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Deal Advisory

Creating value in every transaction.

Comprehensive deal advisory services that accelerate business growth

A successful deal can yield enormous value—but there are risks. Cross-border transactions, evolving regulations, changes in market conditions, complicated accounting principles, and increased scrutiny only add to the complexity.

At BDO, we help clients achieve their goals though comprehensive, well-executed advisory services. Our advisory professionals have the knowledge, network, and experience to help private or public companies navigate complex deals. Through a holistic approach, we collaborate with clients to deploy tailored solutions that never lose sight of the big picture.

M&A and Capital Markets select closed deals

Supporting successful transactions across a variety of industries.

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Are you interested in buying a business?

Our questionnaire is a good place to start.

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Featured insights and offerings for Deal Advisory

Resources to support your business

Guide to selling your business

The decision to sell your business is one of the biggest—and perhaps most difficult—decisions of your life, and the steps to a successful sale can feel overwhelming. The earlier you start preparing, the better. Our guide can help.

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Exit strategies for business owners

There’s a lot to consider when it comes to selling your business, from different exit strategies to various types of buyers. Our infographic helps bring clarity.

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Know your worth: how to value a business

Truly understanding the worth of your business requires going much deeper than anecdotal deal information or gut instinct. Obtaining a formal valuation is key to thriving in today's changing market.

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Our Deal Advisory services are in your industry

Applying innovation—including data analytics, machine learning, and robotics—to help your manufacturing business prioritize and tackle the demanding challenges and key concerns.

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

Guidance and strategies that help your healthcare business expand, adapt to changing demands, and improve operations in spite of the massive challenges facing your industry.

Helping your business meet high consumer expectations and growing demands for convenience while still reducing costs and boosting profit.

Reliable information and guidance to manage evolving regulations, new business models, and emerging technology trends to stay ahead of the curve.

Other services you may be looking for

The lean finance departments of today require external support, knowledge, and experience. Whether it's investors, management, or auditors who need accurate financial reporting to make informed decisions, BDO's Accounting Advisory professionals communicate the facts that matter and why they matter, simply and clearly.

When your business faces defining moments including business transformations, periods of growth, navigating recovery, and M&A transactions, significant value is at stake. We can provide engaged and hands-on professionals to help improve your value and guide you through the triggers of value creation—from revenue decline to market disruptions.

Whether you are pursuing growth, selling the business, or complying with regulatory requirements, a proper business valuation is a critical consideration. Your business needs guidance that comes with deep expertise in business valuations, models, and opinions. BDO's team of Chartered Business Valuators (CBVs) provide exceptional service to the full spectrum of industries, businesses sizes, and valuation complexity, bringing in resources from our global accounting and consulting network when required.

Our Tax teams advise clients on complex tax matters in Canada and abroad. Drawing on deep experience, we help clients meet regulatory obligations, reduce tax burdens, and navigate complex regulations around the world.

Our Deal 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

Modernize the way you run and manage your business to be relevant in today’s digital world.

Evolve, automate & transform

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

Exit, transition & sell

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