BDO’s Approach to Divestitures

October 2020

With economic uncertainty comes the need for many companies to create value for stakeholders and generate cash flow. BDO’s Divestitures Management Office can help from start to finish as you go through sell-side due diligence to updating your financial statements and reporting disclosures.



Our comprehensive services include:
 

Exit readiness

  • Evaluation of go-to-market preparedness
Carve-out financial statement preparation
  • Deal-basis financial statements
  • Carve-out financial statement preparation
  • Technical and complex accounting considerations
  • SEC reporting matters
  • Regulatory filings preparation (Forms 10, S-1/S-4, 144A)
  • Data accumulation
  • Audit process support
Tax analyses
  • Tax positioning and structuring alternatives

Sell-side due diligence

  • Financial, tax, operational, IT, and HR due diligence

Transaction project management

  • Coordination of diligence work streams
  • Coordination of operational separation activities

Operational, IT, & HR preparedness

  • Employee, customer, & supplier retention
  • IT & infrastructure rationalization
  • Business process redesign
  • Transition services agreements (TSAs)
  • Stranded and stand-alone costs
  • Order-to-cash & procure-to-pay requirements