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Transaction Advisory Services for Federal Government Contractors

July 25, 2022
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Cherry Bekaert provides guidance and support that helps our clients move forward to reach their organizational goals. We have a full service Transaction Advisory team dedicated to support Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) within the Government Contracting Industry.

Our team of Transaction Advisory professionals has assisted strategic and financial clients in all aspects of buy-side and sell-side due diligence from a financial, tax, IT,  cybersecurity, insurance and valuation perspective.

With more than 200 professionals located in the Washington D.C. Metro Area alone, and dozens more throughout heavily-concentrated government contracting markets across the U.S., Cherry Bekaert has extensively served the industry and its investors for over three decades.

Financial Diligence Focused on Government Contracts

For both buy-side and sell-side transactions, our Financial Due Diligence process focuses on the issues which matter most to ensuring transactions involving government contracts are successful.

  • Revenue and contract backlog information
  • Contract profitability trends
  • Rate variances, award fees, and DCAA audits
  • Changes in accounting practices or policies that could impact comparability in earnings or cash flows
  • Concentrations in contracts, customers and/or agencies
  • Contract mix of Full & Open (F&O) vs Set-aside contract base

Transaction Advisory Services for Government Contractors

A full range of advisory, accounting, tax and valuation experience is available to assist you in addressing both the financial and non-financial issues that arise before, during and after transactions. Our professionals can help guide you forward through the following services:

  • Financial Due Diligence
  • Working Capital Analysis
  • Tax Diligence and Structuring
  • IT and Cyber Diligence
  • Insurance Diligence
  • Valuation
  • Carve-Out Transactions
  • Financial Modeling
  • Post-Merger Integration

6x M&A Atlas Award Winner

  • USA Due Diligence & Valuation Firm of the Year (2022)
  • USA Due Diligence Advisor of the Year (2021)
  • USA Valuation Firm of the Year (2013, 2020)
  • USA Accounting & M&A Firm of the Year (2019)
  • USA Recapitalization Deal of the Year (2019)