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Intangible Assets

The intangible assets of a business enterprise often possess significant values that are overlooked. We can help you establish the values of your intangible assets to facilitate business planning.

For example, the decision to acquire a business may often turn on the issue of taxes. In this circumstance it is critical to understand the underlying values of the intangible assets acquired. Valuation of tangible and intangible assets acquired is essential to allocating the purchase price paid for both financial accounting and tax reporting purposes. Further, acquired intangible assets may be amortizable for tax purposes and can produce significant benefits. But, as financial accounting and tax rules change and frequently differ, proper application of the appropriate valuation methodology is imperative.

Intangible Assets that we can value include:

  • Patents and copyrights
  • Software
  • Non-compete covenants
  • Customer, subscriber, and advertiser lists
  • Franchises
  • Core deposits
  • Mortgage servicing rights
  • Film libraries
  • Employment and other contracts
  • Backlog
  • Favorable leases and debt instruments
  • Insurance expirations
  • Distribution systems
  • Designs, drawings, and models
  • Trade names and trademarks
  • Proprietary technology and secret formulas
  • Network affiliations
  • FCC licenses

Our experience enables us to quickly identify the significance, value and potential of intangible assets in the context of your business.