QoE Reports - Minneapolis (MN)

When it comes to buying or selling a Minneapolis or Minnesota business, ensuring the integrity of financial and non-financial information is crucial. At Schneider Downs, our experienced professionals specialize in providing comprehensive quality of earnings (QofE) and due diligence assessments for mergers, acquisitions and divestitures. With our swift, precise, and discreet approach, we help buyers, sellers, investors, private equity firms, and lenders make informed decisions with confidence.

What is a QoE Report?

Quality of Earnings (QoE) report is a financial analysis that assesses the sustainability and reliability of a company’s earnings. It is typically conducted during the due diligence process, often in the context of mergers and acquisitions (M&A), but it can also be used for internal purposes by companies and their stakeholders. The primary objective of a Quality of Earnings report is to provide a deeper understanding of a company’s financial performance and the factors that may impact its future earnings potential.

Buy-Side Due Diligence: Unleash the True Value of Your Investments

  • Financial Statement Analysis: We conduct a detailed review of financial statements, evaluating the quality of earnings, identifying potential risks, and assessing the sustainability of earnings. This analysis provides you with a clear understanding of the target company’s financial health, helping you make informed investment decisions
  • Historical Data Analysis: Our team performs a thorough review of historical financial data, identifying trends, patterns, and anomalies that may impact future earnings. This analysis helps uncover any potential risks or opportunities that may affect your investment decision, ensuring you have a comprehensive understanding of the target company’s financial performance.
  • Quality of Earnings Analysis: We assess the quality of earnings adjustments, including non-recurring items, non-operating income, and off-balance-sheet items, to ensure that earnings are reliable and sustainable. This analysis helps you make informed decisions based on accurate financial information, minimizing risks in your investment.

Sell-Side Due Diligence: Maximize Your Exit Strategy

When it’s time to sell your business, Schneider Downs can help you maximize your exit strategy with our comprehensive sell-side due diligence services. Our sell-side due diligence services include:

  • Financial Performance Analysis: We conduct a detailed analysis of your financial performance, identifying potential risks and opportunities, and providing recommendations to enhance the quality of earnings. This analysis helps you position your business in the best possible light to potential buyers, maximizing the value of your business.
  • Financial Statement Restatement Assistance: Our team can assist you in restating financial statements to ensure they are accurate and in compliance with accounting standards. This can enhance buyer confidence and streamline the due diligence process, ensuring a smooth and successful sale.
  • Proactive Risk Identification: We identify potential risks that may impact the sale process and work with you to proactively address them, minimizing the likelihood of surprises during the due diligence process. Our proactive approach helps you mitigate risks and maximize the value of your business, ensuring a successful sale.

Contact our Minneapolis QoE Team

Schneider Downs provides Quality of Earnings reports to companies in Minneapolis and across Minnesota. If you are interested in learning how we can assist you in your deal process, complete the form above and a team member will follow up with you promptly.

National Reach

Schneider Downs also provides QoE reports to companies in: Atlanta (GA), Baltimore (MD), Birmingham (AL), Boston (MA), Charleston (SC), Charlotte (NC), Chicago (IL), Denver (CO), Des Moines (IA), Houston (TX), Indianapolis (IN), Las Vegas (NV), Memphis (TN), Milwaukee (WI), Minneapolis (MN), Orlando (FL), Phoenix (AZ), Pittsburgh (PA), Portland (OR), Richmond (VA), San Diego (CA), Seattle (WA), St. Louis (MO), Tampa (FL) and Wichita (KS).

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About Minneapolis (MN)

The Minneapolis business community has evolved into a diverse and dynamic ecosystem, reflecting the city’s rich history and progressive outlook. Minneapolis, known for its innovative spirit, is home to a blend of established corporations and burgeoning startups. Major sectors such as finance, healthcare, technology, and manufacturing play a pivotal role in the local economy, with companies like Target, Best Buy, and General Mills headquartered in the area. The city’s commitment to sustainability and social responsibility has fostered a culture of corporate citizenship, with businesses often leading initiatives in environmental stewardship and community engagement.

The entrepreneurial scene in Minneapolis is vibrant, supported by a robust network of incubators, accelerators, and co-working spaces. This environment nurtures innovation and attracts a diverse talent pool, further enhancing the city’s reputation as a hub for creativity and business growth. Educational institutions like the University of Minnesota contribute significantly by providing a steady stream of skilled graduates and engaging in research collaborations with local industries.

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