Venture Capital & Private Equity

Starting a business can be risky and difficult, but also immensely rewarding. By utilizing an experienced accounting firm you can make educated decisions about your business’s financial future and put your company in a prime position to grow and attract investors. We have a long history of experience working with private equity and venture capital firms on their portfolio companies, and understand the unique challenges brought about by these types of ownership structures. From acquisition due diligence to consolidated group matters, these businesses and their owners benefit from an experienced accountant advising them.

We also have a long history of working with local start-ups and venture capital firms to plan and achieve their desired financial goals. We offer a full range of audit, tax and consulting services to small and mid-sized firms positioned for growth. From cash flow analysis and strategic planning to financial statement audits and accounting treatment consultation, we can provide a combination of services to meet the needs of your venture, whatever stage of growth you are in.


Start-Up and Emerging Business

St. Louis is fortunate to have a strong environment and support systems for starting new business ventures, especially in the high-tech areas of life sciences and information technology. Lopata, Flegel & Company LLP is a strong supporter of these new businesses and have worked with many companies as they have transitioned from start-up to successful, self-supporting enterprises. We have significant experience in working with complex capital structures and related compensation, revenue recognition and accounting for intellectual property from both a financial reporting as well as an income tax perspective.

We offer a full range of audit, tax, and consulting services to small and mid-sized firms positioned for growth. From cash flow analysis and strategic planning to financial statement audits and accounting consultation, we can provide a combination of services to meet the needs of your venture, whatever stage of growth you are in.