KROST offers a comprehensive suite of buy-side services tailored to meet the unique needs of fund managers and investors. Our team provides dedicated support throughout the Mergers & Acquisitions transaction process, from deal sourcing and quality of earnings reports to valuations, tax planning, and transaction structuring. We leverage our industry knowledge and experience to empower investors to make informed investment decisions and optimize their portfolio strategies.

M&A - Buy-Side Solutions - Acquisitions


The KROST buy-side team focuses on delivering a wide range of services tailored to our clients’ specific needs. We offer a customized and systematic search process, leveraging our extensive network of industry contacts and leading industry databases and software solutions to facilitate the search for acquisition targets.

KROST’s comprehensive due diligence services and quality of earnings reports provide valuable insights for investors and their advisors by evaluating the target’s financial, operational, and commercial capabilities to reveal hidden opportunities and risks. Our team also develops comprehensive financial models and employs robust valuation methodologies aimed at maximizing investment returns.

In addition, our experts provide guidance in structuring transactions to optimize financial returns, manage risks, and advise on deal structures, tax consequences, financing options, and negotiation strategies.

Our support extends beyond the investment stage as we collaborate with fund managers to maximize value creation in their portfolios. We provide post-transaction tax and accounting advisory services, offer operational optimization strategies, and implement enhancement initiatives to drive growth, operational efficiency, and profitability.

KROST is committed to client success, offering customized support to fund managers and investors throughout the transaction process with our comprehensive suite of services.

To learn more about our M&A and Capital Markets services & Buy-Side Solutions, contact us today to set up an appointment.

Join us for our upcoming webinar – “The Biggest Misconceptions of Selling a Business”

Thursday, April 25th at 10:00am – 11:00am

Paren Knadjian and Tyson McLaws will be discussing the common misconceptions and misunderstandings that owners and managers have about selling a private business. With a history of over 300 successful buy and sell-side transactions valued at over $3.5 billion, the KROST M&A and Capital Markets team will review the different types of buyers, strategies to prepare for a sale, processes that objectively produce better results, and the current state of the Mergers & Acquisitions markets in the U.S. The webinar will also include a live Q&A session.

Don’t miss out on this informative session! Stay tuned for more information and future updates!

About the Experts

Paren Knadjian, PrincipalParen Knadjian
Mergers & Acquisitions, Technology
Paren Knadjian is the Principal of the M&A and Capital Markets group at KROST. He comes with over 20 years of experience in mergers and acquisitions as well as equity and debt financings. In that time, Paren has successfully completed over 300 M&A and Capital Markets transactions worth over $3.5 billion, acting as both a buy-side and sell-side advisor. » Full Bio

Jeff KaminJeff Kamin, CPA, Senior Manager
Mergers & Acquisitions, Accounting, Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC)
Jeff Kamin is a Senior Manager in the M&A and Capital Markets department at KROST. He has been with the firm since June 2014 and has been in public accounting for over 15 years. Jeff focuses on M&A advisory and due diligence for Sell-Side and Buy-Side transactions, as well as non-transactional work primarily related to quality of earnings and valuation services. » Full Bio

Tyson McLaws, Manager
Mergers & Acquisitions
Tyson McLaws is a Manager in the M&A and Capital Markets group at KROST. He focuses on M&A advisory for buy-side and sell-side transactions, as well as debt and equity financing, across a range of industries. His areas of expertise include financial analysis, valuation, financial modeling, and financial reporting. » Full Bio