Duff & Phelps provides valuation and loss quantification related to post acquisition purchase price disputes.
Merger and acquisition purchase price issues arise in disputes between the seller and buyer and often concern accounting issues or alleged breaches of representations and warranties. Duff & Phelps’ Post-Acquisition Disputes professionals combine accounting, valuation, financial and fact-finding expertise with experience in litigation consulting (including expert testimony) as well as substantial experience in post-acquisition transactions. We work with counsel and their clients as a consultant and expert witness on cross-border and international commercial disputes.
In connection with M&A issues, Duff & Phelps operates in an independent and objective manner as a consultant, expert witness or neutral third-party arbitrator when jointly retained. Our team of highly qualified professionals includes CPAs, CFAs and CBVs with many holding advanced degrees.
M&A Purchase Price Disputes services include:
- Evaluation of working capital adjustments and earn-outs
- Overpayment of purchase price and related loss quantification
- Material adverse change provisions
- Balance sheet quantifications
- Financial statement misrepresentation