Kaulkin Ginsberg Launches New Valuation Company

January 12th, 2015

By: Mike Ginsberg

I am pleased to inform you that Kaulkin Ginsberg Company has bolstered its longstanding valuation practice by launching a new corporation, Topline Valuation Group, LLC, in conjunction with Santos, Postal & Company, P.C., the premier certified public accounting firm in the Washington, D.C. metro region servicing small and midsize companies.

ARM companies and related outsourced service businesses will receive the same level of valuation service they’ve grown to expect from Kaulkin Ginsberg, plus much-needed technical, financial and operational support tailored specifically to the needs of each company.

Services designed to improve decisions at the corporate, operational and ownership levels include:

  1. Transaction Support
    1. Fair market assessments
    2. Fairness opinions
    3. Valuation due diligence
    4. Dispute resolution
    5. Exit planning
  1. Operational Support
    1. Financial benchmarking
    2. Profitability-by-client assessments
    3. Budgeting
    4. Business modeling and forecasting
    5. Financial consulting
  1. Financial Reporting
    1. Purchase price allocation
    2. Impairment tests
    3. Tax valuations
    4. Stock option expense
  1. Equity Incentive Plans & Tax Compliance
    1. ESOPs
    2. Private company equity incentive plans
    3. S Corporation Conversions
    4. Estate and gift tax valuations
  1. Litigation Support
    1. Dissenting/oppressed shareholders
    2. Lost profits and lost asset values
    3. Contract and buy/sell agreement dispute resolution

The experienced team consists of certified valuation professionals, experienced businessmen, M&A professionals, entrepreneurs and CPAs with more than 125 years of combined experience servicing the needs of middle-market companies and their owners.  Adam Freedenberg, CPA, CFE, CVA, will be leading the practice. Adam’s experience as a certified valuation analyst, in addition to the many valuation reports he has prepared for ARM entities, business owners seeking value prior to succession, divorce attorneys needing to know asset values to ensure fairness, real estate firms and other businesses will provide Topline’s clients with the expertise, integrity and trust needed when engaging a firm for a valuation.

Kaulkin Ginsberg will play an active role in this new venture, providing critical market-level insight and support. You have our assurance that confidentiality and professionalism will always be maintained.

About Kaulkin Ginsberg Company      

Founded in 1989, Kaulkin Ginsberg provides value-added merger and acquisition (M&A) and strategic advisory services tailored specifically to the accounts receivable management (ARM) industry and related outsourced business services (OBS) companies. The firm’s client-centric approach covers almost every stage of a company’s lifecycle. For more about Kaulkin Ginsberg, please visit www.kaulkin.com.

About Santos, Postal & Company, P.C.

Santos, Postal & Company, P.C., founded in 1971, is one of the top-rated certified public accounting firms in the greater Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area. The firm provides a wide range of services, such as tax planning and preparation, general accounting, audit and attestation, estate and gift, business consulting, fraud and forensics, elder care financial management, and outsourced CFO services. The firm is their clients’ trusted adviser. The firm has received numerous accolades including, but not limited to, Accounting Today magazines’ prestigious "Top 100 Best Firms to Work For" award in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014; and since 2009, has been ranked as one of the "Top 50 accounting firms" in the Washington, D.C., area. For more information about Santos, Postal and Company, P.C, please visit www.SantosPostal.com.

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