Valuing a closely-held business can be a subjective and complex process that requires a strong understanding of finance, investments, economics and accounting. At Freed Maxick, our team of valuation experts have the experience necessary for nearly any valuation consulting project. The team has performed valuations for numerous purposes including estate and gift, succession planning, litigation support, mergers and acquisitions, and financial reporting. While all members of our team have worked on valuations for each of these purposes, each member also has specific areas of focus as follows:
Timothy J. McPoland, CPA/ABV, CFE, CVA is a Director and the leader of the firm’s Business Valuation and Litigation Support team. Tim has regularly provided expert witness testimony relating to valuation issues, antitrust litigation, contract disputes and lost profit analyses over the past three decades. Tim also has a significant amount of experience advising clients on mergers and acquisitions.
Joseph M. Aquino, CPA, CVA is a Director with over two decades of experience providing valuation and consulting services to clients. Joe leads the majority of the team’s valuation engagements for financial reporting purposes, including purchase price allocations and intangible impairment analysis. Because of the experience in these types of engagements, our team is able to help determine the value of many intangible assets, including customer lists, patents, trade names, and non-compete agreements. Joe also has a considerable amount of valuation experience in the manufacturing and healthcare industries, with valuations for gift and estate tax purposes and merger and acquisitions, and has also testified as an expert witness on valuation issues.
Ronald J. Soluri, Jr., CPA, CVA is a Director with over two decades of experience providing valuation consulting and litigation support services to clients. Ron leads many of the firm’s valuation engagements for estate and gift tax purposes. Ron has a significant amount of valuation experience in manufacturing, wholesaling, distribution, and professional service industries as well as with real estate and investment holding entities. Additionally, Ron has advised many clients on mergers and acquisitions and has also provided expert witness testimony on valuation issues.
Thomas C. Insalaco, CFA, CVA is a Manager with a decade of valuation and securities analysis experience. Tom brings unique investment experience to the team as he was a stock analyst at a large bank for five years before joining the firm. Tom has a significant amount of experience performing valuations for gift and estate taxes and has also worked on valuations for financial reporting, litigation support and mergers and acquisitions. Tom also works with closely-held business owners to help incorporate their private business investments into their overall wealth planning.
If you are in need of a professional opinion on the value of a closely-held business interest for any reason please call our office at 716-847-2651.