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Patrick Donoghue

National Managing Principal; Private Equity Industry Leader

Executive Summary

Patrick Donoghue has more than 30 years of experience as an advisor to Private Equity Funds, S&P 500 & Middle Market Companies, and leading Financial Institutions. He has extensive experience in providing investment and financing transaction support that are critical to a client’s investment decision. By understanding a client’s investment thesis, Patrick provides the hands-on, value-added advice they need with growth, distressed, and special situation investment opportunities. He has demonstrated the ability to achieve positive outcomes for complex business decisions by assembling, managing, and integrating the skills of various professionals into creative value-added solutions.

 Patrick has diverse industry experience including banking and capital markets; consumer and industrial products; technology, media and entertainment; retail; specialty finance;  and transportation and logistics. He has a unique portfolio of functional service skills including investment due diligence; capital structuring advice; business plan reviews; market assessments; valuation; financial reporting support; merger integration; performance improvement and restructuring support.

Prior to joining BDO, Patrick successfully developed and led the Metro NY Transaction Advisory and Valuation services practice at FTI Consulting, and he was a Partner in Arthur Andersen’s NY practice. In addition, he obtained his credit risk management experience with ING Capital, auditing experience with Price Waterhouse and corporate financial reporting experience with W.R. Grace. 

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Association for Corporate Growth
  • Chartered Global Management Accountants
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants

  • B.B.A., Accounting, Iona College