Valuation is not a sideline for Quist. It is our sole focus and as a result, all of our resources are devoted to the field of valuation.Since our founding in 1984, Quist has completed thousands of valuation engagements. Our team of professionals and established business processes for delivering valuations are unmatched. Our staff of dedicated valuation professionals consists of experts with the designations of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA).
Our valuation expertise is wide ranging. As companies grow and needs change, we can provide the valuation services they may require. Our valuation services include reports prepared for corporate finance transactions, equity compensation, financial reporting and tax planning. Projects such as fairness opinions, purchase price allocations, goodwill impairment, are a few of the many types of valuation services we offer.
The quality of our work product is without equal. Our reports have consistently withstood the intense scrutiny of the IRS SEC and U.S. Department of Labor. All four major accounting firms in multiple markets and many of the regional accounting groups across the country routinely review and approve our reports.
Quist has extensive experience working with the largest venture capital firms in the country and performing thousands of portfolio company valuations for financial reporting purposes. We are specialized in determining the fair value of complex securities, including various equity securities, convertible debt and other types of performance based derivatives. According to Accounting Standards Codification (ASC) 820, portfolio investments must be reported at fair value on the investing firms financial statements. In partnership with major accounting firms, Quist has developed best practices to assist our venture and private equity clients in implementing a more accurate, efficient and supportable process around portfolio investment reporting.