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Prepare Your Company For ESG Scrutiny In These Five Steps

Prepare Your Company For ESG Scrutiny In These Five Steps

By Marc Blythe and Sal Sarabosing, Jr. Investors are increasingly evaluating companies based on environmental, social and governance (ESG) metrics. ESG is a set of standards for company operations that helps investors make strategic and socially conscious decisions about where to put their money. Many investors are including ESG factors in the investment evaluation process …

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You've Successful Completed a SPAC Transaction – Now What? Five Key Things to Do Today

You’ve Successfully Completed a SPAC Transaction – Now What? Five Key Things to Do Today

By Marc Blythe, Dwayne Carey and Christopher Royalty In 2020, SPACs made up most of the growth in the U.S. IPO market compared with last year’s level. So far this year, SPACs have raised $111 billion from 362 counts (as of June 30, 2021), surpassing the record $13.6 billion raised in 2019 (from 59 IPOs).[1] …

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SPAC Deals: How to Prepare to Sell your Business and Go Public Simultaneously

SPAC Deals: How to Prepare to Sell Your Business and Go Public Simultaneously

Entrepreneurs and investors in privately held companies are seeing an unprecedented rush of Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (“SPAC”) deals. One can hardly open a business journal or access a business news website and avoid getting bombarded by information on yet another SPAC merger. Although SPACs have been around for almost 20 years, they hit an …

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Institute of Internal Auditors, Los Angeles Chapter

What Does the Future of Work Look Like Post-Pandemic? Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Panel Weighs In

By Jannies Burlingame   On December 9, 2020, the Institute of Internal Auditors, Los Angeles Chapter hosted a virtual holiday party, keynote speaker and panel discussion with our community partners: ISACA Los Angeles, Innovation Shipyard Alliance and ISC2 Los Angeles. These non-profit professional organizations have a combined history of over 130 years! The global audience …

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Four Steps To Facilitate An Efficient And Effective Company Audit

Four Steps To Facilitate An Efficient And Effective Company Audit

By Matt deMontesquiou and Marc Blythe Every audit requires dedicated time, precise coordination and extensive resources. Audit firms work with many clients and schedule their people and resources months in advance of the actual audit. If the company being audited isn’t ready at the designated time, an audit firm’s resources may not be available. This …

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SPAC Deals: How to Prepare to Sell your Business and Go Public Simultaneously

14 Pro Strategies To Brace Your Business For Economic Downturns

In the last few months, the pandemic has created a volatile and challenging economy. Several small businesses have been forced to shut down due to severely curtailed sales and crashing revenue. Meanwhile, businesses that have survived are looking ahead to be better prepared for the next downturn. To this end, 14 industry experts from Forbes …

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Key Considerations For M&A Transactions During COVID-19

Key Considerations For M&A Transactions During COVID

Key Considerations For M&A Transactions by Dimitri Sayegh, Kevin Pacourek and Marc Blythe The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically changed the business environment, presenting a challenge for mergers and acquisitions. Historical company performance used to be one of the principal bases of due diligence, but the impacts of the pandemic has made it even more difficult …

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Dimitri Sayegh, CPA

Anticipating Increased M&A Activity, BGA Adds EY Partner

Blythe Global Advisors (BGA) is pleased to announce that Dimitri Sayegh is taking on a new role with the BlytheTeam as Transaction Services Leader. Dimitri and Kevin Pacourek are joining forces to focus on expanding the M&A team. Dimitri is an expert on mergers and acquisitions, value creation, organizational design, restructurings and reorganizations. He has …

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Employee health and safety is the top priority for businesses starting to re-open after COVID-19 quarantine

Let’s Get Back to Work – Returning to the Workplace after the COVID-19 Quarantine

Californians have been staying home since the statewide stay-at-home order issued on March 19, 2020. As our economy is starting to gradually re-open after the nationwide COVID-19 quarantine, employee health and safety has become a top priority for businesses. Companies are bringing together their department leaders to develop plans for employees to return to work. …

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Reasons to Stay on Track with SOX/Internal Audit Controls During COVID-19

Reasons to Stay on Track with SOX/Internal Audit Controls During COVID-19

by Marc Blythe and Sal Sarabosing Imagine being the captain of a vessel navigating uncharted waters,when you’re suddenly hit with an unexpected storm. Would your first instinct beto throw equipment overboard to trim weight? Or would you maintainthe navigational assets and structural integritywhile weathering the storm? Similar to the uncharted waters and waves of uncertainty, the COVID-19 …

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Four Surprising Business Observations During COVID-19 – What We’re Seeing Now

Nearly all businesses in the U.S. have been impacted, either directly or indirectly, by the COVID-19 pandemic. Airlines, hotels, restaurants, salons, retailers and more are all struggling to stay in business, leaving countless workers unemployed. However, some companies have been more fortunate, with some seeing unexpected growth during this challenging time. We asked ourselves, why …

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Matthew deMontesquoiu

Blythe Announces deMontesquiou Promotion to Accounting Advisory Services Partner

It’s my great pleasure to announce that Blythe Global Advisors (BGA) has promoted Matthew deMontesquiou to Partner in charge of Accounting Advisory Services. He has been with BGA for over six years and is an exceptional addition to our leadership team. Matt brings a unique perspective to the Accounting Advisory Services Group due to the …

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