Valuation

At DGC, our credentialed business valuation professionals specialize in providing objective, credible, and insightful business valuations, customized to the facts and circumstances of every client’s specific situation.

In addition to understanding the many factors that drive business value, DGC draws upon the firm’s varied skill sets including finance, valuation, accounting, tax and industry expertise in order to provide thorough and defensible valuation analyses for the following purposes:

Advisory

Fair Value Accounting

  • Purchase price allocations
  • Goodwill and intangible asset impairment
  • Fresh start accounting
  • Stock based compensation
  • Derivatives and hedging valuation

Tax planning

  • Estate planning and gift tax
  • Charitable contributions
  • Family limited partnerships
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plans

Litigation and dispute resolution

  • Shareholder disputes
  • Marital dissolution
  • Purchase price disputes
  • Solvency matters
  • Economic damages
  • Lost profits
  • Expert testimony

Perspectives

Case Study: Large Publicly Traded Company Seeks Valuation of Marketing Services for Partnership Agreement and RESPA Compliance
Case Study: Large Publicly Traded Company Seeks Valuation of Marketing Services for Partnership Agreement and RESPA Compliance 08/13/2021

DGC provided a thorough and auditable fair value analysis (conducted contemporaneously with the execution of the marketing services agreement) which is a critical aspect of RESPA Section 8 compliance. Read more

Webinar Recording and Clips: 'Why Now is the Time to Gift Assets at Lower Valuations'
Webinar Recording and Clips: 'Why Now is the Time to Gift Assets at Lower Valuations' 09/29/2020

Panelists discussed how high lifetime gift exemptions coupled with lower asset values create a unique opportunity to leverage and efficiently transfer assets—and why now is the time to act! Read more

Uncertain Times Present the Opportunity to Gift Assets at Lower Valuations
Uncertain Times Present the Opportunity to Gift Assets at Lower Valuations 08/24/2020

High lifetime gift exemptions coupled with lower asset values create a unique opportunity to leverage and efficiently transfer assets. Now is the time to act. Read more

What Our Clients Say About Us

The valuation team quickly understood what we wanted to accomplish, consulted with us, creatively approached the data, and translated the salient points of our client’s financials effectively. This enabled us to use the financial documents to support our claims and tell a compelling story. We had a lot of follow-up as the hearing date neared, and the valuation team at DGC was incredibly responsive and efficient.

Michelle Peirce, Esq. Co-Chair Litigation Practice Donoghue Barrett & Singal