Business Valuation

business-valuationWhen the valuation of a business is an issue, we provide an independent, knowledgeable, and credible valuation to withstand the intense scrutiny of the taxing authority, the courts, and other relevant arbiters.

Businesses are frequently valued in divorce cases, business disputes, tax matters, and in a variety of other legal and business contexts.  Some of the situations for which a business valuation may be needed are:

  • Allocation of Purchase Price
  • Bankruptcy and Reorganization
  • Buy-Sell Agreements
  • Charitable Gift Planning
  • Divorce
  • Gift and Estate Planning
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Pursuing and/or defending litigation
  • Shareholder Disputes

While Brown Forensic Accounting is often retained to prepare a full written report, the firm also prepares modified reports for business transactions and litigation matters.  A business valuation will include but is not limited to the following key issues:

  • Develop a thorough understanding of the subject business and its industry
  • Utilize the appropriate standard of value pertinient to the engagement
  • Determine the valuation method(s) best suited to establish the proxy of value.