Richard Sober
Managing Director
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16+ years of experience counseling clients on all aspects of accounting and transactions
Leads buy-side and sell-side transactions for private equity and corporate clients
Focuses on healthcare transactions with deep expertise in home health, hospice, acute care, hospital, dental practices, long-term care, managed care, physician practice management and nurse staffing companies
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Richard Sober is a Managing Director with Alvarez & Marsal’s Transaction Advisory Group in Atlanta. With more than 16 years of experience, he specializes in counseling his clients on all aspects of accounting and transactions. Mr. Sober has led and participated in numerous buy-side and sell-side transactions for both private equity and corporate clients.

For the past 13 years, Mr. Sober has focused on healthcare transactions and brings deep expertise in home health, hospice, acute care, hospital, dental practices, long-term care, managed care, physician practice management and nurse staffing companies.  Additionally, he has diverse experience in complex carve-out, public-to-private deals and sell-side transactions.  Mr. Sober has also led and participated in diligence projects in the manufacturing, consumer products and telecommunications industries.

Mr. Sober provides expert advice throughout the transaction lifecycle, assessing quality of earnings and key business and earnings drivers, as well as accounting and reporting requirements related to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).  He critiques financial models and purchase agreements, and reviews the financial performance of target companies to identify potential operating efficiencies.  Mr. Sober has worked with management teams of private equity-backed portfolio companies to complete numerous add-on acquisitions and platform investments.

Before joining A&M, Mr. Sober was a Senior Manager with the transaction advisory services practice of Ernst & Young in Atlanta.  In this role, he led financial due diligence projects for large and middle market private equity clients with investments in healthcare and corporate healthcare acquirers.

Mr. Sober earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting with a minor in economics and a master’s degree in accounting from the Fisher School of Accounting at the University of Florida.  He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Georgia.

NOTE: Alvarez & Marsal employs CPAs but is not a licensed CPA firm.