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Edward Hackert

Edward  Hackert, Partner, Assurance

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Edward Hackert is a Partner in the Firm's Assurance Services division. He has more than 25 years experience working with public and private companies in the areas of accounting, auditing, advisory services, corporate taxation, mergers and acquisitions, capital financing transactions and business restructuring. He has developed a reputation for successfully guiding clients through the intricacies of complex accounting and reporting issues; closing mergers, acquisitions and capital financing transactions; and completing business restructuring cases.

Mr. Hackert is also a key Partner of the Firm's National Transaction Services Practice Group. He provides due diligence, deal structuring and buy-side representation services that help clients identify and minimize critical financial risks. His findings often benefit clients through final deal negotiations and structuring opportunities.

Mr. Hackert primarily works with mid- to small-cap companies involved with mergers and acquisitions and capital financing transactions. He also advises private companies going public on capital raising strategies, reverse mergers, initial public offerings and the securities registration process.

Mr. Hackert extends his expertise internally as a coach and mentor to the Firm's up and coming professionals. He developed and taught continuing education seminars on various accounting, auditing and business strategy topics. Mr. Hackert is often involved in the Firm's initiatives to provide exceptional client service and has significantly contributed to the implementation of polices for the effective handling of derivative financial instruments and FIN 48 and best practices for ‘34 Act Filings. In addition, he was one of the select few who participated in Marcum's Emerging Leadership Program, a top-level training program.

Mr. Hackert joined the Firm in 2004. Previously, he was with a national accounting firm where he played a key role in growing its technology industry practice and advised clients on a wide range of business issues including capital financing transactions, mergers and acquisitions, equity-based compensation arrangements and business strategies.

Professional & Civic Affiliations
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
  • Association for Corporate Growth
  • Adelphia University School of Business, Academic Advisory Board
  • Conyo Chiefs Travel Baseball, Fundraising Director/12U
Subject Matter Expertise

SEC Reporting
Mergers & Acquisitions
Capital Financing
Reverse Mergers
Business Restructuring
Initial Public Offerings

Practice Focus

Publicly-Traded Companies
Privately-Held Businesses
Private Equity Firms


Master of Business Administration, Corporate Finance
Adelphi University

Bachelor of Science, Accounting
Adelphi University

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