Aranca and Business Valuations Ltd Form Strategic Alliance

By combining Aranca’s strong track record in valuing thousands of venture-backed & mid-market businesses with Business Valuations Ltd.’s 60 years of unparalleled expertise in Gift & Estate Tax valuations and expert testimony, the alliance is a win-win for entrepreneurs and their investors from early-stage to a liquidity event or a disputed value.

New York, NY, June 15, 2014 --( Aranca, a leading provider of business valuations services, intellectual property research, business and investment research firm to global clients and Business Valuations Ltd (BVL), an established firm that specializes in providing in-depth analysis of the real-world challenges facing medium size business owners face, have formed a strategic alliance to provide end-to-end valuation services ranging from Gift & Estate Tax planning to complex IP valuation needs to their shared clients.

The two firms have already worked together on numerous challenging assignments, and have now formed this alliance to provide a wide array of risk measurement, management and mitigation services, ranging from tax and financial reporting appraisals to value enhancement services to expert testimony in case of an IRS challenge. By addressing the needs of affluent entrepreneurs, investors and their trusted advisors, Aranca and BVL would work together to provide a range of tax, financial reporting, litigation support, transaction and advisory services.

Hemendra Aran, Founder & CEO of Aranca said, “We value this strategic partnership with Dr Carl Sheeler and BVL. Today’s announcement has added an additional dimension to our valuation practice that very few other firms in the market have. Through this partnership, we can now deliver a broader range of services to our clients. In addition, we can now bring in our partner’s capabilities on any IRS valuation and discounting challenges that may arise.”

Talking about the partnership, Dr Carl Sheeler, BVL founder, added, “We wanted to expand our reach and service diversity. In Aranca, we have found an ideal partner with a large team of capable valuation professionals, who understand the nuances of valuation methods and who possess unparalleled research abilities. We are excited to partner with Aranca as we focus our synergies to serve a broader range of clients with wider variety of services.”

About Aranca
Aranca is a leading provider of diverse business services including Valuations & Advisory, Intellectual Property Research, Business Research and Investment Research to global clients. With 2,500+ valuations and 600+ clients under the belt, Aranca provides 409A, Purchase Price Allocation (PPA) and Intellectual Property (IP) valuation work. We are counted among the top four business valuations firms for venture-backed companies in the US, particularly for 409A valuations. Our expert team of Chartered Accountants as well as ASA and CFA credentialed professionals ensures Aranca’s reports are defensible, credible and independent. Aranca’s commitment to quality work, quick turnaround and fair pricing has made our firm a top choice of multiple Venture Capital (VC), Angel Investor and law firms. Aranca is listed as a recommended service provider by National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) member firms

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About Business Valuations Ltd
Known for their due diligence and quantifying risks with over six decades of experience performing defendable, IRS/ Court qualified business valuations and having worked with thousands of clients and their trust, estate and tax law firms, CPAs, as well as other trusted advisors since 1954, BVL has built a reputation as one of the most respected US-based business valuation firms. Elegant business valuation and minority interest discounting mastery requires seasoned finance/operational/strategy skills to capture the dynamic attributes of operating company equity which allows BVL to empathize with founders. BVL and its strategic partner, Privatus CIO Services, LLC, is the trusted advisor for several 8- to 10-figure family offices & High Net Worth (HNW) business owners.

They are engaged for a variety of planned and unplanned transition events relating to tax, transfer, transaction or disputes. Led by Dr. Carl Sheeler, a national authority on complex valuation issues and discounts, the Aranca - BVL’s seasoned team focuses on valuations, analysis and substantiation that goes beyond the cursory allowing them to enjoy a 99% favorable ruling ratio in valuation disputes.

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