There are several tests that financial analysts use to determine solvency and adequate capitalization of a business.
Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB)
December 04, 2017
Valuation is used by market participants to determine the price they are willing to pay or receive to transact a sale of a security, a business or an asset. The same techniques are used to determine the price they are willing to pay or receive to settle a claim or satisfy a liability. It should be no surprise then that when there is a dispute between two or more parties regarding value, the same valuation techniques and skills are necessary to resolve the dispute. Attorneys, accountants and business owners often rely on independent, third-party valuation experts to assist in the resolution of disputes or potential conflict situations. Some of the typical situations in which valuation experts are utilized include fair value financial reporting (GAAP accounting), bankruptcy, income tax reporting, property tax appeals, estate and gift tax planning and reporting, dissenting shareholder disputes, corporate transactions and disputes, divorce litigation, shareholder disputes or economic damages analysis as well as many other business and legal purposes. The Financial Poise webinar series VALUATION FIGHTS IN LITIGATION: BATTLE OF THE EXPERT 2017 explores all of these topics in great detail.
The third and final episode of the VALUATION FIGHTS IN LITIGATION: BATTLE OF THE EXPERT 2017 webinar series is Bankruptcy Valuation Issues: Valuation in the Context of a Fraudulent Transfer or Preference Attack, airing on December 7th at 2pm CST (Register Here), and features host Gary Frantzen of Alvarez & Marsal Valuation Services. He is joined by Anne Vanderkamp of Baker Tilly, Lisa Vandesteeg of Sugar Felsenthal Grais & Hammer, and Thad Wilson of King & Spalding, to discuss various bankruptcy valuation issues.
Bankruptcy trustees, debtors, liquidating trusts, and others often file claims against former shareholders/executives for alleged fraudulent transfers. A key issue relates to the value of the debtor’s assets at the time of the transfer relative to its liabilities and claims against its assets – in short, whether the debtor was solvent and/or adequately capitalized at the time of the transfer. There are several…