• M&A Integration and Carve-Out

Complex issues, straightforward advice.

Acquiring a company is a complex and often challenging process – one that includes the periods before and after the actual deal is completed. Mismanagement in either the pre- or post-merger stage can result in unforeseen and often unnecessary setbacks and business disruption.
 
At BDO, we help our clients with all their pre- and post-merger acquisition needs, as well as their buy-side and sell-side carve-out needs. Our professionals have deep experience working across industries, with clients large and small, with both acquiring and acquired companies.
 
M&A Integration Plan
Whether the acquired company needs to be integrated into the existing company or stood up as a separate business, we help clients maintain focus on the transaction priorities and value drivers in order to realize synergies and reduce transaction risks.
 
Key M&A integration services include:
  • Development of integration strategy and priorities
  • Operational model design
  • Day 1/100 planning
  • Integration and synergy capture planning and execution
  • Integration Management Office (IMO) mobilization 

Carve-Out Advisory
We help companies divest non-core divisions and maintain focus on preserving value throughout the transaction by minimizing disruption to the ongoing business and disentangling complex areas. We also help companies acquire and integrate these divested divisions. We have extensive experience in addressing the unique challenges of these types of transactions, such as developing stand-alone cost models, defining Transition Services Agreements (TSAs) and minimizing/eliminating stranded costs.
 
We help with the following:
  • Carve-out strategy
  • Carve-out planning and execution
  • Day 1 planning
  • Carve-out Management Office (CMO) mobilization 

Recent Transactions

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  • ​Provided carve-out buy-side financial and tax due diligence along with transition and integration assistance to Cementation USA in its acquisition of TNT.

  • Provided global vendor due diligence and tax structuring to Accel-KKR in its sale of EpiServer to Insight Venture Partners.

  • Provided buy-side financial and tax due diligence to NovaQuest Capital Management in connection with its acquisition of Clinical Ink.

  • ​Provided sell-side financial due diligence to Oberto Brands in its sale to Premium Brands Holdings.

  • Provided buy-side financial and tax due diligence to Cava Group in connection with its acquisition of Zoe's Kitchen.

  • Provided sell-side financial due diligence to IPG, Inc. as part of the sale of its Asian and European insurance operations to Hyperion Insurance Group.

  • ​Provided sell-side financial due diligence to CIP Capital in its sale of OnCourse Learning Corporation to Bertelsmann Education Group.

  • Provided buy-side financial due diligence to IDEAL Industries, Inc. in its acquisition of Cree Lighting.

  • Provided buy-side financial and tax due diligence to Koppers Holding, Inc. in its acquisition of Cox Industries, Inc.

  • Provided buy-side financial due diligence to Hennessy Capital in its acquisition of certain assets of Sprint Energy Services.

  • Provided buy-side financial and tax due diligence to Valesco Industries, LLC in its acquisition of certain assets of Fabian Couture Group International, Inc.

  • Provided buy-side financial and tax due diligence to Fortis Solutions Group in its acquisition of Infinite Packaging Group.