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Valuation & Litigation Support

415 Group is a recognized leader in business valuations and litigation support, with the largest accredited business valuation team in Stark County. Frank Monaco and Rich Craig have appraised a broad range of businesses and have conducted hundreds of valuations for a variety of entities over the past decade.    

415 Group's partners and staff members maintain professional standards through memberships in several national valuation organizations while continuously seeking to update our knowledge base. Our team members are regularly requested to teach CLE classes on valuation and litigation support matters across the state as recognized experts in their field.

To determine values, we conduct a thorough review that consists of, but is not limited to, the following:

  • An in-depth research and analysis of the economic out­look of the business
  • Evaluate competition in the marketplace and the financial position of the business
  • Analyze financial statements, operating data and legal documents
  • Analysis of income, sales and market values, when appropriate

Business Valuation Services:

  • Tax and Business Valuation Services
    • C Corporation to S Corporation Conversion
    • Estate Tax Valuation
    • Gift Tax Valuation
    • Charitable Donations
    • Stock Options under §409A
  • Merger and Acquisition Valuation Services
    • Succession Planning
    • Purchase Price Allocation
    • Post Transaction Disputes
    • Reasonableness of Offers

Litigation Support Services:

  • Economic Damage Calculations
    • Lost Profits
    • Contract Damages
    • Wrongful Death Economic Losses
    • Personal Injury Economic Losses
    • Domestic Relations / Divorce Services
      • Income Tracing
      • Marital vs. Separate Property Tracing
      • Valuation of Marital and Premarital Assets
      • Spousal Support Analysis and Calculation             
  • Mediation and Arbitration
  • Trustee and Receivership

Valuation & Litigation Support Specialists

  1. 415 Group
    CPA/ABV/CFF, MT, CVA
    Frank Monaco is a partner with 415 Group, with a focus on tax,… MoreRead more about Frank J. Monaco
    fmonaco@415group.com
  2. 415 Group
    CPA/ABV/CFF, CVA, MAFF, CITP, MCP
    Rich Craig joined 415 Group in 1995 and has been a partner since… MoreRead more about Richard L. Craig
    rcraig@415group.com