Global Deal Advisory
Ironsides is an M&A advisory firm focused exclusively on providing transaction services including financial and accounting due diligence, tax due diligence and structuring, and integration services for both private equity and corporate clients
WHO WE ARE
Ironsides is an M&A advisory firm focused exclusively on providing transaction services including financial and accounting due diligence, tax due diligence and structuring, and integration services for both private equity and corporate clients. Our guiding principles are forged in our professionals’ shared intangible characteristics of Integrity, Intellectual curiosity, and Initiative, internalized at Ironsides as our 3-I® culture.
Our team consists of veteran Big Four professionals with extensive deal experience in myriad industries, including manufacturing, distribution, and retail; business services; technology, media and telecom; and energy and chemicals.
Ironsides Advisory was founded by John Brumlik, who spent more than a decade as a Deal Advisory partner at KPMG. Prior to his tenure at KPMG, Mr. Brumlik worked as an investment professional in private equity as well as in finance and corporate development roles for a multinational semiconductor manufacturer and a Fortune 500 energy conglomerate. He is a proud veteran of the United States Army, where he served as a tank officer in the 1st Armored Division (“Old Ironsides”) during Operation Desert Storm. Mr. Brumlik earned a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and an M.B.A. in Finance from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.
WHAT WE DO
For both buy-side and sell-side engagements, our experienced teams will perform a thorough analysis of financial and operational information to provide respective buyers and sellers with a nuanced understanding of revenue drivers, cost structure, working capital, and debt, enabling our clients to develop a deep level of comfort around the opportunities and risks on cash flow streams.
We are proudly partnered with Andersen Global to provide worldwide tax consulting for our clients.
Our professionals work directly with your management team to identify opportunities and risks associated with merger integration and carve-outs, including synergy assessments, Day One and 100 Day Plans, and disciplined cadence for implementation of a success plan designed to achieve your investment thesis and projections.
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Santa Monica, CA 90401