Business valuation is an increasingly central theme in many financial reporting, tax, and litigation matters.

In an ideal world, perfect transactional evidence between willing and knowledgeable buyers provides adequate evidence of business value. The reality is that such evidence is rarely available and conclusions of value must be derived through a delicate combination of analysis and objective professional judgment. In a world where value, at best, falls within a range and the perception of bias is undeniable, it is absolutely critical that opinions of value be prepared by knowledgeable and experienced professionals. Subjectivity invites scrutiny.

We possess the practical experience and business acumen needed to look behind the numbers at the industry-specific and subjective factors that drive value. We work closely with clients, auditors, and outside interests to develop objective valuation opinions.

Our opinions are designed to withstand the scrutiny of auditors, courts, taxing authorities, and other interested parties. We also provide credible, understandable expert testimony to judges, juries, and other fact finders. We assist a wide variety of interested parties concerning entities that range from small, closely held start-ups to large, multi-national corporations.

Our opinions are relied upon in resolving business disputes, valuing assets, and complying with financial reporting requirements.

Our professionals are asked frequently to provide opinions on the following:

  • Purchase Price Allocations (ASC 805)

  • Stock Option Valuations (ASC 718)

  • Goodwill and Asset Impairment (ASC 350/360)

  • Complex Financial Instruments (ASC 820)

  • IRC Section 409A

  • Fairness Opinions

  • Solvency Opinions

  • Estate and Gift Tax Planning

  • Intellectual Property Valuation

  • Business Succession Planning

  • Employee Stock Option Plans

  • Litigation Related Expert Valuation Opinions

  • Bankruptcy Related Valuation

  • Portfolio and Fund Related Valuation Services

We deliver our valuation services across a number of different industries and in a variety of contexts, including financial reporting, corporate recovery and reorganization, dispute resolution, mergers and acquisitions, and strategic planning.

Our engagement management process has been well-developed by our experienced team of senior professionals to ensure efficient execution of client needs from engagement acceptance to the opinion review process.

Our process allows us to understand client's needs quickly and effectively conduct the analyses to support our opinions.

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