Valuation Services

Valuation Services

Our valuation and fairness opinions can be filed by our public clients as exhibits or within the body of SEC regulatory filings. We offer these companies, their auditors, and legal counsel assistance in compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.

  • Valuation and fairness opinions of the unregistered securities offered in private placements, including the valuation of the underlying restricted common stock of convertible securities, warrants, and options
  • Valuation and fairness opinions of warrants and other unregistered securities issued as outside SFAS 123R compensation for board members and for corporate advisory services
  • Valuation of warrants and other unregistered securities issued as finder’s fee compensation
  • Valuation of unregistered securities for estate purposes and charitable giving
  • Valuation of unregistered securities, options or grants for IRC 83(b) purposes
  • Valuation of unregistered securities used in roll-ups, mergers, acquisitions, or other business combinations
  • Valuation of unregistered securities in post bankruptcy proceedings
  • Valuation and fairness opinions involving corporate spin-offs, sales, or discontinued operations for tax purposes
  • Fairness opinions of mergers, acquisitions, or other business combinations
  • Fairness opinions of acquisitions involving FASB 141 and 142 intangible asset valuations

Recent Examples of Valuation Services Provided

We issued a valuation opinion of the fair market value of a private company that provides content protection and digital piracy solutions for the entertainment, software, and publishing industries. The valuation was used to determine the strike price of options issued by the Company’s incentive stock option plan.

We issued 83(b) valuations and opinions for owners, consultants, and investors in a series of new or startup enterprises.

We issued a fair market valuation and opinion for a private media company specializing in a relatively new media form known as virtual worlds. The opinion was required as a condition of financing from a private foreign investor.

We issued several valuation opinions for a private company involved in the medical applications and equipment industry. The valuation involved incentive stock options determined under guidelines of SFAS 123R for outside board members.

We issued a fairness opinion for the board of a publicly traded (EBB) Chinese hi-tech indoor entertainment and outdoor theme parks company. The fairness opinion was based upon an offer from a Chinese investment company to purchase all of the assets in China. The opinion was a precursor to full liquidation of the company.

We issued several fairness and valuation opinions for acquisitions under guidelines provided by FASB Statements 141 and 142, for a publicly traded (EBB) company that sells discount tickets tor Las Vegas dinner shows. One acquisition involved an online seller of golf tee times throughout the Southwest. The second involved a Midwest premium ticket broker of major sporting and entertainment events throughout the United States.

We issued an analysis for a private Southern California commercial construction company that specializes in medical and dental office buildings. The opinion dealt with the growth opportunities and risks involved with the expansion into several Western States.

We issued a fairness opinion of a transaction by a publicly traded (EBB) Chinese hi-tech indoor entertainment and outdoor theme parks company of its acquisition of the remaining equity interest in a subsidiary company.

We issued a valuation opinion for a publicly traded (PK) Chinese cable television enterprise of a recently issued convertible Preferred stock to comply with the provisions of Sarbanes-Oxley.

We issued a valuation opinion for a publicly traded (EBB) Taiwan based manufacturer and wholesaler of consumer electronics and networking products. The opinion reflected recently issued convertible securities to comply with the provisions of Sarbanes-Oxley.

We issued a valuation and fairness opinion for a major manufacturer and distributor of large screen LCD high-definition televisions of a spin-off of shares in a subsidiary to stockholders.

We issued a valuation and fairness opinion for a publicly traded (PK) Southern California Media Company that issued convertible securities as compensation for products and services rendered to the company during a corporate restructuring.

We issued a restricted stock valuation and fairness opinions for a publicly traded (EBB) company involved in the gaming and Internet related business.  The opinions were in response to a private placement of convertible preferred stock, and a private placement of senior convertible discount notes.