Private equity

Deep specialization at every stage

Achieving the returns your investors demand requires precise execution. From sourcing and evaluating investment opportunities to implementing growth and integration strategies, Crowe private equity consultants can provide highly specialized expertise throughout the life of your investment.

Our private equity practice

  • Top-10 public accounting, consulting, and technology firm
  • 34 offices across the U.S. 
  • Crowe Global network member firms in more than 130 countries 
  • More than 400 PE clients 
  • Five of our top 25 clients are PE groups 
  • PE focus for more than 25 years
  • PE client base with a combined total fund size of nearly $200 billion

Clear vision and deep industry expertise

Specialists from Crowe’s private equity practice as well as other Crowe industry specialists work together seamlessly to provide deep insights into the issues and challenges impacting your investments.

Helping private equity groups create lasting value at any stage of the investment life cycle

Helping private equity groups create lasting value at any stage of the investment life cycle

Whether you are preparing to buy, integrate an add-on, or exit an investment, Crowe has the breadth of services and depth of expertise to work with you at any stage of your investment life cycle. 

  1. M&A strategy execution: Buy-side due diligence (financial, tax, IT, HR, and operations), and valuations
  2. Post-close integration and execution: Audit, tax (federal, state, and international), IT strategy road maps, post-merger integration, and accounting consultation
  3. Portfolio optimization: Cybersecurity, EBITDA/performance improvement, ERP selections and implementations, tax credits and incentives, working capital optimization
  4. Realization: Sell-side due diligence, tax optimization strategies and structuring advice, valuations, and IPO readiness

Fund services

Crowe provides services to help your organization address audit and tax compliance needs at the fund level or address risk management or corporate governance issues that might be required for limited partners.

Focused services with innovative technology

Connecting deep industry experience and specialized knowledge with innovative technology, Crowe professionals provide focused services in five broad areas:
Audit services

Including financial statement audits, benefit plan audits, specialized audits, fund and portfolio audits, along with financial reporting and accounting advisory services

Tax services

Including state and local, federal, and international tax, as well as private client services, compliance outsourcing and technology, and benefit plan consulting and compliance

Advisory services

Including conflict minerals compliance, forensic technology and investigation, M&A services, operational improvement, IT advisory, strategic sourcing, valuation services, restructuring, and bankruptcy and insolvency services

Consulting services

We offer specialized consulting for your corner of your industry. Our insights, technologies, and methodologies are crafted out of the specific challenges you face. Explore our risk consulting and industry consulting services.

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John Kurkowski
Managing Partner, Private Equity Services