Walter & Shuffain - Certified Public Accountants & Business Advisors

Due Diligence

Without understanding a business’s history, it's impossible to determine its current value and forecast future results. If you’re considering purchasing a business, consider calling in Walter & Shuffain.

The W&S due diligence team is comprised of expert accounting professionals skilled at analyzing quality of earnings and working capital requirements. With careful review of financial statements and on-site discussions with executive management, we’re able to quickly identify and understand potential deal breakers, value drivers and other areas of specific interest.

Our due diligence services include:

  • Assess quality of earnings, including: identification of overly aggressive accounting policies, assessment of the adequacy of judgmental accounts,  GAAP accounting and SEC reporting compliance
  • Analyze cash flows (working capital changes, capital expenditures, etc.)
  • Review on and off balance sheet assets and liabilities
  • Identify key business drivers, trends in profitability and significant concentrations of risk
  • Evaluate management's forecast
  • Conduct comprehensive discussions with management and their advisors
  • Perform both buy-side and sell-side due diligence

Contact us for more information about W&S’s due diligence services.