Who We Serve

Business Owners

You're a successful business owner and proud of the unique business that was built with passion, planning and execution. However, every business will transition at some point in the future. Whether you are on the sale or buy side of the transaction, our professionals can assist you and your team of advisors (legal, accounting, financial planning) throughout the process.

Our goal is to help business owners by providing independent and unbiased valuation and litigation support services to meet an entity's changing and complex needs.  From valuation issues in the areas of taxation, financial reporting, business transition (M&A) or litigation, we have the experience to assist you and your business deal with various compliance or consulting objectives.


  • Income Tax (C-S Corp. conversion for IRC Section 1374 Built-in Gains)
  • Gift Tax (Form 709 and IRC Section 170 Charitable Contributions)
  • Estate Tax (Form 706)
  • Deferred Compensation (IRS Section 409A)
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs)

Financial Reporting:

  • Business Combinations (ASC Topic 805, formerly SFAS 141R)
  • Goodwill and Intangible Asset Impairment (ASC Topic 350, formerly SFAS 142)
  • Stock Compensation (ASC Topic 718, formerly SFAS 123R)

Mergers & Acquisitions:

  • Cost-effective Calculation of Value
  • Business Transition Planning and Consulting
  • Review Letter of Intent (LOI) or Term Sheet Prices for Reasonableness
  • Assist in Development of Financial Forecast Models for Value Calculations Purposes

Litigation Support:

  • Marital Dissolutions Where Closely Held Business is Involved
  • Shareholder Buy-out or Dissolutions
  • Commecial Damages and Lost Profits Analysis
  • Business Interruption Claims
  • Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Claims
Want to know more? Call us at (503) 445-3376 or contact us online.
BV Advisors • 888 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 800 • Portland, OR 97204 • (503) 445-3376 • info@bvadvisors.com

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