360-Degree Perspective

Through our subsidiary, MFA Cornerstone Consulting, our valuation professionals put into play a rare combination of specialized expertise and real-world experience in the complementary disciplines of auditing, GAAP, taxation and transactions. This unique knowledge and comprehensive view allows us to encircle the valuation at hand to provide highly effective execution and education for our clients.

Our professionals emphasize a business-minded approach to performing valuations. That means the planning and strategic aspects of the exercise are inherent pieces of the puzzle, adding greater overall value to the process. At MFA, it’s more than just the valuation report. We guide you through the process and help you to make informed decisions regarding your complex transactions and strategic issues.

Qualified Specialists

The technical aspects of valuation are complex, as is the myriad of operational, financial and market factors to be considered as part of the process. We combine industry, financial and business experience to help define and direct your strategy, substantiate a position or protect an investment. Our team consists of valuation specialists who have attained the highest level of skills and credentials, including professionals who are Accredited Senior Appraisers (ASA), Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA), Certified Valuation Analysts (CVA), Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV), Accredited Valuation Analysts (AVA) and Certified Public Accountants (CPA).

Responsive Approach

At MFA, we pride ourselves on the consistently positive experience we provide when working with and presenting results to clients. We prioritize a responsive, value-driven, hands-on approach that allows us to establish productive relationships. We understand short lead times and tight schedules, and work diligently to meet your critical deadlines.

Spectrum of Valuation Services

Valuations for Tax Reporting and Planning

  • 409A Stock Option Valuations
  • Restricted Stock
  • Built-in Gain Valuation for S-Elections
  • Transfer Pricing
  • Mergers, Recapitalizations and Spin-Offs
  • Estate, Gifting and Charitable Donations
  • Personal/Enterprise Goodwill Separation
  • Golden Parachute & Non-Compete Valuation
  • Debt Discharge & Income From Discharge of Indebtedness
  • Net Operating Loss Studies

Valuations for GAAP (Fair Value) Reporting

  • ASC 718 Stock Compensation
  • ASC 805 Purchase Price Allocation
  • ASC 815 Embedded Derivatives and Hedging
  • ASC 820 Fair Value Measurements
  • ASC 825 Fair Value of Financial Instruments
  • ASC 350 Goodwill Impairment
  • ASC 360 Intangible Asset Impairment

Litigation Support

  • Economic Damages/Lost Profits
  • Shareholder Disputes and Business Separation
  • Divorce
  • Personal/Enterprise Goodwill Separation

Valuations for General Business

  • Market Value Assessments
  • Buy/Sell Agreements
  • Employee Stock Option Plan (ESOP) Valuation
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William Duratti Partner – Valuation & Investment Banking (978) 557-5305
Gregg Hamilton-Piercy Lead Partner – Valuation Practice (514) 903-6966


Valuation Practice Brochure

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