BREAKING NEWS

Announcing our new Cyber Technology Group

We are excited to announce our new practice area, BMF Cyber Technology Group. This new service line will offer a package of high-level IT, network and cybersecurity solutions, and a unique component of IT executive coaching.

Steve C. Swann

CPA/ABV, CFE

Office

3421 Ridgewood Road, Suite 300

Akron, OH 44333


330.255.2417
330.762.3108

About Steve

Industry & Service Expertise

Articles

Steve is a partner within BMF’s Transaction Advisory Services Group conducting engagements for buyers and investors from private equity groups, public companies, development groups and subordinated debt lenders. Steve also provides business valuation and litigation support services for the legal profession and other business entities.

Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
  • Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV)

Specializations

  • Transaction advisory services – extensive experience conducting financial due diligence including, but not limited to, quality of earnings analysis, quality of assets analysis, financial modeling and projection evaluations, purchase price and working capital adjustments.
  • Financial advisory services – extensive experience preparing integrated and complex financial projections for various business purposes, such as the following: evaluating acquisition targets and impact of synergies; return on investment analysis; and, evaluating business performance by location, segment, and/or business line.
  • Business valuation analysis – estate and gift tax, bankruptcy cases, family law, GAAP financial reporting, and M&A related valuations.
  • Litigation / forensic accounting services – shareholder disputes, lost profits analysis, misappropriation of assets, and bankruptcy cases.

Awards and Accolades

Education

Professional and Civic Memberships

Optimizing Capital Structure and the Level of Debt Assumption

Notwithstanding purely theoretical arguments that investors should be indifferent to capital structure, in practice the relative combination of debt and equity capital utilized in calculating the weighted average cost of capital (WACC) can have a material impact on a. Read More >>

The Buy-Side Evaluation of Net Working Capital

as seen in Crain’s Cleveland Business, Jan. 21, 2019 In a business acquisition, the buyer should receive sufficient net working capital (“NWC”) to operate the business in its ordinary course. The assessment and negotiation of NWC is important; however,. Read More >>

Efficiency: A Seller’s Best Sales Pitch

  Business sellers are always well advised to highlight their strengths when marketing their company to prospective buyers — such as experienced management, distinctive products or a strong brand. However, one potential key value driver that’s often overlooked is. Read More >>

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