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Other Important Reasons for Appraisals

Other Important Reasons for Appraisals

Michael Gould


You should always consult a professional appraiser for a business valuation when you are selling your company, but that’s not the only time you should have your business appraised, according to Michael Gould, director of Litigation Support and Valuation Services at RotenbergMeril. Mr. Gould discusses some of the other common reasons you should seek the services of a valuation consultant, some of which you may have never considered. Failure to do so could mean reduced value for your business and leaving a lot of your hard-earned money on the table. This is another don’t-miss “Deal Talk” episode!

Guest Profile

Valuation Expertise:

  • Consult businesses and individuals in all aspects of valuations and litigation matters.
  • Prepare appraisals for the purposes of strategic planning, litigation support, financing, tax and financial reporting.
  • Expertise includes fair value accounting for financial reporting, mergers and acquisitions, sales of a business, split-ups/spin-offs, succession planning, liquidation/reorganization, mediation/arbitration, buy/sell agreements, estate and gift taxes, business interruption, dissenting shareholder actions, matrimonial, and partner disputes.

Professional Credentials:

  • Certified Public Accountant – New Jersey, New York
  • Accredited in Business Valuations (ABV) – American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) – American Society of Appraisers
  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) – Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) – National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts
  • Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) – American Institute of Certified Public Accountants


A Roadmap to the Successful Sale of Your Business (152 pages)

A Roadmap to the Successful Sale of Your Business (152 pages)

You could spend a lifetime figuring out how to successfully sell your business and still end up confused or clueless. What if you can stop the guesswork and start taking action now?

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