Neil Prasad is a partner in the Assurance Services Group in the Chicago office and a member of its SEC Practice, Retail & Consumer Products, Technology and Transaction Advisory Services groups. Mr. Prasad is a trusted advisor to his closely-held entrepreneurial and investor backed private clients. He applies his several years of operational experience in private industry to guide and advise clients with cash flow management; financial projections and forecasting; and understanding and applying complex accounting topics such as revenue recognition, purchase accounting, debt and equity transactions, and stock based compensation arrangements.He also has more than 20 years experience consulting clients with SEC policies, practices and procedures, and providing assurance services to pre-IPO and publicly-traded companies. Mr. Prasad’s extensive experience includes working with companies through initial public offerings, reverse mergers, going dark or going private, as well as various other 1934 Act reporting requirements and related transactions. Mr. Prasad works with clients throughout the United States and internationally providing financial statement audits (U.S. GAAP and IFRS), reviews, compilations, agreed-upon procedures, cost certifications, and other attest services in the manufacturing, distribution, retail, entertainment, technology, life science, publishing, broker dealer, and various service industries.