□ We valued the trademark portfolio of a leading provider of outdoor work gloves for purposes of using such assets as collateral in obtaining financing.
□ Developed business models for a leading pesticides company that determined which combination of new business initiatives would lead to achieving the highest net present values and internal rates of return.
□ Developed models to determine whether or not a hospital should build dedicated out patient surgery centers and if so whether it was better to invest in one large center or several smaller centers. We determined breakeven levels, payback periods, NPVs, returns on investment, and IRRs for a variety of investment alternatives.
□ Prepared sophisticated scenario analysis to determine whether or not an independent dry cleaner should acquire a competing dry cleaning operation with four stores.
□ Calculated the value of guarantees on a portfolio of small business loans held by a regional bank.
□ Client needed to assess further investment in struggling record company. The multivariate financial model we developed forecast sales revenues, gross margins, EBITDA and cash flows under various scenarios including holdback periods and holdback percentages from record distributor, liability repayment schedules for former distributor, time periods to realize former sales levels, record prices and returns.
□ Valued emerging technologies and intellectual assets associated with Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Technologies.
□ Determined the assertion and settlement values for a patent that read on a mobile application. This application enables home buyers to view details about homes from portable wireless devices.
□ An oil and gas company needed to determine the feasibility of exploiting natural gas wells in West Virginia. Our multivariate financial model evaluated investment returns under different natural gas pricing scenarios, exploitation success rates and natural gas production volumes, and variable product costs based on production volumes. Model calculated effect of industry tax credits on after-tax investment returns.
□ Wrote the guidelines and financial parameters for a university to structure and value the technologies that it contributes to its spin-off companies.
□ A technology transfer office of a prominent university refused to offer indemnifications for the patents that it was in the process of licensing out. We valued the indemnifications for purposes of making concessions in the negotiations.
□ Developed revenue, earnings, breakeven and dilution models for an emerging wireless applications provider for purposes of raising capital.
□ Developed financial projections for an early-stage company that offered an expense management platform for tracking catering, car service, and office supply expenses. These models and corresponding company valuations were used to negotiate capital raises with venture capitalists and angel investors.
□ Developed market size, market penetration, revenue, earnings and dilution models for an early-stage provider of feminine hygiene and incontinence products.
□ Prepared a valuation of an innovative company pursuing catalytic heating technology. The purpose of this valuation was to report company value to tax authorities as assets were going to be repatriated to a foreign country.
□ Prepared a forward-looking analysis as to the feasibility of a regional advertising agency opening an office in Europe.