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Valuation Services
When we conduct a valuation, we consider all relevant approaches, which may include an asset approach, income approach, and/or market approach. You can depend on us to go beyond the information provided in financial statements and tax returns.

Valuation Services

Valuation services you can depend on when you need to know: “What’s it all worth”?

When you need to determine the value of a business, or receive tangible asset or intangible asset valuations, the valuation services professionals at Plante & Moran have the experience to determine: What’s it all worth?

Our clients turn to us with that question for a number of reasons. Sometimes they are preparing a financial statement, buying or selling a business, preparing an estate plan or employee stock purchase plan, or dissolving a business partnership or marriage.

Regardless of why you need valuation services, you will benefit from our team’s experience and proven methodology.

The art and science of valuation services

When we conduct a valuation, we consider all relevant approaches, which may include an asset approach, income approach, and/or market approach. You can also depend on us to go beyond the information provided in financial statements and tax returns. For instance, if we are valuing a business, we examine industry conditions, competing organizations in the marketplace, the strength of your products and/or services, the productivity of your workforce, and future growth prospects. We bring together your facts and the insight we’ve gleaned from years of experience working with organizations like yours.

We have been retained by businesses, partnerships, individuals, not-for-profit organizations, and governments in thousands of valuation engagements.

Valuation Services that Withstand the Highest Level of Scrutiny

For public and private companies preparing financial statements, we often serve as a second service provider. Auditors appreciate our knowledge of the financial reporting standards. We are experienced in developing valuation analyses and reports that meet the requirements of:

  • Business Combinations (SFAS 141R/ASC 805, IAS 38, and IFRS 3)
  • Goodwill and Indefinite-Lived Intangible Asset Impairment Testing (SFAS 142/ASC 350 and IAS 36)
  • Long-Lived Asset Impairment Testing (SFAS 144/ASC 350 & 360 and IAS 36)
  • Stock Options and Share-Based Payments (SFAS 123R/ASC 718)
  • Fair Value Option for Financial Assets and Liabilities (SFAS 159/ASC 825)
  • Fair Value Measurements (SFAS 157/ASC 820)
  • Fresh Start Accounting (SOP 90-7/ASC 852)
  • Private Equity Valuation Services (SFAS 157/ASC 820 and SFAS 159/ASC 825)

 
If you are in need of a valuation to recover economic damages, resolve a shareholder dispute or finalize a transaction, you will appreciate our experience developing analyses and reports for presentation in court. 

Industry expertise in valuation services

Plante Moran’s valuation services professionals have assisted clients and counsel with numerous business and asset valuation matters. These valuations have been performed for a variety of purposes including financial reporting, bankruptcies, shareholder disputes, marital dissolutions including the division of assets in divorce, trust and estate matters and purchase and sale advisement. Our valuations have involved businesses and tangible and intangible asset valuations in various industries including distribution, healthcare, manufacturing, real estate, retail, service, and technology.