Answering the Question – “What’s it Worth?”

In the increasingly sophisticated practice of business valuation services, experience, expertise and training are essential components to an insightful valuation that allows our clients to make informed business decisions. At Cherry Bekaert, our Valuation Services Team can address a wide range of complex business valuation issues involving international transactions, intellectual property, gifting, intangible assets, stock options and derivative financial instruments.

Our clients receive analysis based on the latest standards and ready for extreme scrutiny, including expert testimony in litigation proceedings. Cherry Bekaert’s Valuation Services Team has extensive experience working with global accounting firms, legal and associated service providers to certify valuation work is done in coordination with audit and other advisory services.

The valuation models utilized by Cherry Bekaert ensure our clients receive analysis that is timely, accurate and defensible. Our valuation services professionals hold specialized credentials awarded by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts and the American Society of Appraisers.

Typical situations requiring a valuation or vaulation model include:

  • Financial Reporting
    • Business valuations
    • Intangible assets (ASC 350)
    • Fair value measurements and disclosures (ASC 820)
    • Impairment or disposal of long-lived assets (ASC 360)
    • Stock Compensation (ASC 718)
  • Mergers and acquisitions
    • Business Combinations (ASC 805)
    • Derivative financial instruments
    • Fairness opinions
    • Business entities entering buy-sell agreements
    • Due diligence and transaction support
  • Tax
    • Estate & gift tax valuations
    • 409A valuations
    • International tax matters
    • Sec 382 ownership change
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOP)
  • Intellectual property
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Litigation support