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Private Equity In The Manufacturing Sector

More companies are looking to achieve more with less and optimize productivity.  At the same time, new technologies and automation are opening the door for innovation in manufacturing facilities across industries,enabling faster, smarter production. Learn more about how private equity is playing a role in these changes.

Recent Court Decision Has Implications for Members of a Fund Management Company

Private equity funds typically utilize a limited liability company (LLC), treated as a partnership for tax purposes, to provide management services to the main fund entity. Members of the management entity oftentimes receive compensation in the form of guaranteed payments along with a distributive share of net operating income […]

Cyber Risks Intensified Within the Private Equity Industry

The WannaCry ransomware attack of 2017 might be remembered as the attack that changed everything. The largest attack of its kind, WannaCry affected more than 75,000 organizations in more than 150 countries. This scale and scope made people across the globe realize that no one is immune to cyber […]

Buying a business? What You Need to Know!

When considering the purchase of an existing business, there can be many advantages, such as economies of scale, growth potential and cultural and corporate synergies. These are all great reasons to consider such a transaction.  However, many people don’t take time to consider the many pitfalls that could derail […]

Selling Your Business? Things You Should Know!

Would you ever try to sell your house before fixing the worn out floorboards, sprucing up the landscaping and applying a fresh coat of paint? Nor should you approach selling your company without first making the proper preparations. The following simple steps can enhance the value of your company […]

Thrive Video Series: Corporate Advisory Services

The Thrive video series this month spotlights Corporate Advisory Services. Jim Key, Floyd Holliman, Paul Perry, Hanny Akl, Michelle Parks and Bryan Hirsch display the depth and breadth of our Corporate Advisory solutions.

With everything from State and Local Tax, Risk and Compliance, and Transaction Advisory to Business Valuation and Litigation Support, […]

Hanny Akl Earns CEPA Designation

Warren Averett, LLC, Certified Public Accountants and Advisors, is pleased to announce that Hanny Akl, Member and Transaction Advisory Services Practice Leader, recently earned the Certified Exit Planning Advisor (CEPA) Designation.To earn this designation, Akl completed an intensive executive style MBA program involving approximately 100 hours of pre-course study, […]

Three Ways to Control Increases in Health Insurance Premium Increases

In today’s environment, most employers are dealing with health insurance coverage issues – costs incurred by their company and costs borne by employees.  At annual renewal of the health insurance coverage policy, some employers are faced with dramatic increases in premiums. While not optimal, below are three ways that […]

Warren Averett Recognized As One Of The Nation’s Largest Accounting Firms

Warren Averett, LLC, a top national CPA and advisory firm, is recognized as the 27th largest accounting firm in the U.S. on Inside Public Accounting’s 2014 Top 100 ranking. The annual industry ranking is based on revenue growth.

“Our focus has been to enhance our ability to deliver high-quality, valued […]

CNBC Names Warren Averett Asset Management A Top 25 Fee-Only Wealth Management Firm

Warren Averett Asset Management, LLC is ranked as one of the Top 25 Fee-Only Wealth Management Firms in the country, according to CNBC’s inaugural list. The CNBC Digital team recognized Warren Averett Asset Management as the 24th firm among the Top 100 Fee-Only Firms in the nation. is the […]