Topic: M&A Impacts - Deal Making During a Pandemic
-M&A Activity: 2020 Recap and 2021 Update
-Pandemic Impacts to the M&A Process
-Preparing a Business for Sale
-How an M&A Advisor Adds Value to Your Exit
-Corporate Development Buyer Considerations
Speaker: Don Bravaldo, President, Bravaldo Capital Advisors
Don founded Bravaldo Capital Advisors (BCA) in 2006 to provide full-service investment banking to middle market clients, a segment underserved by larger advisory firms. As managing partner, Don has led BCA through successful transactions across a wide variety of industries.
Prior to founding BCA, Don led the middle market group at a Southeastern M&A advisory firm and oversaw all North American mergers and acquisition activity for Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc., a large, publicly traded, consolidator of orthopedic and prosthetic service businesses. In these roles, Don administered all phases of the mergers and acquisition process, including identifying potential sell side opportunities, packaging businesses for sale, performing business valuations, extending and negotiating offers, conducting due diligence investigations, and managing the formal closing process.
Earlier in his career as an auditor with Bennett Thrasher & Co., P.C. and Arthur Andersen LLP, Don coordinated financial reporting engagements and provided business consulting services to clients throughout the Southeast in industries including construction, service, manufacturing, and healthcare.
Don is a member of the Georgia Society of CPAS and the American Institute of CPAs. He graduated cum laude with a BS in Accounting from Auburn University. Don is active in his church and enjoys golf, fishing and the outdoors