Michael Levy
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Michael Levy, CPA

Partner-in-Charge Serving Private Equity and Strategic Buyers and Sellers


Michael Levy, Aprio

Who I work with

In my role leading Aprio Private Equity and Transaction Advisory Services, I serve clients in industries including healthcare, technology, manufacturing & distribution, education, retail, hospitality and professional services with transaction sizes from $1 million to $300 million. I advise Private Equity clients in sizes up to $6 billion.

I have 25+ years of domestic and international audit and merger, acquisition, and divestiture due diligence experience. Prior to joining Aprio, I spent five years in Deloitte’s M&A Transaction Services group, two years in PwC’s Transaction Services group and eight years in Aurthur Andersen’s financial audit group.

My specialty

In my capacity as Partner-in-Charge of Aprio Private Equity, I partner with Private Equity clients to leverage Aprio’s comprehensive suite of advisory, audit and assurance, tax, wealth management, and outsourced accounting services to help investors:

  • Improve the quality of due diligence and financial reporting
  • Implement tax strategies that support profitability
  • Analyze data and measure performance
  • Develop and implement portfolio company performance improvement strategies

As Partner-in-Charge of Transaction Services, I develope structures, perform buy-side and sell-side due diligence, provide closing guidance and post-transaction integration planning and execution.

Results I have delivered

I lead a growing team of professionals with over 75 years of combined Big 4 and middle market transaction experience. On average, I oversee 80 transactions annually and my team serviced $2 billion in Private Equity and Strategic transactions in 2019 alone.

Unique things about me

I have a passion for college football. I am Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Advisory Board Member, an avid Alabama football fan, and member of the Red Elephant Club.

Affiliations

I earned my Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Alabama. My professional and civic affiliations include:

  • AICPA
  • Association for Corporate Growth
  • Southern Capital Forum f/k/a Atlanta Venture Forum
  • Jewish Family & Career Services of Atlanta – Past President and board member
  • University of Alabama Alumni Association

When I am not working

In my time out of work you will find me with my wife and kids. We love cheering on our favorite sports team (Roll Tide) and spending quality time at the beach. We consider the beach our “home away from home” and we love exploring new beaches we’ve never been to before.

Is there a fit?

Let’s find out.

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