He has led or participated in over 230 due diligence projects spanning a variety of industries including consumer products, distribution, retail, manufacturing, business services, and health care. He has directed numerous integrated transaction services engagements in both buy-side and sell-side situations and has significant experience supporting clients on complex cross-border transactions.
Representative clients include: CHS Capital, Baird Capital Partners, American Securities, Catterton Partners, and Waud Capital Partners.
Mr. Lowrie ‘s transaction advisory functional focus areas include: critical analysis of quality of earnings, quality of net assets, and working capital requirements, identification of growth and profitability drivers, assessment of the applicability of financial and accounting components of acquisition and financing agreements, and verification and analysis of post-closing adjustment mechanisms. He also routinely leads financial analysis of management projection models, synergy evaluations, carve-out considerations, and cost savings determinations.
Before joining A&M, he was a partner with the transaction advisory services practice of Ernst & Young in Chicago, leading financial due diligence projects primarily for middle-market private equity clients. There, he also provided audit services to various public and private companies in the manufacturing, business services, and real estate industries in both Chicago and Indianapolis.
Mr. Lowrie earned a bachelor's degree in business with a concentration in finance and accounting from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensed in the State of Illinois.
He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Illinois CPA Society.
NOTE: Alvarez & Marsal employs CPAs but is not a licensed CPA firm.