I am dedicated to guiding exceptional enterprises along their path to market leadership by helping them become well-informed and well-prepared for their transaction journey.

Karim Anani Karim Anani

EY Americas Financial Accounting Advisory Services Transactions Leader; SPAC Co-Leader

Senior executive assisting management teams to successfully execute on different initiatives and a wide variety of transactions.

With more than 23 years of experience serving clients in a variety of industries, Karim has extensive knowledge of special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) mergers covering accounting, reporting, regulatory, operational and integration matters. He has led more than 50 SPAC transactions in the past 10 years.

Karim advises clients on numerous accounting and financial reporting matters, including mergers and acquisitions, registration statements’ complex accounting matters, policies and procedures, IPOs, debt offerings, purchase accounting, spinouts, divestitures, valuation-related matters associated with purchase accounting, carve-out accounting, consolidation matters, fresh start and bankruptcy accounting, and other complex accounting matters, as well as compliance with SEC financial reporting requirements for US domestic and foreign private issuers.

Karim serves as a senior relationship partner to several Fortune 500 companies.

He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensed in the state of California and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).

How Karim is building a better working world

“Undertaking a strategic and transformative capital market transaction can seem daunting and complex. By helping business owners and their stakeholders understand the nuances of the markets and the steps they must take along the way, I’m equipping them with the know-how they need to transform their businesses and rise to market leadership.” 

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