einress & Associates is a valuation practice that issues valuations of the equity of closely-held private businesses that are utilized in their purchase or sale as well as for gift and estate purposes. The value of both controlling and minority positions can be provided.
The firm's primary focus is the valuation of the equity owned - or to be purchased or sold - by Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs). Both the initial valuations as well as the periodic updates can be rendered as needed.
Weinress & Associates also has the capability to issue valuations in order to determine option exercise prices as well as the value of the options for compensation expense purposes as required by Internal Revenue Service Code Section 409A.
In cases where it is required, fairness opinions can be issued to assure the equitable treatment of all shareholders.