Business Valuation Services

Emory & Co. provides valuation services for closely held companies, partnerships, estates, and trusts throughout the United States. We have a proven 35 year client track record. Emory specializes in complex valuations for a broad range of purposes including:

Mergers & acquisitions
Buy/sell agreements
Estate planning
Gifts
ESOPs
Corporate planning
Divorce

Our professionals have published numerous articles and books on business valuation topics and have presented material at important appraisal conferences. Emory & Co. is a recognized national authority on discounts for lack of marketability, and have published a series of widely used studies quantifying price discounts related to initial public offerings (IPOs). We prepare individualized, detailed reports written in accordance with the Business Valuation Standards of the American Society of Appraisers and with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP).

Emory & Co. has completed more than 1,400 valuation projects in the past 35 years. Types of securities and business entities valued include:
Common stock, Voting/Nonvoting
Preferred Stock
Partnership Interests
Trust Certificates
Sole Proprietorships
S Corporations
C Corporations
Limited Partnerships
“Family” Limited Partnerships
General Partnerships
Limited Liability Companies
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Emory & Co. has developed valuations for the following specific purposes:
Gifts, Estate, & Income Tax
Goodwill Impairment Testing
Corporate Planning
Mediation
Buy/Sell Agreements
Employee Stock Purchase Plans
Employee Stock Ownership Plans
Purchase or Sale of Businesses
Recapitalizations
Fairness Options
Solvency Opinions
Tender Offers
Family Buy-Outs
Blockage Discounts
Dividend Reinvestment Plans
Divorce Settlements
Estate Planning
Mergers & Acquisitions
Going Public
Going Private
Dissenters’ Rights
Squeeze Outs
Reverse Stock Splits
Spin-offs
Insurance Settlements
Fiduciary Obligation Lawsuits
Stock Options
Damages
Pre-and Post-Nuptial Agreements
Fair Value Determination
Restricted Stock
Litigation/Arbitration

Emory & Co. has provided valuation services for companies in a wide range of industries, including:
Food & Beverage
Metal Stamping
Forging
Consumer Products
Electrical Contractors
Machined Part Manufacturers
Parts Distributors
Pharmaceuticals
Recreational Equipment
Paper
Railroads
Plumbing Ware
Aerospace
Utilities
Construction
Lumber Mills
Services
Manufacturing
Transportation
Distribution
Staffing
High Technology
Computer Software
Real Estate Development
Electronics
   

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