- Managing Director
- Corporate Finance & Restructuring
- T: +1 404 270 1453
- F: +1 404 460 6299
- 1201 W Peachtree Street, NW
- Suite 500
- Atlanta, GA, 30309
- United States
- T: +1 404 460 6200
- F: +1 404 460 6299
- B.S., Analytical Finance, Wake Forest University
- M.S., Accountancy, Wake Forest Graduate School
- Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
- The Georgia Society of CPAs
- Corporate Finance
- Transaction Advisory
- Healthcare & Life Sciences
Steve Kunkle is a Managing Director at FTI Consulting and is based in Atlanta. He is a member of the Transaction Services practice.
Mr. Kunkle has more than 16 years of transaction experience and has provided financial due diligence services to private equity and corporate clients on over 200 merger and acquisition transactions, which ranged in value from $5 million to $10 billion. His experience ranges from transactions involving lower and middle-market acquisition targets to multi-billion dollar, complex, cross-border projects.
Mr. Kunkle’s expertise includes preparation of analyses to identify key deal issues and risk areas, quantify items that directly impact transaction valuation (e.g. Quality of Revenue, Quality of Earnings, working capital requirements, debt and debt-like items) and uncover underpinning operational trends. Furthermore, he has advised on the drafting of sale and purchase agreements, including purchase price mechanisms, financial statement representations and transaction services arrangements (“TSAs”) .
Mr. Kunkle has extensive experience in the healthcare space, including hospital systems, behavioral health rehabilitation, clinical and pathology laboratories, hospice and home health, health management organizations, specialty pharmacy, medical devices, institutional pharmacy, home medical equipment services, physical therapy, physician and dental practices, revenue cycle management, ambulance services, surgical centers, group purchasing organizations, pharmaceutical manufacturing and payor network administrators. Mr. Kunkle also has worked with clients across many non-healthcare industries, including energy, retail, consumer goods, media and entertainment, aerospace and defense and manufacturing.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Kunkle was a leader within the Atlanta-based Transaction Services units of PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP (“PwC”), Alvarez & Marsal (“A&M”), Warbird Consulting Partners and Riveron Consulting.
During his time at PwC, Mr. Kunkle advised several premier clients and served as the lead director on a large multinational conglomerate. During his tenure at PwC, Mr. Kunkle spent three years in London advising UK and European-based private equity and strategic clients. Mr. Kunkle’s responsibilities while abroad included performing traditional financial due diligence, testing and challenging management budgets and forecasts, drafting traditional UK/European “Long Form” reports and leading complex Vendor Due Diligence (“VDD”) assignments.
Mr. Kunkle holds a B.S. in Analytical Finance from Wake Forest University and a M.S. in Accountancy from Wake Forest University Graduate School. He is a Certified Public Accountant (“CPA”) in Georgia, and an active member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (“AICPA”) and the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants (“GSCPA”).