Principal, CohnReznick Advisory - Transactional Advisory Services, Northeast Market Leader
New York, NY
Claudine Cohen is a principal and leads CohnReznick’s Advisory Group’s Northeast Transactional Advisory Practice (TAS). With more than 25 years of business experience, Claudine has developed an expertise in providing transactional advisory services, serving as an adviser to public and private companies, both domestically and internationally. She works with private equity investors, family offices alternative investment funds, lenders, family offices and strategic investors.
Claudine’s specific advisory activities include: strategic advisory, quality of earnings analyses, identifying revenue sources and profitability drivers, examining operating cost structure and sustainability factors, investigating business models including cash flow and financial projections, reviewing quality and realization of assets and liabilities, identifying working capital requirements and negotiating positions, post-close working capital verification, and adjustment mechanisms. Claudine has advised on a number of different buy - and sell-side transactions, including standalone platforms; carve-out of business segments, product line, or facility; bankruptcy auction processes; mergers; and industry consolidations.
Claudine was named to Mergers and Acquisitions 2019 list of the most influential women in mid-market M&A, and Crains NY 2018 most notable women in consulting. She has authored several articles and Thought Leadership, The Deal and other publications focusing on buy and sell-side due diligence, working capital and purchase price allocation.
Harvard Business School, Executive Education – General Management Program (GMP22)
Bachelor of Commerce, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
Bachelor of Accountancy, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
MBA, Marketing, cum laude, Bond University, Australia
South African Institute of Chartered Accountants
Harvard Business School Alumni Network
Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) Women of Leadership, Chair
ACG NY, Board of Directors