Advisory Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP
Ray Ballotta, an advisory partner with Deloitte & Touche LLP, leads Deloitte’s Oil & Gas Mergers & Acquisitions Transaction Services practice. He has extensive experience providing buy-side and sell side M&A transaction assistance to private equity and strategic buyers for domestic and international transactions. Ray has conducted financial due diligence on hundreds of proposed and completed acquisitions, including leveraged buyout, public-to-private, carve out, distressed debt, and bankruptcy transactions.
Areas of expertise include financial pre-acquisition due diligence analysis, deal structuring, financial modeling, contract and financing issues, deal negotiation support, and post-transaction integration matters. He has extensive experience providing in-depth analysis of quality of earnings, normalization of EBITDA, timing, and risks related to cash flows, quality of assets, working capital adjustments, assistance with drafting purchase price adjustment provisions, and financial reporting issues in connection with SEC and debt offerings. Ray received a BBA in accountancy from the University of Notre Dame and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Ray Ballotta is speaking at the North America Assembly (September 13, 2018) on the M&A and A&D Panel – Portfolio Strategy and Market Opportunities