BV movers . . .

BVWireIssue #223-1
April 7, 2021

People: Michael Pickerstein, ASA, CFE, has joined San Diego-based Vantage Point Advisors as part of the firm’s expansion of its national valuation practice on the East Coast; he is in the firm’s New York City office and provides valuation services for purposes of ESOP formations and adequate consideration analyses, M&A planning and analysis, fairness opinions, gift and estate tax compliance, marital dissolution, litigation support, and shareholder dissension/oppression valuations … A number of promotions to managing director at Kroll (recently rebranded from Duff & Phelps): Ryan Johnson (valuation advisory services—New York City) has more than 15 years of financial and valuation experience and specializes in the valuation of illiquid securities and interests; Anthony Lu (valuation advisory services—San Francisco) has more than 14 years of valuation experience, specializing in options, convertible securities, stocks, warrants, profit interest, and debt instruments; Ruben Miranda (valuation advisory services—Austin, Texas) specializes in the valuation of complex personal property for ad valorem tax purposes; Daniel Platten (valuation advisory services—Chicago) supports health systems and hospitals with expertise in business, compensation, and intangible asset valuation; Gary Raichart (valuation advisory services—Silicon Valley, Calif.) has over 15 years of experience advising clients on contingent and IP valuation, commercial due diligence, financial projections, risk analysis, and market research; Priscilla Cheng (valuation advisory services—Hong Kong) has over 20 years of finance and valuation experience and advises on the valuation of intangible assets, purchase price allocation analysis, business enterprise valuations relating to M&A, taxation, IPO, and equity financing, as well as valuation of financial instruments for financial reporting purposes; William Leung (valuation advisory services—Hong Kong) has more than 15 years of experience in valuations of business enterprises, intangible assets, employee share options, and other financial instruments; and Ricardo Silva (valuation advisory services—Lisbon) has more than 18 years of experience assisting clients with fixed asset valuations, business valuations, fairness opinions, purchase price allocations, and determination of fair value for tangible and intangible assets.

Firms: New York City-based Berdon LLP has relocated its Long Island, N.Y., office to new space in Jericho; the new space is designed to adapt to COVID-19 health and safety guidelines, and all conference rooms are Wi-Fi-accessible and Zoom ready … FTI Consulting Inc. will acquire The Rhodes Group, a leading construction consulting firm with offices in Pittsburgh and Houston; the acquisition is expected to close during the second quarter of 2021 … Humphrey CPA Group (Indianapolis) has a new office location effective April 1: 5915 S. Emerson Ave., Suite 400.

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