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BMF Named a 2019 All-Star in Niche Specialization

BMF has been named to INSIDE Public Accounting’s (IPA)2019 All-Stars Specialized Niche Firms for our significant and robust niche practice.

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

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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

Sell-Side Strategies: Preparing Your Business for Sale

As seen in Crain’s Cleveland ACG Corporate Growth & M&A edition, January 2020 There are a myriad of diligence issues that can adversely impact purchase price and sometimes kill the deal. While there is no absolute on completely avoiding. Read More >>

Avoiding and Resolving Post-Acquisition Disputes

Sometimes mergers and acquisitions don’t meet the expectations of the buyer and/or seller for a variety of reasons. In some cases, forecasted results contain unrealistic synergies or cost savings. In other cases, misrepresentations are made regarding the Company’s historical. Read More >>

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 >>

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