Claudine Cohen is a managing principal and leader of CohnReznick’s Transactions & Turnaround Advisory practice. In this role, she oversees an integrated team of transaction, valuation, restructuring, project finance, and dispute resolution professionals serving clients throughout the lifecycles of their businesses. With specific expertise in managing opportunities and roadblocks that can impact a business moving forward, Claudine and her team help clients achieve optimal outcomes in protecting and growing stakeholder value.
With more than 25 years of business experience, Claudine serves as an adviser to public and private companies, both domestically and internationally. Her clients comprise the full gamut of financial sponsors including private equity investors, independent sponsors, family offices, alternative investment funds, lenders, and strategic investors. Her areas of knowledge include strategic advisory, quality of earnings analyses, identifying revenue sources and profitability drivers, examining operating cost structure and sustainability factors, investigating business models including cash flow and financial projections, reviewing quality and realization of assets and liabilities, identifying working capital requirements and negotiating positions, post-close working capital verification, and adjustment mechanisms.
Prior to joining CohnReznick, Claudine served as a transactional advisory services principal at a national accounting, tax and advisory firm where she led the transaction advisory services healthcare industry group working across many sub-sectors in healthcare. Her experience includes working with hospitals, physician practices, ambulatory and outpatient clinics, healthcare service businesses, medical devices, laboratories, CRO’s, etc. At CohnReznick, Claudine leads the healthcare efforts for transaction advisory services and is a leader in the firm’s Healthcare Industry group.
Claudine is a member of CohnReznick’ s Executive Board. She was named to The Consulting Reports 2022 Top 25 Women Leaders in Consulting, Mergers and Acquisitions 2019 list of the most influential women in mid-market M&A, and Crain’s NY 2018 most notable women in consulting. She has authored several articles focused on buy and sell-side due diligence, working capital, and purchase price allocation.