M&A advisory: Buy and integrate

Our M&A advisory team helps enable strategic growth through better integrated and operationalized mergers and acquisitions, JVs and alliances. In a fast-paced M&A market, we help companies move quickly to refine their growth strategy, perform deal sourcing, conduct diligence and valuation and achieve greater synergies during M&A integration.

What EY M&A advisory services can do for you

Our clients enjoy the personalized attention of a full-service organization with access to broad intellectual capital, extensive relationships and leading‑class solutions to drive growth strategies that fit buy-side M&A needs. 

We are one of the only major professional consulting organizations that offers fully-dedicated multidisciplinary M&A advisory capabilities. From strategy to execution, our services are underpinned by extensive due diligence, commercial, operational, financial and tax experience.

We also combine M&A, functional and sector experience with M&A technology to help companies make better, faster decisions. In particular our technology leverages machine learning and artificial intelligence, robotics and process automation, and data analysis and visualization to help increase confidence in decisions and accelerate synergy capture.

We understand that every type of deal is different, requiring bespoke integration approaches, priorities and operating models. Our M&A advisory team can help you understand what business to buy, how to value it and how to integrate it into your company.

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M&A advisory: Buy and integrate team

Elizabeth Kaske

EY Americas Strategy and Transactions Buy & Integrate Leader

Focused on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and large-scale transformations. Mother, golfer, runner. Enjoys yoga, wakesurfing and global travel.

San Francisco, USA

Brian Salsberg

EY Global Buy and Integrate Leader

Passionate acquisition and merger integration leader and aficionado of all things deal-related. Global citizen. World traveler. Husband. Father of two.

New York, USA

Sholape Kolawole

EY-Parthenon Chicago Office Leader

Finance Transact & Transform leader. Chicago office champion. Avid soccer fan. Creative writer. Married with two teenage boys.

Chicago, USA

Ranu Carroll

EY Americas Strategy and Transactions Life Sciences Leader

Life sciences sector leader. Strategy and M&A advisor. Avid traveler. Opera enthusiast. Rugby fan. Proud mom of three small humans.

New York, USA

Khalid Khan

EY Americas Strategy and Transactions AI Leader

Harnesses the power of data and mathematics to drive purpose-led, sustainable transformation for clients. Avid traveler. Proud father.

Chicago, USA

Derron Stark

EY-Parthenon Partner, Strategy & Transactions – Health Sciences & Wellness Supply Chain, Ernst & Young LLP.

Driven to leverage science to help people lead healthier lives. Supply chain strategist. Husband and father. Passionate about soccer and cooking cuisine with international flavor.

Iselin, USA

Elyse Reilly

Partner, Strategy and Transactions, Financial Services Transaction Diligence, Ernst & Young LLP

Results-oriented business advisor focused on driving shareholder value. Collaborator, developer of people, focused on propelling women and proud mother of two.

New York, USA

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