Transaction services (M&A)

Every transaction - merger, acquisition, joint venture, disposition or strategic alliance - has a unique set of due diligence, planning and structuring needs. The exhaustive list of activities includes identifying risks, minimizing tax liabilities, enhancing post-transaction earnings and after-tax cash flows, achieving synergies, implementing cost-saving measures and maximizing proceeds from divestitures or exit strategies.

Deloitte, through its global network, is the acknowledged marketplace leader in mergers & acquisitions (M&A) services for private equity investors and strategic corporate buyers. Our multi-functional practice allows us to provide these highly discriminating acquirers with a full spectrum of accounting, tax and business advisory services along the continuum of the deal. With more than 1,000 professionals dedicated solely to merger and acquisition activities in the major markets of the world, we offer decades of wide-ranging experience, superior transaction execution skills, extensive industry knowledge and a proven highly collaborative approach.

Our recommendations take into account all aspects of the deal necessary for success. From developing a workable strategy through successful integrations, our flexible framework wraps around the key elements, drivers and intricacies of each deal. Our service in corporation with the tax and audit divisions, encompasses five critically important elements:

  • Focused due diligence
  • Model reviews
  • Accounting and tax structuring
  • Post-transaction accounting and tax services
  • Merger integration