Hancock Askew & Co. Announces the Formation of Clarity Capital Advisors, a Corporate Strategic & Financial Advisory Firm

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SAVANNAH, GA (February 27th, 2020) – Hancock Askew & Co., LLP, a full-service audit, tax, accounting and advisory firm announces the creation of Clarity Capital Advisors, LLC. The new entity focuses on providing strategic advice to small and medium size businesses and specializes in interim/fractional CFO solutions, M&A and general corporate finance advice.

Clarity Capital Advisors assists clients with mergers and acquisitions and determining appropriate sources of debt and equity capital. Additionally, it provides financial advisory services for management buyouts, recaps and for a strategic alternative review analysis. To learn more about Clarity Capital Advisors, visit: www.clarityexit.com.  

Clarity Capital Advisors is led by seasoned corporate finance professionals, Steve Keaveney and John Stanier. Mary Roberts, Managing Director of Hancock Askew’s transaction and business valuation practice will also provide leadership support. The team has over 100 years of combined investment banking and operating experience and with the resources and the support of the Partners at Hancock Askew, they offer exceptional service to all our clients. To learn more about the team, visit: https://clarityexit.com/pages/our-team/

Michael McCarthy, Hancock Askew Firm Managing Partner, said “At Hancock Askew, we are keenly aware of the shift in the accounting industry to provide more than just traditional compliance services to clients. Through the addition of Clarity Capital Advisors and the experience of the team leading the new firm, we continue to be at the forefront of expanding our service offerings and increasing our footprint in the marketplace.”

Steve Keaveney, Clarity Capital Advisors Partner, said “We’re client-focused and dedicated to providing senior level, quality advice to business owners, management and shareholders. Our clients range from an early stage business with break-even operations to $5 million plus of EBITDA with typical enterprise values ranging from $10 to $150 million.”

John Stanier, Clarity Capital Advisors Partner, said “I am excited to help launch Clarity.  Steve and I have been successful in building value for shareholders through a number of creative capital markets transactions beginning with our first venture together in 1994.  I am delighted with our partnership with Hancock Askew, who brings a wealth of contacts, capabilities and relationships that will add to our success.”

About Hancock Askew & Co.

Hancock Askew is a professional services firm tracing its origins back to 1910.  The firm provides services that include audit, tax, accounting, internal audit, IT risk assurance and advisory, SOC examinations, transaction advisory, business valuations, and other critical business consulting services. With offices in Georgia and Florida, our staff of over 150 professionals provides support to an array of clients ranging from emerging businesses to large corporations, nonprofit organizations to publicly traded companies. Hancock Askew is an independent member of the BDO Alliance USA. For more information about Hancock Askew, visit www.hancockaskew.com.

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