Valuation & Financial Advisory
Organizations face formidable challenges throughout the life cycle of major transactions, including forecast and valuation support, assessment and commercial due diligence efforts, transaction structuring and analysis of strategic alternatives and ongoing post-transaction needs. Combining industry and technical expertise with market insights and transaction experience, FTI Consulting valuation experts have a proven track record of delivering sophisticated and actionable advice to clients. Management teams, boards of directors, capital markets and investors trust our objective and credible valuation opinions and advice when making strategic decisions and executing transactions.
How We Help
Strategic advisory and transaction support
We provide our clients with the highest level of analytic excellence, insight and defensibility. Our services are used across a variety of transactions, including capital raising support, buy- or sell-side M&A efforts and distressed matters.
Bank collateral valuation opinions
Lenders need the confidence to make informed lending and collateral decisions. Our valuation experts provide in-depth insight into the value of assets and businesses, including distressed situations where restructuring support may be required.
Fairness and solvency opinions
Boards of directors and special committees often need assistance with decision making, fulfilling fiduciary responsibilities and mitigating risk in executing a transaction. They engage us to render opinions and support regarding fairness and solvency issues.
Private equity firms, hedge funds and other investment managers are often required to value illiquid assets. They turn to our experts for an independent valuation, including valuations to meet financial reporting requirements under applicable fair value standards.
Intellectual property and intangible asset valuation opinions
Organizations may face intellectual property challenges across a multitude of situations, including collateral administration, M&A efforts, financial reporting, gift and estate tax reporting, transfer pricing, litigation and distressed situations. Combining our technical and industry expertise, we routinely develop valuation opinions for intangible assets, such as intellectual property.
Financial reporting and tax opinions
We are well versed in delivering valuations to support financial reporting and tax requirements, including:
- Fresh start accounting
- Purchase price allocation
- Goodwill and intangible asset impairment
- Equity incentive compensation
- Estate and gift tax opinions
- Tax consolidation
- Tax cost base setting
- Executive options
Dispute and litigation support and services
Attorneys and litigants often require expert testimony, damages valuation and analysis, court-ready reports and opinions, and reviewing opposing/corroborating expert reports. We successfully combine industry, technical and testimonial expertise for the benefit of our clients facing these situations.