Gain Independent Valuation and Economic Guidance on your Portfolio Companies

Increased regulatory requirements and a renewed focus on independence have encouraged alternative fund managers to seek independent valuations and valuation guidance on their portfolios.

Caliber Advisors has the infrastructure necessary to provide rapid delivery of valuation analyses on large portfolios. Critical to this infrastructure is not only the databases and tools necessary to handle large volumes of information, but the team focus required to execute in this environment.

For our clients that have retained the valuation process in-house, we support them with independent reviews of fair value policies, procedures and results, to provide assurance to investors, fund administrators and accounting managers as well as auditors.

Our Portfolio Valuation services include asset valuations prepared in accordance with FASB ASC 820 Fair — Value Measurements and IAS 39 Financial Instruments — Recognition and Measurement.

Our Portfolio Valuation best practices consulting services include practical guidance regarding the above accounting standards as well as implementation of Private Equity Industry Group Guidelines (PEIGG) and International Private Equity Valuation (IPEV) guidelines.

Asset valuations include:

  • Debt Instruments – Term Loans, Convertible Loans, FRNs, Revolvers
  • Derivative Instruments – Warrants, Collared Warrants, Puts and Calls
  • Equity Instruments – Preferred, Convertible Preferred, Common and ESOs
  • Loan Guarantees and Other Contingent Obligations

“I’ve hired the experts at Caliber numerous times to testify on valuation matters in U.S. Tax Court. With a clear, insightful style that engages the court and credibility that shines through, Caliber staff has the skill, training and experience I need and my clients deserve.”

Michelle Ferreira

Partner, Greenberg Traurig, LLP

“Recently, we considered a merger with a similar entity and required an opinion as to the fairness of the transaction to our stakeholders. The staff at Caliber did a terrific job at navigating the analytical complexities of the requirement and the sensitive political terrain. My hat is off to them for their skill and responsiveness.”

Tom West

CEO - National LambdaRail, Inc.

“Caliber helped my growing biotech company at many critical stages during our evolution. From establishing comprehensive and fair valuation for public company investors to providing mergers and acquisitions advisory services, Caliber was cost effective, professional, and refreshing in their integrity and service quality.”

David Mallery

President – Molecular Profiling Institute (now Caris Dx)

“We use Caliber to measure the fair value of our mezzanine debt investments. Caliber is continually finding ways to expedite their work and shorten the audit review process. They see their task as making my life easier and they have succeeded well.”

Cecilio Rodriguez

Chief Financial Officer – The Comvest Group

“We engaged Caliber to help us with a strategic acquisition. Caliber acted like a true business partner, working closely with our team, as well as with the sellers. In short: the Caliber team handled the entire acquisition exceptionally well and I would recommend them wholeheartedly to anyone looking for a successful and efficiently-run transaction.”

Michael Montemayor

Vice President - National Heat & Power Corporation

“Caliber assisted us in evaluating various liquidation options and alternatives. The Caliber team was highly responsive, very knowledgeable about the process and very shrewd in how they positioned the company and negotiated the terms. They helped us maximize our value as well as meet our strategic objectives.”

Richard Esgate

Founder, Chairman and CFO - EsGil Corporation

“Caliber assisted us in evaluating several strategic options and recommending how to better align our resources to create greater value. I have little doubt that we are now on a path to greater value creation as a result of hiring and listening to the team at Caliber.”

Stephen G. Austin, CPA

Managing Partner - Swenson Advisors, LLP

“We hired Caliber to value our business and another business we considered acquiring. Their team quickly and coherently detailed the strategic and transactional issues as well as the range of financial terms whereby the acquisition would be accretive to our shareholders. The Caliber team was very responsive, knowledgeable and supportive and I highly recommend them.”

Gary Savadove

Board of Directors - Western Forge & Flange