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Business Valuation

Business valuation is subjective and requires significant judgment on the part of the valuator. Not only do Conway MacKenzie's business valuation professionals possess the requisite experience and technical expertise required for a well-documented valuation, but our professionals have the critical element that separates us from the rest of the pack: sound judgment.

Conway MacKenzie's professionals have provided analysis and expert testimony on valuations in a wide range of settings, cases and circumstances, including:

  • Purchase price allocations and impairment testing for financial statement purposes
  • Valuations for tax purposes
  • Business enterprise valuations
  • Intangible assets valuations, transfer pricing and relief from royalty
  • Option valuations
  • Securities
  • Share value
  • Fraudulent conveyance and preference litigation
  • Bankruptcy reorganizations and debt renegotiations
  • Contractual disputes
  • Leveraged buyouts
  • Shareholder suits
  • Gift and estate
  • Lender liability claims
  • Condemnations
  • ESOP transactions
  • Buy/Sell agreements
  • Intellectual property disputes
  • Divorce
  • Other commercial litigation

We are nationally known for our valuation-related tax analysis and testimony involving bankruptcy reorganizations and loss corporations, including:

  • Built-in gain studies to maximize value following an ownership change
  • Transaction structuring and expert testimony to monetize the value of tax losses, attributes and carryback claims
  • Measuring availability of the insolvency exception
  • Supporting deductions for worthless securities and receivables in complex transaction structures
  • Supporting administrative settlements of valuation-related tax disputes


Fraud and Forensic Accounting Investigations
Conway MacKenzie's fraud and forensic professionals are among the most highly credentialed in the industry and have been engaged in matters involving fraud ranging from ponzi schemes to kiting. Not only do our Certified Fraud Examiners and Certified in Financial Forensics professionals possess the technical skills required to conduct a comprehensive and thorough investigation, we have the necessary imagination and insight to discover and unravel fraud and communicate those results clearly and concisely in a legal setting. Our team can see through distractions, effectively evaluate all situations and even advise on alternatives for recovery and fraud prevention. Our investigative analyses include:

  • Quantification of financial and other business losses arising from fraud
  • Reconstruction of financial transactions from incomplete or falsified records
  • Expert testimony
  • Identification of missing assets
  • Investigation of employee fraud
  • Analysis of fraud prevention systems
  • Discovery of financial schemes
  • Tracing of illicit transactions
  • Solvency opinions regarding fraudulent conveyance claims
  • Money laundering
  • Computer forensics


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