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Hands-on guidance from industry leaders for every step of your IPO journey—and beyond.

The insights, experience, and bandwidth you need to ring the bell and pop the bubbly.

Getting you ready to rumble

Our know-how gets you IPO-ready by handling the nitty-gritty, from tip-top finances to dotting the i's on compliance. We're here to make every step clear and efficient.

The best of their best

We handpick the best people from the firms you already know: Big 4 alums, industry leaders, and proven consultants who have been in the IPO trenches.

Strategic and tactical

Our process doesn’t end with a wave goodbye and a strategy deck you end up using as a paperweight. As true partners, we bring IPO strategies to life.

Happy consultants make happy clients

People do their best work when they’re happy. That’s why we’ve created the absolute best workplace for consultants. No wonder our NPS is over 70% higher than the industry average.

Services that pave your path to public markets triumph.

From pre-IPO readiness to ongoing SEC compliance, Embark provides seamless support:

IPO Readiness Support

Ensure a strong foundation for your IPO. We assess readiness, identify gaps, and streamline processes for a successful public offering.

IPO/SPAC Lifecycle Support

Minimize surprises throughout your IPO or SPAC journey, before, during, and after your offering. We provide guidance and execution support every step of the way.

SEC Reporting and Filings

Meet those steep SEC requirements with accuracy and efficiency. We prepare filings, ensuring compliance and timely submissions to keep you on the right side of the regulators.

Acquisition Accounting

Navigate the complexities of ASC 805 and purchase price allocation to ensure accurate valuation and reporting of acquisitions for GAAP compliance.

Carve-out Financial Statement Support

When a spinoff is on the horizon, we create standalone financial statements that meet reporting standards and support the carve-out process.

SOX Readiness

Don’t sweat Sarbanes-Oxley compliance. We assess internal controls, identify gaps, and help you establish robust processes.

Technical Accounting

Navigate the complex accounting standards facing public entities. We provide support on GAAP to ensure accuracy and prevent dreaded restatements.

Financial Audit Support & Readiness

Make the audit process smoother and less disruptive. We streamline preparation and serve as a critical conduit between you and your auditor for a successful audit.

System Integration / Global Consolidation

Simplify reporting and improve decision-making in a complex environment. We optimize systems for seamless data flow, consolidation, and accurate financial reporting.

Process Improvement

Streamline your accounting and financial reporting processes to meet the steep demands facing a public entity, driving efficiency along the way.

Finance & Accounting Team Continuity

Handle resource and talent gaps without a hiccup in operations with Embark’s interim support for critical accounting and reporting functions.


Featured Case Studies


Through a combination of organic growth and key acquisitions, Solo experienced explosive growth in a short amount of time, making an IPO the next logical move. But with a tight timeline and a lean internal finance team, achieving their public listing goals seemed daunting, so they turned to Embark's team of IPO and accounting advisors for help...

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Featured Case Studies


Praetorian wanted to make a strong impression on potential investors, but its financials needed some polish to inspire confidence for equity funding. That's where Embark enters, ready, willing, and able to address critical accounting and finance needs, paving the way for funding success.

Our capital markets team understands what a successful IPO involves.

Chase Anderson, CPA*

Capital Markets Practice Leader

Brett John, CPA*

Managing Director

Embark’s capital markets team understands what a successful IPO involves

Chase Anderson, CPA*

Managing Director, Capital Markets Practice Leader

Brett John, CPA*

Managing Director

Skilled teams of Big 4 alumni, industry veterans, and elite consultants driving your business forward. That’s Embark.

What We Do

Our clients are happy. We’re happy. Everybody’s happy.

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We have had great experience with highly competent people in all projects we have engaged them for. In my experience the competence of the folks has been hard to replicate consistently with other companies. 

Melanie Merritt, Corporate Controller of Helmerich & Payne, Inc.

The team is on top of it. They have been understanding and flexible with pricing and timing the engagement. The team, at all levels, is very competent in regards to the project. They stay in constant communication and engage us in a very personal yet professional manner.

Terry Nwosuocha, CPA - Senior Director of Financial Reporting & Accounting of SecurityScorecard

Amazing supportive attitude supported by a deep and broad knowledge and skill. Our requirement is always 1000% fulfilled by Embark team.

Bruce Suzuki, Lyseon North America Inc. (LNAI)

Embark sends the best people, so much so that it makes us think that these people grow on trees. We know they don't and we are grateful for all Embark does for our team.

Brandon Walls, CPA - Vice President, Controller of Ashford Hospitality Trust

Capital Markets resources

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SPACs: What Is a Special Purpose Acquisition Company?

We get it. Acronyms can be scary. FBI, YOLO, SEC (both the commission and conference), NASDAQ – it's not just a matter of understanding what the letters stand for but, more importantly, the underlying meaning as well.

The Definitive Guide to Financial Audit Preparation

If the mere thought of an audit sends chills down your spine, then do we have a guide for you. In our latest comprehensive, real-world set of insights and best practices, The Definitive Guide to Financial Audit Preparation, our ex-Big 4 audit gurus take you behind the curtain of the financial audit, giving you the inside scoop on exactly what you need to do to thrive throughout.


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