A Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)* or one Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV)** is the premier accreditation for CPAs who, for many reasons, are uniquely qualified to provide business valuation and litigation consulting services. Many consider CVAs and ABVs, who are also Certified Public Accountants, to be the most qualified group of consultants to provide independent business and intangible asset valuation services.
A background in tax, auditing, accounting, and financial analysis, along with specialized knowledge in business valuations, prepares the CPA to effectively manage the intricate complexities inherent in business valuations. You can trust us to value your business.
Business valuations are most commonly required in conjunction with any of the following situations:
- Buy/Sell Agreements/Partner Disputes
- Charitable Contributions
- Dissenting Shareholder Situation
- Eminent Domain
- Employee Stock Ownership
- Estate and Gift Taxes
- Financing Arrangements
- Franchise Valuation or Evaluation
- Gifting Programs
- Incentive Stock Option Programs
- Liquidation or Reorganization
- Mergers or Acquisitions
- Sale of a Business or Business Disruption
- Succession Planning
*The Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) designation is awarded by the National Association for Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA), a 4,500 member national organization dedicated to training and certifying financial professionals in business and intangible asset valuation services and financial forensic services, including damages determination of all kinds and fraud detection and prevention.
**The Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) credential is awarded by the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), the world’s largest professional accounting association, with nearly 377,000 members in 128 countries. The AICPA sets ethical standards for the profession and U.S. auditing standards and develops and grades the Uniform CPA Examination.