Robert W. Laversin

Robert Laversin is a principal of the Firm and a Certified Business Appraiser (CBA), a member of the Institute of Business Appraisers (IBA), an Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) in Business Valuation and Appraisal as certified by the American Society of Appraisers, and a Certified Public Accountant accredited in Business Valuation (CPA/ABV). He is one of an estimated 75 business appraisers in the United States so accredited.

Mr. Laversin specializes in the following business valuation and litigation support services:

  • Business Valuation and Business Appraisal

  • ASC 718 and 409A Preferred and Common Stock Valuation and Compliance

  • ASC 820 Fair Value Measurement

  • ASC 805 Business Combinations – Valuation of Intangible Assets - Goodwill

  • ASC 350 Goodwill Impairment Testing

  • ASC 360 Accounting for Impairment

  • Forensic Accounting

  • Business and Personal Injury Damage Calculations and Testimony

  • Bankruptcies, Reorganizations, and Recapitalizations

  • Family Law Financial Analysis and Appraisal Services– Marital Dissolution

  • Stock Option Division in Divorce

  • Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Litigation and Litigation Support Services

Mr. Laversin has taught continuing education courses for the Institute of Business Appraisers, having lectured on numerous business valuation related topics.

Mr. Laversin has testified in the California Superior Court as an expert witness.

He has successfully combined his practical deal experience with the professional standards and structure of business appraisal to assist and complete over 1,500 appraisal assignments in the following industries:

  • Semiconductor and Semiconductor Equipment

  • Clean Tech – Solar, Biofuels, Alternative Energy

  • Software

  • Internet

  • Communications Technologies

  • Life Sciences

  • Oil and Gas Exploration

  • Retail and e-tail

  • Financial services

  • Medical Equipment and Diagnostics

  • IT Services

  • Electronics and Instrumentation

  • Computers and Peripherals

  • Media and Entertainment

  • Manufacturing

  • Healthcare

Mr. Laversin is a senior finance professional with over 25 years of private industry experience. Mr. Laversin was a Certified Public Accountant with Price Waterhouse & Co. and has been a Chief Financial Officer for both privately held and publicly traded companies with senior executive experience in the fields of financial reorganizations, bankruptcies, recapitalizations, negotiating credit facilities, public debt registrations, equity registrations, private equity placements, and mergers and acquisitions.

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