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.
Strategic Tax Issues for Capital Markets
InsightInterest expense limitations to trigger changes in financing private equity dealsIn an article for Bloomberg Tax, CohnReznick’s Jeremy Swan discusses how private equity firms can address new business interest expense limitations under IRC Section 163(j).
InsightCayman Islands moving toward mandatory registration for all open-ended and close-ended fundsRaza AshfaqTwo bills require private equity funds and some hedge funds to start registering with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA). Click to read more.
InsightTax changes could impact private equity in 2020As 2020 begins, here are three critical tax issues expected to impact private equity, along with suggestions for how firms and their portfolio companies should approach them to avoid potential pitfalls.
InsightInternational tax adds extra complexity for PE funds considering holding companiesEytan BursteinDuring acquisition structuring, PE funds must decide not only whether to form a holding company, but also where to form one. Consider these five international tax factors.