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Jay Shepulski is the firm’s Private Equity Industry Growth National Leader. With over 25 years of public accounting experience in the financial services industry and former lead of the Firm’s SPAC Practice, which audited over 350 SPAC IPOs aggregating over $120 billion in total IPO proceeds. He specializes in leading complex audit engagements at middle-market companies and investment firms across various industry sectors, including private equity and venture capital, with both fund sponsors and their portfolio companies.

Jay advises private equity clients and their portfolio management teams to create value throughout the investment life cycle.

Jay provides audit, accounting and business advisory services to domestic and international clients in both publicly traded and privately held sectors.

Jay also has in-depth knowledge and experience related to registration and reporting under the Securities Act of 1933, and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, including navigating the evolving issues and requirements of the public reporting landscape.

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Awards and Accolades

Jay was one of the recipients of the NJBIZ 2015 Forty Under 40 award, which recognizes New Jersey’s most accomplished young businessmen and women who have been making headlines in their field and who share a commitment to business growth, professional excellence and to the community. Jay was also a recipient of the 2016 M&A Advisor Emerging Leaders Awards which recognize and celebrate the achievements of M&A, Financing and Turnaround professionals who have made a notable contribution to their industry and community. Named Among 2021 Leaders in Finance as an annual list of honorees that excel in the finance industry.

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Jay Shepulski to Lead Private Equity Practice at Withum

Building off the substantial growth in financial services, including the SPAC sector, Withum, a top 25 advisory and accounting firm, announced the promotion of partner Jay Shepulski to the National […]

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Identifying the Accounting Acquirer in a SPAC Business Combination

Share When a SPAC identifies a potential target for a business combination, the decisions made around the structure of the business combination can greatly affect both the SPAC (pre-combination) and […]

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Withum Leads the Pack as the IPO Market Heats Up For SPACS

Withum is the current auditor of record on the largest special purpose acquisition company (“SPAC”) IPO since the 2008 financial crisis. Withum is the current auditor of record on the […]

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