BDO is pleased to announce that Peter Matutat has recently joined the firm as a Partner with a specialization in emerging technology companies. With more than two decades of experience with public and private companies and the former National Emerging Company Practice Leader with PWC, Peter will play a strategic role on the BDO Technology Media and Telecommunications Industry team.
Peter brings extensive experience advising technology clients ranging from early stage development companies to publicly traded multinational enterprises. He is also a leading clean technology advisor. Peter worked in San Jose, California from 1999 to 2003 and is experienced with public offerings and public company reporting requirements in both Canada and the United States.
Peter is a hands-on advisor recognized for excellence in client service who leverages his deep experience in technology companies to provide value-add business advice.
Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) represent a broad array of disciplines, yet also share important commonalities.
For all disciplines, capital is paramount to fuel research and development and maintain a continuous focus on innovation. As well, attracting and retaining the right talent in competitive markets is crucial to achieving and maintaining the desired growth. The pace of innovation, across all TMT disciplines, and emergence of new technologies create new and exciting business opportunities. Finally, increasingly complex government regulations, financial reporting, and tax compliance requirements underscore these and other industry issues.
With detailed sector knowledge, market expertise, innovative services and international reach, our TMT group is dedicated to ensuring that your strategic objectives are given the same attention as daily operational demands. Members of BDO’s TMT practice, working across multiple specialty areas, understand the challenges and complexities you face:
- Globalization of markets
- Accessing capital
- Access to and retaining the right talent
- Optimizing innovation and intellectual property
- First-to-market and revenue growth
- Optimizing financial performance and capital structure
- Optimizing corporate value
- Optimize deal flow and strategic alliances
- Manage taxation
- Manage risk and regulation
Our global network provides a comprehensive array of integrated, value-added assurance, taxation, risk advisory, and consulting services to a broad range of organizations operating in the TMT sector. Our TMT practice brings a thorough understanding of issues facing the industry to offer insightful perspectives and advice.
Known for our entrepreneurial culture, BDO understands how your organization needs to think and act in order to be competitive. With our extensive national and international resources, we can scale our services to accommodate the rapid growth characteristic of successful TMT enterprises, from pre-profit stage start-ups and venture capital-backed enterprises to listed public companies, in the following sectors:
- Information technology
- Media and communications
Our TMT group offers many advisory services to help our clients sustain growth and plan for the future. We adopt a partner-led approach and work with our clients to develop strong, collaborative relationships, while providing commercial insights and practical advice.
We provide services to our TMT clients in the following areas:
Audit and assurance
- Assurance reports
- Financial reporting consultation - under both International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and Accounting Standards for Private Enterprises (ASPE)
- Succession and business transition
- Compensation plans
- Internal controls and governance
- Business valuations and purchase price allocation studies
- Valuation of intangible assets and intellectual property
- Commercial due diligence
- Financial management techniques and performance indicators
- Initial public offerings and go private transactions
- Litigation support
- Corporate finance
- Mergers, acquisitions and deal management
- Information systems implementation
BDO Is involved with TMT enterprises from pre-profit stage start-ups and venture capital-backed enterprises to listed public companies. We are actively involved in the community working with companies and industry associations to help support innovation and growth in the TMT sector.