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Patrick McAuley




Executive summary


Patrick is a Principal within our Transaction Advisory Services practice. He has developed extensive transaction experience serving as an adviser to publicly traded companies, private equity firms and privately held businesses. He has been involved in hundreds of transactions providing either buy-side or sell-side advisory. Patrick has significant M&A experience across many industries, with extensive experience in the transportation & logistics industry. Previously, he was a member of our Audit practice serving a wide range of clients, both public and private. Prior to his experience at Grant Thornton, he was in the Audit practice of a Big 4 firm.

Patrick’s specific advisory activities include quality of earnings analyses; cash flow; identifying revenue sources and profitability drivers; examining operating cost structure and sustainability factors; reviewing quality and realization of assets and liabilities; identifying working capital requirements and negotiating positions; post-close working capital verification and adjustment mechanisms. He has advised on different types of transactions including standalone platforms; carve-outs, product line or facility; mergers and industry consolidations.



Professional qualifications and memberships

  • Certified Public Accountant (NC)



  • BSBA, Honors Accounting and Finance, The Ohio State University

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