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Financial Advisory Services

Customized, data-driven solutions throughout the business lifecycle.

Grow, protect, and exit your business with trusted partners

BDO’s team of leading financial advisory professionals draw on deep knowledge of industry issues, market dynamics, and regulations to provide tailored guidance to businesses—from mid-market to enterprise.

Our financial advisory teams use best-in-market tools to help clients achieve their strategic objectives based on data-driven results and actionable insights. We collaborate to create integrated solutions for each stage of the business lifecycle, from building long-term value and improving profitability to meeting compliance needs to detecting fraud and corruption to exit and turnaround strategies, and more.

Financial Advisory Services throughout the business lifecycle

  • Business plans
  • Capital advisory
  • Valuations
  • Risk advisory

  • Business interruption
  • Fraud, anti-money laundering, and corruption
  • Governance and internal controls
  • Financial modelling
  • Valuations
  • M&A (buy-side)
  • Strategic value creation & analytics 

  • Valuations
  • M&A (buy/sell)
  • Strategic value creation & analytics
  • Business restructuring and turnaround

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Our Financial Advisory Services are in your industry

Solutions to address key challenges and complex issues—including labour shortages, government regulation, and economic volatility—to help you stay competitive.

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Supporting the complex governance, risk, and compliance needs of your financial services business so you can focus on your bottom line.

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Targeted solutions in key areas such as tax, R&D investment, and financial reporting to help you meet customer expectations in this ever-evolving market.

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Our Financial Advisory Services support the stage your business is in

Growth strategies designed to match your business model, your goals, and your expectations.

Grow, expand & acquire

Maximize efficiency and performance of existing systems, processes, and people for greater financial growth.

Perform, assess & optimize

Secure your most important assets through critical, preventative, and corrective measures.

Secure, protect & investigate

Seamlessly transition your enterprise through three critical stages: succession planning, valuation optimization, and a strategic transaction.

Exit, transition & sell

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