He brings 20 years of business experience, Mr. Farrell assists clients in every phase of a transaction, both on the buy-side and sell-side. He brings extensive experience in analyzing an acquisition target’s quality of earnings and net assets, working capital requirements, cash flow projections and key business drivers. He also assists clients with the drafting of purchase and sale agreements, purchase price adjustment mechanisms and the determination of post-transaction reporting requirements.
Mr. Farrell’s experience spans a wide variety of industries, including manufacturing, consumer products, technology, media, retail, business services and financial services. He has advised on a number of different types of transactions including platform investments, add-on acquisitions, leveraged recapitalizations, carve-outs, PIPEs, minority investments / joint ventures and divestitures. Mr. Farrell also has significant experience leading international transactions.
Prior to joining A&M, Mr. Farrell was a Partner with the transaction services practice of KPMG, where he assisted in significantly expanding the practice between 1998 and 2009. He began his career with KPMG's audit practice in 1993.
Mr. Farrell earned a bachelor's degree in accountancy from Providence College. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensed in the state of Massachusetts, and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).
NOTE: Alvarez & Marsal employs CPAs but is not a licensed CPA firm.