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Solving the Case of Hidden Funds

In many financial forensic contexts, such as divorce or fraud investigations, the parties involved may have a financial motivation to conceal assets or income sources. Finding these misappropriated items can be difficult; however, financial experts are trained in investigative techniques*. Read More >>

Accounting for Business Combinations: Why you need another valuation

Despite a  weak economy and uncertainty related to the COVID-19 pandemic, merger and acquisition activity has been consistent if not escalated over the past two years. Many companies that have not previously made acquisitions are surprised to learn that. Read More >>

Valuing a business in a volatile market

In mid-March of 2020, the global pandemic related to the COVID-19 virus shut down the US economy. This created a unique operating environment for businesses and forced valuation analysts to adapt some of their models and methods in order. Read More >>

Tax Structuring in M&A Transactions

*as seen in Crain’s Cleveland Business, January 17, 2022 A properly structured transaction can provide tax benefits to both the buyer and the seller. Typically, buyers want a deductible step-up in basis while sellers want capital gains treatment. Proper. Read More >>

Webinar: COVID-19 Impact on Mergers & Acquisitions

April 15, 2020 COVID-19 CoronavirusValuation BMF

Join us for a presentation focused on how businesses can navigate the current conditions, leverage available resources and develop a plan for the future resurgence and growth of the economy. This panel of legal, accounting, employee benefits, insurance and. Read More >>

Navigating Challenging Times: Protect Your Cash Flow

Social distancing. Remote workforces. Making payroll. Information overload. Running a business isn’t easy under ordinary circumstances, let alone during the unprecedented volatile economic environment driven by the COVID-19 crisis. We need to take care of each other and that. Read More >>

When Assets are Divided: Goodwill in Divorce

February 24, 2020 Valuation

One of the most wearisome aspects of divorce is when there is a division of assets. While some marital assets are readily divisible, such as a joint bank account, other assets, such as ownership in a privately held business,. Read More >>

Sell-Side Strategies: Preparing Your Business for Sale

January 20, 2020 Valuation

As seen in Crain’s Cleveland ACG Corporate Growth & M&A edition, January 2020 There are a myriad of diligence issues that can adversely impact purchase price and sometimes kill the deal. While there is no absolute on completely avoiding. Read More >>

Business Interruption – 5 Pitfalls that can foul-up your claim

November 12, 2019 Valuation

To weather a business interruption, damaged businesses need to be made whole again as quickly as possible. Business interruption (BI) insurance – or business income insurance – is a type of insurance that covers the loss of income because. Read More >>

Due Diligence: Staying ahead of the game

September 11, 2019 Valuation

You wouldn’t buy a car without having your trusted mechanic look under the hood, right? That same idea should be applied when buying a company without having your trusted financial advisor perform due diligence. Whether you’re buying a car. Read More >>