Global M&A activity saw an increase in 2017. We are fortunate to members of MSI Global Alliance. Through this association we can provide our clients access to 250 law and accounting firms around the world. Our member firms are actively working in advising businesses on both sides of the transactions. Here is the latest M&A newsletter from our association. (more…)
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We have had the busiest year in our firm’s history performing Quality of Earnings (Q of E) services. We have worked for Private Equity Firms, Search Funds, sellers, and businesses looking to raise capital. Certainly, the level of activity in the market has increased. In addition to that I think that the market is favoring the segment we work in- Middle Market. Until last year most buyers demanded 2-3 years of audited financials before considering a target. (more…)
We want to congratulate Mike Robertson of Altalink Capital and Housatonic Partners for successfully completing their strategic investment in Efficient Forms. We were engaged to perform the Quality of Earnings for this project. Our engagement team consisted of Katja Schaper, Erick Diaz, Jenna Okimoto, Lyn Dahl and Gaurav Malhotra. (more…)
Lucas Horsfall Employee Golf Tournament
Years before he worked with some of the tallest athletes in pro sports as owner of the Sacramento Kings NBA franchise, Jim Thomas helped develop the then-tallest building in Los Angeles, the Library Tower. (more…)
As we get ready for the 2017 filing season there is hope that next year will be better. Generally for 2016 tax year returns the due dates for partnership returns were accelerated and due dates for C-Corporations pushed back. As partnerships became more complex, more and more taxpayers filed extensions while they waited to the K-1 forms to arrive. (more…)
Beneath all that cement, a 51-mile river is waiting to flow through the heart of Los Angeles. As part of our quarterly Breakfast Roundtable sessions, on Nov. 9, 2016 we invited Eli Kaufman to inform our invited guests about the hopeful future of the L.A. River. (more…)