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BMF Named a Great Lakes Regional Leader

BMF has again been included on Accounting Today’s annual list of Top Firms in the Great Lakes region, which includes the states of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Wisconsin and Ohio.

Steve C. Swann

CPA/ABV, CFE

Office

3421 Ridgewood Road, Suite 300

Akron, OH 44333


330.255.2417
330.762.3108

About Steve

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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.

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.

Education

Certifications

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

Professional and Civic Memberships

Awards and Accolades

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Navigating Challenging Times: Protect Your Cash Flow

Social distancing. Remote workforces. Making payroll. Information overload. Running a business isn’t easy under ordinary circumstances, let alone during the unprecedented volatile economic environment driven by the COVID-19 crisis. We need to take care of each other and that. Read More >>

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 >>

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