David Cho
Senior Director
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10+ years of experience
Led or participated in 100+ transactions with deal values up to $6 billion
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David Cho is a Senior Director with Alvarez & Marsal’s Transaction Advisory Group in Chicago. He specializes in accounting and financial due diligence assistance for strategic and financial buyers and sellers in a variety of industries including manufacturing, distribution, software and technology, consumer products, and professional services.

With more than 10 years of experience, Mr. Cho has led or participated in over 100 transactions with deal values up to $6 billion. His experience includes providing financial and operational transactional support advising on normalized recurring EBITDA, financial forecasts, cash flows, and purchase price adjustment mechanisms. In addition, he has significant experience with carve-out transactions on the buy-side and sell-side as well as cross-border transactions involving target companies located in China, India, Europe, and Latin America.

Prior to joining A&M, Mr. Cho was a Director in the Transaction Services practice at KPMG LLP, where he was responsible for the delivery of cross functional due diligence support for corporations and middle market private equity funds. While at KPMG, he completed a secondment in the Shanghai office, assisting multi-national corporations to evaluate investment opportunities in mainland China. Prior to that, he was a Manager of Financial Planning and Analysis at a $1 billion private equity held equipment manufacturer and a Senior Auditor at Deloitte & Touche LLP.

Mr. Cho earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Carleton College, and a dual masters degree in accounting and business administration from Northeastern University, where he was a member of the Beta Gamma Sigma honor society. He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in Illinois, a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), and a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) with memberships at the CFA Institute and CFA Society of Chicago.


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