Transaction Advisory
Transaction Advisory

Top Reasons to Partner with Aprio for Your Next Transaction

Experience, market intelligence and proven timely process –

Aprio's Transaction Advisory practice helps you mitigate risk and experience a smoother path to value realization.





Partner-in-Charge, Aprio Private Equity and Transaction Advisory Services


Experience by the numbers

When you are seeking financial, tax and IT due diligence and structuring services, experience matters. As a top 50 CPA led advisor firm, Aprio goes well beyond routine due diligence and structuring to provide an independent perspective on your transaction that identifies optimal tax structures, “deal breakers” and opportunities for higher ROI.

Due diligence expertise + attentive client service = confidence

Aprio delivers the geographic reach, technical acumen and thought leadership you expect from a large global provider with a more attentive client experience, delivered by senior-level team members.

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    Financial Due Diligence

    Aprio focuses on quality of earnings and working capital through deep analyses of financial statements and auditor work papers, and discussions with management.
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    Tax Due Diligence

    Leverage Aprio’s depth of international, federal, state and local tax expertise to identify and remedy tax risks and craft the most tax efficient transaction structures.
  • 3

    IT Due Diligence

    Identify and mitigate data, IT and cybersecurity risks before they can impact value. We assess against all leading frameworks including: SOC, ISO/IEC, PCI-DSS, HITRUST, CCPA, GDPR, NIST and more.

Our clients span in a broad range of industries.

Aprio advises private equity funds, family offices, middle-market companies and large corporations evaluating acquisitions and divestitures with transaction values up to $250 million.

Manufacturing and Distribution


Retail, Franchise and Hospitality

Professional Services


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Real Estate and Construction

Our Services

Transaction Advisory Team

David Zafft

Director, Transaction Advisory


Director, Private Equity and Transaction Advisory

Chris Williamson

Senior Manager, Transaction Advisory

Cardell McKinstry

Partner-in-Charge, Restructuring and Turnaround Services

Dan Schroeder

Partner-in-Charge, Information Assurance

Jeff Glickman

Partner-in-Charge, State & Local Tax

Carrie Zhou

Partner-in-Charge, Business Valuation

Aprio’s capital lifecycle roadmaps provide a smoother path to value realization for buyers and sellers.

Aprio’s dedicated transaction specialists leverage their breadth of domestic and international experience across all stages of the transaction lifecycle to manage risk and create value.

Get the continuity necessary to effectively plan and manage the entire transaction process through post-close value realization.

Our Approach

We believe that value in the M&A process is predicated on three critical factors:

  • Having the right strategy
  • Having the correct pricing and terms
  • Having an integration roadmap that maximizes post-close financial returns while having efficient tax structures

Transaction Advisory


What is “your next”?

Our tagline says it all. We are “passionate for what’s next.” Whatever lies ahead for your business, Aprio stands ready to help you advance. Our clients benefit from a proactive team of specialists that collaborate to build value, drive growth, manage risk and protect wealth.

Let's discuss what's next for you and your business

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