a key driver of critical decisions

The valuation of a company or its assets is often a key driver of critical decisions concerning a sale, acquisition, or other event in the business life cycle.  CohnReznick helps value entities, assets, and complex financial instruments (CFIs) for financial reporting, transactions, tax, restructuring, and disputes.

Service Offerings

  • We perform valuations and related services to help stakeholders prepare for a transaction. Our services range from market studies and restructuring valuations to related party fee reasonableness opinions.

  • We provide valuation services for financial reporting purposes in accordance with US GAAP and International Accounting Standards. These include Fair Value Measurement (ASC 820 and IFRS 13), business combination purchase price allocations (ASC 805 and IFRS 3) and asset acquisitions, impairment testing (ASC 350, ASC 360, & IAS 36), stock compensation (ASC 718), leases (ASC 842), and portfolio valuations (ASC 946).

  • We routinely perform valuations and create customized models for complex financial instruments (CFIs) including equity-based compensation grants, equity securities and derivatives, fixed income securities and derivatives, embedded derivatives, and earn-outs/contingent assets and liabilities. We also provide customized valuations for troubled debt restructuring, corporate income tax, estate tax, and other tax reporting requirements.

  • We provide business valuation services that support tax planning and tax reporting compliance. Our tax-focused valuations are used for gift and estate tax planning and reporting, charitable contributions, equity-based (deferred) compensation under IRC 409A, corporate restructuring, defense against IRS challenges, and more.

  • We provide expert witness and rebuttal testimony, economic analysis, and other services to attorneys and their clients involved in litigation and disputes. Our valuation professionals have an excellent track record in matters involving shareholder disputes, eminent domain, personal property taxes, insurable values, and bankruptcy/distressed situations.

  • We are qualified and credentialled to perform valuations related to many different property types including real estate, machinery and equipment, and energy and infrastructure asset


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donald nimey

Donald Nimey

CFA, CVA, FRM, Principal, Valuation Advisory Services

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