FCG members are experienced, credentialed, financial experts and leaders in the valuation profession. FCG members serve on the Business Valuation Committees of the AICPA, IBA, NACVA and the ASA, participate in national business valuation conferences, serve as instructors, and write valuation books, articles, and newsletters.
Our FCG membership gives us access to a resource pool which comprises the collective expertise of the most successful valuation professionals in the United States and Canada. Many of the recognized names in the valuation industry are affiliated with FCG member firms. And, while geographically dispersed, the operations of all member organization are rooted in ethical standards.
The combined input of more than 300 FCG associates engenders the most creative approach, superior processes, and accurate methodologies for our clients. FCG organizational synergy facilitates communication among 80 member firms and represents the new model of information access in business valuation and litigation. Our clients benefit from our FCG affiliation in the following specific ways:
FCG valuation and litigation experience comprises all aspects of commercial and related law through a range of industries and service areas. FCG promotes specialization within the business valuation/litigation field in order to have high-level specialists available within the organization for consultation on engagements. Collectively, FCG associates hold every major valuation designation available, related to:
Even though our focus is business valuation and litigation, FCG member firms place within Accounting Today’s 2000 Top 100 accounting firms in the United States. FCG affiliates are committed to providing solutions to our client base by staying current on all environments: valuation and litigation, technology, business, and family practice.
The strength of member firms who share similar philosophies and practices creates a knowledge base that is unprecedented in any accounting field today. FCG membership enhances our:
FCG prides itself on state-of-the-art technology and applications to serve its client base and enhance its service delivery. A technologically savvy organization, FCG conducts business via its extranet which allows the sharing of documents between offices, access to online manuals and checklists, and document collaboration in real time, using company software. Our perpetual discussion forums related to specific industries and advanced valuation issues are quickly becoming a benchmark for companies who also want to share knowledge.
The geographic boundaries 0f FCG are invisible; a large corporation based on the east coast with multiple locations across North America will benefit from our expansive office network, because local associates are available to serve on any engagement. Consequently, member firms also serve small businesses with one location because we are positioned for availability in any market or situation.
FCG members are expert in assessing the value of:
Valuations are necessary for:
The professional training and experience of FCG affiliates comprises myriad backgrounds in industry management and public accounting. Associates have specialized knowledge, such as developing discount rates in emerging economies, as well as general knowledge of industry, audit and tax situations. With professionals who can work in over 10 languages and have experience in more than 25 countries, we are able to competently perform international engagements.
FCG proprietary information includes one of the largest intellectual property transaction databases available in the industry. Our professional staff includes lawyers (non-practicing) with valuation expertise, designations and financial education, and others who concentrate on small business or large company engagements. FCG force-multiplication is an invaluable resource for our clients:
FCG professionals have worked with the following industries:
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