The valuation department of Gursey | Schneider LLP values professional and other business interests including intangible assets, public or private debt, and equity securities and stock options. We translate the complex technical and legal aspects of business valuation and economic analysis into documentation that is understandable and defensible upon audit or in court. We pride ourselves on the integrity of our research and our ability to provide clients with a clear understanding of the theories and techniques we employ so that informed business and legal decisions can be made. Our valuations and other analyses are prepared for a variety of reasons, including mergers and acquisitions, estate and gift taxes, allocation of purchase price, support for ESOP purchases, litigation support and financing. Our staff includes personnel with advanced degrees in finance, accounting, and economics, as well as with professional designations from the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute (CFA) and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) designated as Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV).