Are you buying or selling a business? Or perhaps you are engaged in pending litigation or need a business valuation for tax purposes? Regardless of the challenges or opportunities that are driving the need for a business valuation, we take the time to develop a deep understanding of your business and the marketplace to arrive at an accurate valuation that you can trust. Always looking beyond the obvious, we combine our deep expertise and passion to help business owners and corporate executives determine the value of their businesses, intangible assets or intellectual properties. Our advisors maintain independence throughout the valuation, ensuring a credible and reliable work product.
Many times, an auditor requires an independent valuation firm to assist in fair value measurement to comply with accounting standards. We take care of the heavy lifting and simplify this process for you, regardless of your company size or industry.
Tax Compliance and Reporting
We help you ensure that you only pay the amount of tax obligated, while minimizing exposure to scrutiny and challenges from the IRS. We assist clients with valuations around transfer tax, 409A valuations, gift tax, 83(b) elections and more.
Transaction Advisory Services
Whether you are buying or selling a business, you need to understand the market value of your business or your acquisition candidate in order to make wise decisions. Our business valuation team can help you take the right steps towards higher prices on the sell-side and increased success rates on the buy-side.
If you’re facing a legal dispute over the value of a business, protect your interests by partnering with us. Our team is known for simplifying complex concepts and models to present findings in an easy-to-understand manner for judge and jury. We have specific experience presenting valuations for dissenting shareholders, buy-sell arrangements among shareholders and valuations for supporting damage claims.
Restructuring, Turnaround and Bankruptcy
Whether your company is restructuring or facing bankruptcy, you need to understand its value. Our team’s deep expertise in restructuring, turnaround and bankruptcy-related valuations will save you time that can be spent focusing on your business.
Planning and Business Decision Support
Sometimes you need to understand the value of your business internally in order to make important business decisions and plan for the future. Our business valuation team can assist you with valuations for financing or lending, in assessing the transaction market in preparation for a sale and with other management planning purposes.
Advisors and Insights
Lee FieldsPartner-in-Charge, Advisory Services
- Analytics, Business Valuation, Financial Consulting, Information Assurance, Information Technology, Succession Planning, Title Industry, Transaction Advisory
- Years at Aprio
- Graduated From
- Rutgers College