Apple Growth Partners

quality of earnings

AGP Advisory: Understanding and Managing the Adjustments

By Brandon Frederics, CPA | AGP Advisory, Leader Our journey thus far has taken us through understanding what a quality of earnings (QofE) entails, how we define and assess the “quality” within earnings, and our work around the earnings and Net Working Capital (NWC). This leads us into the next topic that helps bring these projects all together—the adjustments. Let’s define the typical adjustments we …

AGP Advisory: Understanding and Managing the Adjustments Read More »

AGP Advisory: Rolling Up the Sleeves – Earnings and Net Working Capital (NWC)

By Brandon Frederics, CPA | AGP Advisory, Leader In our third installment of this series, we want to get into the interworking of sound financial due diligence. We have already explained what high quality of earnings (QofE) can do, but what does a financial due diligence process look like for isolating and assessing earnings? All projects should focus on three key elements in this area  …

AGP Advisory: Rolling Up the Sleeves – Earnings and Net Working Capital (NWC) Read More »

AGP Advisory: Defining the Quality Within Earnings

By Brandon Fredericks, CPA | AGP Advisory, Leader In this part, I want our discussion to get right to the heart of the main cornerstone of any transaction—the earning capabilities of an organization. Regardless if you are looking to acquire a business or ready to sell, all conversations will lead back to earnings. Therefore, the ability to approach a …

AGP Advisory: Defining the Quality Within Earnings Read More »

AGP Advisory: Financial Due Diligence is Just as Important

By Brandon Fredericks, CPA | AGP Advisory, Leader Our series has touched on many important topics through the financial due diligence process. As we think of the “typical” due diligence process, we sometimes get locked into this preconceived notion that due diligence only being after a qualified buyer is identified, after a letter of intent is signed, after …

AGP Advisory: Financial Due Diligence is Just as Important Read More »

AGP Advisory: A Quality of Earnings (QofE) is Not an Audit

By Brandon Frederics, CPA | AGP Advisory, Leader Welcome to our series on financial due diligence. Over the next several segments, we would like to provide you with key aspects within the financial due diligence process, and how you can better prepare yourself, and business, for a transaction.  The financial due diligence process is comprised of many parts, the focus being centered around the quality of …

AGP Advisory: A Quality of Earnings (QofE) is Not an Audit Read More »

Quality of Earnings: A Valuable Tool When Buying or Selling a Business

By Randy Misch, CPA | Principal, Audit & Assurance Net income doesn’t tell the whole story. Even a company with a large net income can be a bad investment due to a negative cash flow or other potential issues. In order to determine if acquisition makes sense for everyone involved, both sides need to review …

Quality of Earnings: A Valuable Tool When Buying or Selling a Business Read More »