Valuation Consulting

What's your life's work worth?

There are certain times in life when a value has to be assigned to your dream…

CLH, CPAs & Consultants is one of the only firms in Northwest Indiana to have three certified valuation analysts (CVAs®) on staff.

All of our valuators are credentialed by the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts® (NACVA®).

CVAs have met rigorous standards of professionalism, objectivity, and integrity in the field of business valuation consulting. Our CVAs offer the proficiency and depth of experience you expect and deserve when it comes to valuing your life’s work.

Conducting a valuation is both a science and an art.  Valuation consulting involves acquiring a thorough understanding of a business entity’s dynamics, including its strengths, capabilities, and vulnerabilities.

Valuation consulting is also the process of analyzing the competitive environment, overall expectations for the marketplace, future prospects for the industry, and the business entity’s future earning potential to determine the value of the business.

Business valuations and valuation consulting are often recommended or required for a number of purposes:

Transaction Tax Reporting Lending Litigation
Buying a business Gift tax reporting Conventional loans Shareholder disputes
Selling a business Estate tax reporting SBA loans Marital dissolution
Merging a business Charitable giving
Add/withdraw partners

Having a professional value determination of your business is powerful knowledge that can be used to help your business grow and succeed in this competitive world.

Do you need to…

  • Set a baseline value for the business or implement an exit strategy?
  • Evaluate an offer for the sale of a business?
  • Prepare for acquiring an ownership interest in a business?
  • Determine shareholder or partnership investments or buyouts?
  • Begin strategic succession planning for your business or planning for your estate?
  • Plan for financial gift taxes, including transferring an interest to family members?
  • Obtain bank financing or meet financial reporting requirements?

Our valuation consulting is tailored to your specific needs:

  • Detailed or summary conclusions of value
  • Calculations of value
  • Consulting valuation engagements, including transaction pricing, strategic investments, and resolving disputes

When you need to know the value of your business, you need a trusted team of professionals you can rely on. The valuation professionals at CLH are equipped with extensive experience, education, and training in valuation consulting.

When you choose CLH for your valuation consulting needs, you’re also drawing on the full strength and dedication of our entire organization. Choosing CLH gives you access to a firm of professionals who specialize in closely-held businesses, multi-state taxation, and financial reporting and compliance.

CLH valuation engagements are rigorously prepared and meticulously documented. Our valuators take a relational approach in assisting our clients navigate the complexities of business valuations.

Give yourself peace of mind and let the CVAs at CLH take care of carefully drafting a valuation report that is supported by reliable data and sound valuation principles.

MEET OUR VALUATORS

47809 57910
JOHN A. CRAIGHEAD
CPA, CVA

219-874-0210
ext. 112
jcraighead@clh-cpa.com
GREGORY M. CLARK
CPA, CVA

219-874-0210
ext. 154
gclark@clh-cpa.com
ANGELA G. GROTHAUS
CPA, CVA

219-874-0210
ext. 146
agrothaus@clh-cpa.com