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Deloitte Corporate Finance Advisory Services

Strategy, mergers & acquisitions (M&A), and employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) advantage for the middle-market

We are the preeminent corporate finance consulting firm for middle-market investment banking. Our experienced middle-market consulting professionals provide unbiased advice and a global perspective to companies considering transformative capital market events—including M&A, board and strategy decisions, and employee stock ownership.

Who we are


How we help our clients

Supporting clients ranging from corporates, private equity to financial investors, private companies, family-owned businesses, and entrepreneurs in the delivery of strategic M&A advisory services that help clients create opportunities for liquidity, growth, and long-term advantage. View select transactions to get a glimpse of how Deloitte Corporate Finance has helped firms navigate recent M&A transactions.

What we believe

There’s no such thing as a one-size-fits-all solution.
Every organization has specific needs and challenges. We combine global capabilities and a focus on middle-market investment banking to create solutions that serve each client’s individual interests.

Trust is essential.
When it’s time for a transition, you need an adviser you can count on. We forge partnerships with our clients through honest communication, unbiased advice, and a commitment to advancing your objectives.

Teamwork drives performance.
You know your business best. We listen to your ideas and input, using a collaborative approach to drive your organization forward—today and for years to come.

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Who we work with

We provide corporate finance consulting services and middle-market M&A advice to clients ranging from entrepreneurs and owner-managed businesses to private equity and multinational corporations. Our clients typically have a minimum enterprise value of $30M or at least $4M of EBITDA. Learn more about our clients.
We focus on eight industry groups:

  • Automotive
  • Business services
  • Consumer products and Retail
  • Energy and Resources
  • Financial services
  • General industries
  • Life sciences and Healthcare
  • Technology, Media, and Telecommunications


Where you’ll find us

The world may be getting smaller, but the global marketplace is getting bigger. In this environment, cross-border middle-market M&A activity has accelerated and international opportunities abound. We give our clients access to global markets through a network of 2,400 middle-market consulting professionals, in 120+ locations, across 60 countries.

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Middle market focus

Our middle market consulting professionals deliver insight to clients through an integrated platform of live events, signature reports, research publications, webcasts, and newsletters. Get our perspective.

Additional resources

End notes

1  “Surging Ahead: M&A Outlook 2022 and beyond”, Mergermarket, December 2021,

Get in touch

Russell Thomson

Russell Thomson

Partner | Deloitte Risk & Financial Advisory

Russell is a partner at Deloitte & Touche LLP, where he leads Deloitte Risk & Financial Advisory’s Transactions and Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) practice. In this role, he oversees end-to-end M&A serv... More

Will Frame

Will Frame

CEO | Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC

Will is the CEO of Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC (DCF) in the US and also leads DCF's Industrials Group and sits on DCF’s Global Executive Committee. Will joined DCF in 2000 when he moved from Deloit... More

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