With more than 12 years of mergers and acquisition advisory and audit experience, Ms. Kirshner has experience in providing financial and accounting buy-side and sell-side due diligence for both private equity and strategic corporate buyers. Her focus includes developing a strong understanding of key drivers of the target company’s business to identify and report on key deal issues and risks (including business, regulatory and industry risks), quality of earnings, quality of assets, working capital analysis and consideration of off-balance sheet exposures.
Ms. Kirshner has developed a sought-after approach that can adapt to deals ranging from unsophisticated accounting teams/small business owners to targets with complex accounting in niche insurance sectors. She is recognized as an insurance deal expert among her clients and in the market space.
Prior to joining A&M, Ms. Kirshner was with PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP in New York, where she worked in the Transaction Advisory Group for three years and the Audit & Assurance practice for three years.
Ms. Kirshner earned her bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance (summa cum laude) from Ohio University. She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the state of New York.
NOTE: Alvarez & Marsal employs CPAs but is not a licensed CPA firm.