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Blog Posts in 2013

Intellectual Property

Is the value of your intangible assets/intellectual property (IP) stated on your firm's balance sheet? Most likely it is not. Thus, the value of your company is also understated. Unless the IP was ...
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Fairness Opinion

In prior years, fairness opinions were primarily applicable for publicly held companies. Today, private transactions involving disparate and potentially conflicted parties are often accompanied by ...
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Fairness Opinion/Death Tax Filing/Cost Segregation

Fairness Opinion- Major equity participant in a new venture had also loaned large amount to keep operation afloat. That investor decided to acquire newly developed software from original company and ...
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Development Rights-Cost Segregation Audit-Hedge Fund-Bankruptcy-Partner Buyout

Development Rights Entertainment firm need the value of development rights embodied in five books. Valuation conducted to establish purchase price for theatrical film rights, which included all ...
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Estate/Gifting - Litigation Damages - Cost Segregation - Developer

Estate/Gifting Valued a garment accessories firm. Non-voting stock gifted to two children, requiring a discount for the non-control, illiquid positions. Litigation Damages Defense lawyers hired us to ...
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Medical Device - Transfer Pricing - Farming - Carried Interests

Medical Device We valued a medical device company in bankruptcy. The company owns leading technology that will be submitted for FDA approval. Our valuation was used to assist the bankruptcy court in ...
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Current Client Activity

IP Valuation – client owns a portfolio of product and process patents. Part of our analysis involved grouping related patents for ease and efficiency of valuation. In addition to the valuations ...
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Recent Engagements

Software – valuation of a software platform used in developing virtual worlds for financial reporting. We had to analyze the markets that were relevant to the IP, such as on-line gaming, ...
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