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M&A 360

Outcome driven innovation



Analyzes and validates financial, operational and strategic assumptions to reveal acquisition opportunities, synergies, risks and costs.

Carve out

Reduces risks and cuts overall project costs by advising which business elements need to be separated in which way and at what point to realize full deal potential and break free of transition services agreements as quickly as possible.


Seamlessly combines many different business elements to maximize transition ease and synergy realization of an integration, along with addressing long-term optimization initiatives to capture the full synergy.


Drives process transformation and maximizes portfolio operations and financial performance to generate enterprise value creation.


Maximizes marketability and exit value, accelerates the exit process and identifies or mitigates risks that could adversely affect the valuation or salability.

Big picture

Driving value creation and preservation throughout the transaction life cycle by programmatically applying critical assets, innovative methodologies and industry expertise to help maximize operational performance and return on invested capital.

To help private equity firms navigate this complexity, the M&A360 approach brings to bear a solution methodology centered on delivering holistic enterprise value to address client issues and opportunities – removing both known and unknown obstacles.

A key component of M&A360 centers on the development of integrated, repeatable models for complex transactions—carve-outs and add-on acquisitions—and portfolio management roles that improve efficiency and effectiveness of functional processes by streamlining activities and leveraging automation, and create workforce capacity to focus on value-add and strategic growth.

“Successfully navigating in the current deal landscape is challenging—valutions remain high and there is increased competition for deals,” said Don Lipari, national practice leader – private equity services with RSM US LLP. “M&A360 helps us enhance our clients’ business strategy by uncovering their needs, removing outcome optimization inhibitors, and providing speed-positive, predictable, repeatable and effective results.”

RSM offers a fully comprehensive due diligence offering with more than 450 transaction advisory professionals who are thought leaders in the private equity and M&A space and specialize by industry. Industry-aligned audit, tax and consulting professionals understand the nuanced accounting, tax, technology and risk considerations by industry and sector. RSM has 1,500 private equity and venture capital client relationships and has been advising clients on M&A transactions for 15 years, completing 2,600 transactions in the last five years.

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