Rob Busch

Robert Busch



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Rob Busch is a partner in Baker Tilly’s New England office and provides middle-market transaction advisory and support for the firm’s private equity clients, including financial due diligence and quality of earnings (QOE) analysis. Experienced in supporting both private equity funds and their portfolio companies, Rob’s expertise extends across both buy- and sell-side due diligence, M&A structuring and support, post-transaction integration, and litigation support. He works closely with funds across a wide range of sizes and stages, from emerging growth to established public companies.

In addition to his due diligence and transaction work, Rob has more than two decades of experience in audit and consulting, performing U.S. GAAP and IFRS financial statement audits as well as advising clients regarding capital deal structures, purchase allocations and addressing accounting and financial reporting issues related to derivative instruments (futures, options, swaps and swaptions), complex investments and alternative investments.

Rob’s consistently delivers innovative, value-added solutions to his clients, particularly those in the financial services, high technology, service, construction, and manufacturing and distribution industries.

  • Complex GAAP and IFRS financial statement audits
  • Fund audits
  • Buy-side/sell-side due diligence
  • Quality of earnings analysis
  • Capital deal structures
  • Purchase allocations
  • Post deal considerations
  • Litigation support for transactions
  • Derivative instruments
  • Complex equity arrangements
  • Business combinations
  • Software revenue recognition
  • Sarbanes-Oxley compliance consulting
  • Internal controls
  • SSAE 18 audit services and Service Organization Control reports (SOC 1, SOC 2 and SOC 3)
  • Regulatory required surprise examinations
  • HUD audits
  • Uniform guidance – single audits
  • Accounting for the performance of construction-type contracts
  • SEC reporting
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • ProVisors – executive committee member


Boston, MA


Bachelor of Business Administration, accounting
University of Massachusetts–Lowell