United States

RSM Named Accounting/Due Diligence Firm of the Year by M&A Advisor

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CHICAGO,

RSM US LLP (RSM) — the nation’s leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market — was recently named “2015 Accounting/Due Diligence Firm of the Year” by M&A Advisor.

The middle market continues to drive M&A activity, and RSM has been providing audit, tax and consulting services to this market for nearly 90 years. The firm’s expertise in privately held, first-time sold companies offers a unique perspective on how these companies operate and their common issues. Private equity firms investing in the middle market turn to RSM because of the firm’s deep experience and industry knowledge that aligns with many firms’ portfolios.

“We understand the needs of our private equity and strategic buyer clients and have designed an approach to create value at every point in the investment life cycle,” said Don Lipari, national practice leader - private equity services for RSM US. “This award is a great honor for us, and further confirmation that we are contributing to the success of our clients across the nation —and across the world.”

“We recognize that responsiveness and quality service are of the utmost importance to our clients,” said Milton Marcotte, national practice leader – transaction advisory services for RSM US. “Our approach to buy- and sell-side due diligence provides value to our clients beyond a thorough analysis of the numbers. We help positively impact the overall deal economics for our clients. This prestigious award acknowledges our contribution to the M&A marketplace and is validation that we are seen as the leader in middle market transaction services.”

In the past five years, RSM’s transaction advisory services practice has worked on more than 1,700 deals in a wide range of industries, and has completed more than 350 transactions each year for the past four years. With more than 200 dedicated transaction advisory services professionals, the team has specialized experience in financial, tax, IT and operational due diligence on buy- and sell-side transactions; working capital assistance; merger integration; and tax structuring.

The M&A Advisor Awards honor excellence in deal-making. An independent body of industry experts judged the awards, and winners were announced at the 14th Annual M&A Awards Gala at the New York Athletic Club in New York City Nov. 17.

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About RSM US LLP
RSM’s purpose is to deliver the power of being understood to our clients, colleagues and communities through world-class audit, tax and consulting services focused on middle market businesses. The clients we serve are the engine of global commerce and economic growth, and we are focused on developing leading professionals and services to meet their evolving needs in today’s ever-changing business environment.

RSM US LLP is the U.S. member of RSM International, a global network of independent, audit, tax and consulting firms with more than 41,000 people in over 120 countries. For more information, visit rsmus.com, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and/or connect with us on LinkedIn.

RSM Canada LLP provides public accounting services and is the Canadian member firm of RSM International, a global network of independent audit, tax and consulting firms with more than 41,400 people in over 120 countries. RSM Canada Consulting LP provides consulting services and is an affiliate of RSM US LLP, a member firm of RSM International.  For more information visit rsmcanada.com, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and/or connect with us on LinkedIn.