Corporate Advisory


Corporate Valuations &
Fairness Opinions

Corporate Valuations

Matrix provides business valuation services to companies and their underlying securities – including common equity, partnership and limited liability company interests, convertible and preferred securities, options, warrants, and debt instruments. Both formal and informal valuations are provided for the following purposes: short and long-term corporate planning, solvency and capital adequacy opinions, fairness opinions, purchase price allocations, buy-sell agreements, financial acquisition/divestiture, strategic acquisition/divestiture, take private transactions, estate and gift tax planning, and estate settlement.

Fairness Opinions

Matrix’s transaction opinion advisory services allow business owners, boards of directors, and special committees to fulfill their fiduciary responsibilities by providing comprehensive analyses and unbiased opinions about the financial fairness of pending transactions. Our independence, intellectual rigor, and industry expertise position us as a trusted advisor for clients. Representative situations include: Sell-side and buy-side M&A transactions, asset divestitures, going-private transactions, related party transactions and drop down transactions.

What our Clients Are saying

  • “Matrix’s guidance and professionalism was extremely helpful in the parties achieving a positive outcome. Working with Tom Kelso, Cedric Fortemps and their team was instrumental in seeing this transaction through to the end.”

    Carlos Fontecilla
    Biscayne Petroleum, LLC and Everglades Petroleum, LLC
  • “What I was seeking most in my advisor was not only a set of skills and relationships that could help us achieve the mission quickly, but more importantly, I was looking for people with whom I could retain a long-term relationship. I found those people at Matrix.”

    Robert Dion
    New England Surfaces
  • “The professionals at Matrix guided us through an extensive process to identify, approach and negotiate the sale of our company. They were with us throughout the entire process, and in the final analysis, provided us with the confidence that we had achieved the best possible transaction from the marketplace.”

    Robert Betzig, Chairman and Founder
    Ann Arbor Machine Company
  • “The consummation of this deal provided liquidity for my partner and will allow me to more aggressively pursue Affiliated’s strategic objectives for the next several years. Matrix explored several private equity initiatives, but at the end of the day, Wachovia offered me the best possible solution by increasing my ownership to 100% without creating any dilution or outside governance.”

    Matt Goldberg, Co-Founder and CEO
    Affiliated Mortgage Protection
  • “This facility should successfully service Fleet’s continued international growth plans by allowing us ready and cost-effective access to a variety of currencies in a manner that also allows us to effectively manage risk. Matrix was instrumental in the negotiations and played a vital role in closing the facility in a timely manner.”

    Bob Lemon, CFO
    C.B. Fleet