Anson Smuts utilizes strong knowledge of accounting and finance principles, mergers and acquisitions, business valuation, intellectual property, and data analysis to identify strategies for business growth and development.
Prior to joining O’Keefe, Mr. Smuts worked for Floyd Advisory where he assisted clients with post-acquisition disputes involving earn outs and working capital adjustments, business valuations, financial budgeting and projections, damages in intellectual property matters, damages in fiduciary duty and employment matters, and fraud investigations.
Mr. Smuts holds a Bachelor of Social Science with a concentration in Economics, Politics and Economic History from the University of Cape Town, South Africa as well as a Master of Arts in International Political Economy and Development from Fordham University. He also holds advanced certificates in Financial Econometrics and Data Analysis, and Emerging Markets and Risk Analysis from Fordham University.
Mr. Smuts is a member of the National Association of Forensic Economics (NAFE), Turnaround Management Association (TMA), Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), and the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA). He is currently a board member of the Detroit Chapter of TMA NextGen.