Balda AG

Balda AG (BAFG.DE) is a Germany-based specialist of plastics solutions requiring precision, quality, safety and specifications tailored to customer requirements.  Caliber determined the fair value of the acquired inventory, equipment and intangible assets of two US-based companies recently acquired by Balda: C. Brewer and HK Plastics. All valuations were prepared in accordance with IFRS 3.

US Tax Court

Caliber Advisors offers expert witness services in many Federal and State Court venues.  In August, 2012, Ken Nunes testified in US Tax Court in Los Angeles, California, as an expert witness on excess compensation IRC Section 162) and transfer pricing (IRC Section 482).

Affymetrix, Inc.

Affymetrix, Inc.  (NASDAQ:AFFX) provides life science tools and molecular diagnostic products that enable parallel analysis of biological systems at the gene, protein and cell level, primarily in the United States, Europe, Latin America and Asia.  We determined the fair value of certain restricted stock units (RSUs) with market-performance based triggers issued by Affymetrix. The RSUs were dependent upon two different but correlated market prices.   We developed a multivariable Monte Carlo simulation to measure the likelihood of triggers being met in accordance with FASB ASC 718.

Velocity Express

Velocity Express is a North American express delivery service, specializing in same-day, on-demand services. The Company was recently purchased by TransForce, Inc. (TSX: TFI) a Canada-based,  North American transportation and logistics company. Caliber provided financial advisory services to the Board of Directors of Velocity and prepared a fairness opinion on the transaction.

LPL Financial

LPL Financial (NASDAQ:LPLA) provides wide range of financial services including:   brokerage and investment advisory services to independent financial advisors; financial advisory services to regional banks and credit unions; and advisory services to affiliated insurance companies using an integral platform of proprietary technology.

Caliber was engaged to provide a solvency opinion in connection with a proposed special dividend. Our analysis included the traditional three point solvency tests under various optimistic and pessimistic scenarios. The capital adequacy test also was applied.