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->Mergers and Acquisition
->Forensic /Fraud Examination
->Accounting & Reporting
AACO hold specialized competencies in merger and acquisition (M&A), advisory, transaction support, valuation and integration consulting services.
With the incredible advancement in business conditions over the last years, creating a niche for an organization in the competitive field of business has become more difficult than ever before. As the organization faces more and more complex challenges every day, it has become necessary to develop and maintain a systematized framework to discover every opportunity, manage potential risks and enhance work performance for the attainment of clear-cut goals, while ultimately contributing to the betterment and value of the entity.
Drawing on years of experience and a rich source of knowledge base, we provide our clients with unparalleled and exemplary services that have gained the trust of over a thousand business organizations, including some of the most recognized brands in the industrial world. We provide services that are specifically customized to meet the various needs of our clients. Our remarkable technical expertise serves as a platform for providing you with the right plan at the right time through an effective and consistent personal relationship with our clients and strategic management of business needs which promise low costs with minimum risks and enhanced profitability for the flourishing of your entity.
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Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) are transactions in which the ownership of companies, other business organizations, or their operating units are transferred or consolidated with other entities. As an aspect of strategic management, M&A can allow enterprises to grow or downsize, and change the nature of their business or competitive position.
A merger or acquisition can add considerable value to a business, but making sure that each stage of the transaction process—from valuation to negotiation and completion—is successful demands considerable experience and knowledge.
Our services are designed to help our clients reach their strategic goals by identifying and then implementing opportunities to merge with or acquire other businesses.
The global economy means that these opportunities can arise anywhere in the world. Our global reach means that we can provide services on the ground wherever they are needed.
Many drivers can affect a deal; from regulatory restrictions to tax issues. As the world’s largest professional services organization, we can call upon dedicated specialists to address any specific challenges that may arise.
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It is the investigation or exercise of care that a reasonable business or person is expected to take before entering into an agreement or contract with another party, or an act with a certain standard of care.
Properly undertaking due diligence investigations is a complex and time-consuming process that requires a great deal of training and experience. Many industry professionals undertake what they believe to be legitimate due diligence investigations by simply performing internet searches of names and phrases using internet search engines.
This produces unverified results that can be manipulated. They are also just as likely to produce fake news as anything else. That kind of shallow, ineffective investigation does not meet our standards.
Due Diligence investigations of counter-parties are essential for the success of any deal. They ensure clients comply with the law, and help to establish the basis for mutually beneficial business relationship. Knowing our customers is very important to us, so performing client due diligence for every transaction in which we are involved has the desired effect of protecting our clients and ourselves.
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Financial modeling refers to the building of mockups with variables and calculations that aim to emulate and explain a firm’s or a portfolio’s performance
Financial modeling translates a set of assumptions about a particular business event to a set of numerical projections. The model captures all the variables, and quantifies them to produce a mathematical interpretation of the business event on Excel spreadsheets.
In that way, financial analysts comprehend the event and can accurately estimate a firm’s future growth. Often, a financial model summarizes the findings, suggesting a required, or an alternative action. The most commonly used financial models are the capital asset pricing model (CAPM), the dividend discount model (DDM), the discounted cash flow model (DCF), and more sophisticated models such as the leveraged buyout model (LBO) and the merger & acquisition model (M&A).
An essential component to managing and leading a profitable business is the ability to accurately forecast and project cash flow. Whether computing simple projections or building robust financial modeling tools, our Business Advisory team has performed and developed numerous types of financial analyses and models for use in a wide range of applications and industries. These tools help our clients make informed decisions regarding capital expenditures, buying or selling a business or simply to better prepare for the future. Our team has the ability to customize and execute each project based on the clients specific needs and requirements. Examples include:
Cash Flow Modeling
Financial Model Review
IT Services IT services refers to the application of business and technical expertise to enable organizations in the creation, management and optimization of or access to information and business processes.
IT Audit Services
Our IT Audit service is an examination of the controls within an organization’s IT infrastructure. During the IT audit process, our Auditors evaluate the overall effectiveness of our client’s IT control environment to ensure these controls are properly configured to preserve the availability, confidentiality, and integrity of mission-critical systems and data.
The audit scope depends primarily on the size and scope of the client’s operation and the specific needs of the client. The project manager and auditors work directly with the client to ensure cost-effective and timely delivery of our auditing services.
IT General Controls Audit Service
Our IT General Controls Audit is an examination of the controls within an organization’s IT infrastructure. During the IT controls audit process, our IT Auditors collect and evaluate evidence of the client’s information systems controls, policies and procedures, and other related documentation to ensure the availability, confidentiality, and integrity of mission-critical systems and data. While the audit scope is constantly expanding and depends primarily on the size and scope of the client’s operation, our audit process analyzes following areas with respect to 1. Proactive/Protective Controls 2. Detective Controls 3. Reactive/Corrective Controls under the Audit Guidelines of Information System Audit and Control Association (ISACA)
Application System Review
Operating System Control Review
Network Control Review
IT General Controls
After completing the audit, our auditor provides a report that documents significant findings.
As the global landscape grows more complex and connected, companies are at threat of a sudden shock. It could be a corruption scandal that spreads globally, a data breach that shakes customer confidence, a dispute with a business partner threatening to erode value, or widespread fraud. With shock also comes opportunity. An incident managed well allows an organization to take on riskier opportunities with the knowledge that future threats will be spotted and addressed quickly. As each client has different challenges, we can help you prepare, respond and emerge stronger from crises and other unplanned events.
Prepare – We help our clients to prevent fraud, economic crime and disputes; saving your business from both financial and reputational damage.
Respond – Financial and reputational impacts of crises create huge risk to brand, people, relationships and the bottom line. We respond with speed and conviction to address these risks, preventing further damage.
Emerge stronger – A crisis managed well can allow businesses to develop immunity. We work with our clients to not only recover from current crises, but also enhance their ability to learn and improve after unplanned events.
Our team of Certified Fraud Examiners conducts investigative examinations of the financial information and records when there is a concern of fraudulent activity. Whether you are concerned about asset misappropriation, fraudulent financial reporting or employee corruption, we have the resources to quickly deploy when you need a rapid response
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A bookkeeping service offers a three-tiered approach to developing and maintaining your company’s overall financial processes and management. The first prong is created by the accounting software specialist. He or she creates your accounting data file so that it’s tailored to the specific needs of you and your business. He or she will ensure that you have access to the software and reports you need.
We offer bookkeeping services that include;
Maintaining books and records in accordance with the accounting framework
Preparing/ Reviewing accounting entries/ year-end entries
Converting trial balance to IFRS/ GAAP accounting principles
Analyzing the key differences between a foreign GAAP and GAAP
Designing/ Reviewing a GAAP conversion file
Providing tax accounting services
Preparing/ Reviewing the balance sheet and profit and loss account in the relevant Financial Statements management or statutory format
Preparing/ Reviewing notes to the Financial Statements
Consolidation of financial statements and enhancing clients’ consolidation processes to fully outsourcing their consolidation.