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Business Valuation

Business Valuation Services

IAG Forensics and Valuation Business Valuation

IAG’s valuation services provide independent, expert-level business valuations in the areas of financial reporting, litigation support, and tax-related needs.

Litigation Support Valuations

Our litigation support valuation services are designed to provide corporate, family law, bankruptcy and other lawyers and their clients in a variety of situations.  Our professionals have extensive experience completing business valuations in a number of industries and defending our reports in the litigation arena.  We present our valuation conclusions in a simple, understandable format that can be easily understood by the users of our reports.  Our specific services for litigation support valuations include:
  • Business interruption, lost profits and other economic damages
  • Divorce litigation
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Bankruptcy and insolvency

Financial Reporting Valuations

For financial reporting, we provide an independent, objective analysis to meet the increasing demands of investors and regulatory authorities.  Our specific services for financial reporting valuations include:
  • Purchase Price Allocations (under ASC 805) – Provide a supportable basis for acquired intangible assets, including identifying the related useful lives.
  • Goodwill Impairment Testing (under ASC 350) – Determine whether an impairment of goodwill or other long-lived intangible assets has occurred and, if so, the amount of impairment to apply.
  • Stock Valuations (under ASC 718 or IRC §409A) – Establish a supportable basis of common stock or preferred stock for financial reporting or tax needs; such analyses may be related to establishing stock option exercise prices or derivative securities.
  • Fairness Opinions – Provide an evaluation of the fairness of a proposed transaction to provide decision-making guidance to corporate officers.
  • Intellectual Property – Assess the economic value of patents, trademarks/trade names/copyrights, or other intellectual property for proposed transactions or financial reporting needs.
  • Tailored Business Valuations – Our specialists can assist you with your specific valuation needs whether they are for transaction planning, tax or estate planning, financial reporting, or other strategic purposes.

Tax Related Valuations

Our independent valuation specialists can assist in supporting tax-related positions, an area under increased scrutiny by regulatory authorities.  Some of our services for tax-related valuations include:

  • Estate and Gift Tax Planning
  • Decedent-Related Estate Valuations
  • S Conversion
  • Negotiations/Deal Management
  • Detailed Financial Modeling & Feasibility Analyses
  • Post Transaction Integration & Post Deal Support


News and Information

Potential Challenges To Opposing Expert’s Valuation Report-Income Approach (Part 1 of 3)

Pursuant to the Statement on Standards for Valuation Services #1 issued by the American Institute of Certified Public ...
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Factors That Affect Equitable Distribution of Business Interests

Halpern Case Revisited By: Maty Varon One of the landmark cases in Georgia Family Law is Halpern v. ...
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Marty Varon Receives Award From Kennesaw State University

We are very proud to announce that our partner, Marty Varon, was awarded the "2016 Outstanding Part-Time Teaching ...
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4 Key Issues To Consider in Valuations – #4– Reconciliation of Valuation Results

In the final part of this four part series, we explore the final key issue that must be ...
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4 Key Issues To Consider in Valuations – #3 – Common Errors To Avoid

As a continuation of this four-part series, there are four key issues that must be considered when performing ...
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Save the date! – Dan Branch co-chairing the 2015 Financial Topics in Family Law Seminar on 1/27/15

“I am excited to be the co-chair for this year’s seminar. It has been great working with the ...
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Primary Contacts

Partners & Principals
Dan Branch - CPA/ABV, ASA, MBA
Marty Varon - CPA/CFF, CVA, JD
Laurie Dyke - CPA/CFF, CFE


Elizabeth Karp - CVA, CDFA, JD
Steve Scott - CVA, CDFA, JD
Brandi Steinberg - CPA, CFE
Luke Thomas - CVA, CDFA

IAG Forensics & Valuation is a CPA firm that specializes in forensic accounting, fraud investigation, business valuation and litigation support.

Our clients are primarily litigation attorneys who need litigation support and expert witness services in cases involving complex financial matters.

Our Partners & Principals have served as expert witnesses in hundreds of cases in Georgia State and Superior courts, Federal court and courts in other states.

Our team is comprised of professionals who have the experience and professional judgement to effectively assist in a wide variety of matters for many types of clients. The depth and breadth of our experience and the number of qualified professionals allows us to deliver superior services in a timely and cost-effective manner.


Any matter that involves the investigation, reconstruction and reconciliation of complex financial transactions is a great prospective project for IAG.


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We welcome you to contact us to privately discuss your needs.


East Cobb Office (Main)
501 Village Trace, NE
Building 9, Suite 101
Marietta, GA 30067-4150


Phone: 770-565-3098