Merging with or acquiring another company is one of the best ways to grow rapidly. But you’ve got to weigh the potential advantages against the risks of such a move. An acquisition might enable your business to expand into new geographic areas or seize new customer segments. But it’s a costly process that can even spell doom for a company that overextends itself financially. To reduce risk, you’ll need to perform thorough due diligence on your merger partner or acquisition target. Doing so includes a careful examination of its financial statements. We can help you with the exploratory process and identify the tax implications of any prospective deal.