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  American Business Appraisers specializes in business valuation and litigation consulting services in the San Francisco Bay Area, San Jose, and the Silicon Valley. The firm appraises businesses in a variety of areas, including wholesaling, manufacturing, retailing, construction, and professional service organizations. Businesses appraised have ranged from small locally-owned and managed entities to large closely-held, professionally managed organizations.

The Firm values businesses for various purposes, including:

Mergers and acquisitions
Intangibles and purchase price allocation
Litigation and expert witness testimony
Marital dissolution
Estate and gift tax
Recapitalizations
Dissident stockholder suits
Bankruptcy
Determination of valuation adjustment due to lack of control or marketability


In addition, the firm and its principals assist with the sale, merger and acquisition of businesses, perform forensic accounting services, provide economic loss calculations and have been and are often appointed as receivers and provisional directors and serve as alternative dispute resolution resources.

 
 
 

Mr. Eggers is a principal of the Firm and a Master Certified Business Appraiser (MCBA), a Fellow of the Institute of Business Appraisers (FIBA,) an Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) in Business Valuation and Appraisal as certified by the American Society of Appraisers, Accredited in Business Appraisal Review (ABAR) and a Certified Public Accountant accredited in Business Valuation (CPA/ABV). He is one of an estimated 25 business appraisers in the United States so accredited.

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

  • Business Valuation and Business Appraisal
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution and Mediation Services
  • Family Law Financial Analysis and Appraisal Services – Marital Dissolution
  • Estate and Gift Tax Valuations
  • Family Limited Partnership and Multitiered Entity Valuations
  • Business and Personal Injury Damage Calculations and Testimony
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Reorganizations and Recapitalizations
  • Litigation and Litigation Support Services

He has been appointed as a Special Master in three Bay Area County Superior Courts, by special appointment has provided consultation services to the court judiciary, participated in a colloquium on advanced business valuation issues sponsored by the California State Judicial Council, and made instructional presentations to finance, accounting and legal professional organizations on business valuation issues. He has participated in over 750 valuation engagements.

Prior to joining the firm in 1989, Mr. Eggers was a partner in the international accounting firm of Arthur Young participating in merger and acquisition activities and providing entrepreneurial and valuation services to clients.

Mr. Eggers has presented continuing education presentations to the local bar association on various business valuation topics including development of capitalization and discount rates, the differences in market vs. income approach to valuation and the standard of value used in various engagements and assignments.

At the request of the Rutter Group and California State Judicial Council, Mr. Eggers made presentations to California’s top lawyers and judges on various business valuation and financial statement analysis topics.

Mr. Eggers is co-chair of the IBA’s Qualification Review committee and Chairman of the Professional Standards Committee for the IBA. He is a certified instructor for the AICPA, AMA and IBA. Mr. Eggers provided technical assistance to a project group working on the valuation of the Panama Canal for its millennium transfer.

E-mail Michael Eggers at mje@abasf.com.

Michael J. Eggers, Principal
 
American Business Appraisers, LLP
3800 Blackhawk Road, Suite 140, Danville, California 94506
Phone: (925) 964-0370 • Fax: (925) 964-0374
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