Christopher Weaver

Christopher Weaver

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Accounting, Saint Leo University, 2013

Master of Accounting, Saint Leo University, 2015

Overview

Christopher is a member of CLA’s Deal Services group and specializes in Private Equity (PE) clients, the Transportation & Logistics industry, and transactions related to both.  Christopher spent six years as a financial analyst and accounting manager in property & casualty insurance and local government before joining CLA.  Since joining CLA in 2019, Christopher has conducted buy-side analyses for a wide variety of PE-backed transactions as well as buy- and sell-side analyses for companies in the Agribusiness, Construction, Manufacturing & Distribution, Technology, and Transportation & Logistics industries, to include companies with both domestic and international operations.

Christopher’s financial due diligence experience includes buy- and sell-side Quality of Earnings reports and financial statement analysis as well as pre- and post-closing support.  Specific experience includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Quantitative and qualitative industry- and transaction-specific risk identification
  • Financial statement U.S. GAAP conformity review
  • Revenue, COGS, and operating/non-operating expense analysis and normalization
  • EBITDA and EBITDA adjustment analysis and review
  • Balance sheet and working capital analysis, to include calculations, targets, and true-ups
  • Cash flow analysis and verification
  • Target industry and business operations analysis, with a focus on identifying market or financial matters which may impact potential transactions

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In the community

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA)

Association for Corporate Growth (ACG Tampa Bay)