Private equity firms with access to market intelligence and technical expertise are more likely to invest wisely, create value, and choose the most profitable exit strategy. CohnReznick's Private Equity Industry Practice helps private equity firms execute their strategies with seasoned advisory, compliance, and technical knowledge. Well-versed in the changing operational, financial, and regulatory environment of funds and their portfolio companies, we serve each private equity client by getting to know you, your priorities, goals, and strategies, and design a unique service model to exceed your expectations.
Private equity clients are supported by a multi-disciplinary team of professionals across service lines and specific industries. As a strategic partner and trusted advisor, we push beyond the boundaries of traditional services, identifying opportunities for value creation and EBITDA improvement. A combination of Firm infrastructure, data-driven intelligence, and quality of execution is fundamental to each client relationship. Our private equity teams provide the highest level of service excellence in helping clients drive value from the businesses.
PRIVATE EQUITY STAKEHOLDERS
GPs, LPs, operating partners, and portfolio company executives are all vested in the private equity ecosystem. Each has specific demands and responsibilities. CohnReznick understands the unique needs of all private equity participants, providing comprehensive solutions to meet them. From strengthening compliance at the fund level to implementing strategic advisory solutions at portfolio companies, our end-to-end services deliver actionable insight through all stages of the investment life cycle.
DILIGENT FOCUS ON VALUE CREATION
Due diligence means more than identifying risk. It means uncovering opportunities to create value. CohnReznick supports the transaction process throughout – from deal sourcing through due diligence to post-transaction integration and eventual exit. We provide the quality of earnings analysis, financial modeling, tax structuring, valuations, and other vital intelligence you need to understand the true value of an acquisition or divestiture.
OBSERVATIONS AND INSIGHTS
Whether it’s commentary in Pitchbook or the Wall Street Journal on emerging trends, hosting our annual Liquidity and Capital Raising National Forum, sharing insights through our “Strategies to Accelerate Private Equity Growth” video series, our examining the year ahead in our annual Private Equity Outlook, our private equity leaders discuss the issues and challenges facing this rapidly changing industry. Because we bring both an advisory and compliance perspective to the conversation, our proprietary research and viewpoint is sought out by industry associations and the media.
InsightBusinesses Express Optimism, and Concern, About 2019As 2018 moves to a close, businesses are starting to zero in on potential shifts in the global marketplace that could pose operational risks in the coming year.
InsightDigital Due Diligence: Don’t Do a Deal Without ItMerger and acquisition activity has been increasing sharply, with worldwide transaction value up 26 percent in the first half of 2018 over the same period in the preceding year.
InsightNon-Control Investments: Potential Owners' Exit StrategySometimes, a sellers’ market alone is not a good enough reason for an owner to exit their business.
InsightTransactional Insights: Quality of Earnings and BeyondToday’s heightened level of transaction activity coupled with a complex set of market conditions requires a comprehensive and expanded approach to preparing a Quality of Earnings Report
InsightM&A Activity in 2018: What Are We Seeing and Why?Bloomberg webinar presented with CohnReznick
InsightGlobal M&A Activity Soars in First Half of 2018“In the first six months of 2018, worldwide mergers and acquisitions volume shot up by 60 percent compared to the first half of 2017, reaching $2.5 trillion,” said Jeremy Swan, managing principal, financial sponsors industry for CohnReznick.