honor of the children it supports. Each year it’s a great feeling to be a part of this wonderful celebration.
Since 2010, M&A Advisor has held the 40 UNDER 40 AWARDS that recognize business leaders and professionals who have accomplished a lot in the beginning stages of their positions. It was a very humbling moment in my career when I was recognized as a finalist.
In 2006, I joined Alvarez & Marsal’s Transaction Advisory Group, and since then, I’ve actively contributed insight to the team. Being named the Global Head of the Transaction Advisory Group will allow me take on more responsibility and continue to effectively contribute to the success of Alvarez & Marsal.
There is no greater feeling than giving back to your alma mater. In 2007, when I was given the opportunity to serve on the Alumni Association board of directors of Binghamton University, it was nice to positively influence the students’ career paths.
SourceMedia is a great event outlet that bridges the gap between business professionals and those looking to get involved in specific industries. I enjoyed connecting and networking with others in the industry at the event.