Reliable Business Valuation Services in San Francisco

Reliable Business Valuation Services in San Francisco

We offer comprehensive valuation reports, ensuring you understand the true financial standing of your San Francisco business so you can make better decisions.

About the Top Business Valuation Firm in San Francisco

We specialize in business valuation, economic damages analysis, forensic accounting, and business interruption loss analysis. Our team consists of PhD Economists, MBAs, CPAs, CFEs, CFAs, ASAs, and CIRAs with over 200 years of combined experience from top accounting firms and Fortune 500 companies.

We provide detailed, objective, and reliable reports tailored to your specific needs, ensuring compliance with IRS requirements and assisting in legal disputes, investment decisions, and financial planning. Our nationwide presence ensures we can meet tight deadlines and handle complex cases effectively.

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    Our Business Valuation Services for San Francisco Businesses


    Transactions / Mergers & Acquisitions

    • Buying or Selling a Business
    • Management Planning
    • Buy/Sell Agreements

    Shareholder and Partner Disputes

    • Estate Planning and Gift Tax
    • Family Limited Partnerships (FLPs)
    • Income Tax


    Financial Reporting

    • Goodwill Impairment Testing
    • Purchase Price Allocation
    • Employee Stock Option Plan Valuation (ESOP)
    • Complex Securities Valuations
    • Identification and Valuation of Intangible Assets

    Bankruptcy or Restructuring

    • Solvency Analysis
    • Valuations for Lender Support

    Meet Your Business Valuation Expert

    Jeremiah Grant, Managing Partner of Arrowfish Consulting, specializes in business valuation, economic damages, forensic accounting, and insurance claims analysis. With extensive experience in franchise systems, he has handled cases involving breach of franchise agreements, fraud, and trademark infringement across the US, Jordan, Brazil, Hong Kong, and India.

    Beginning his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers in 1998, he has held significant roles at international consulting firms and taught business appraisal at the University of Utah. Jeremiah holds an MBA from the Marriott School of Management and a BS from Brigham Young University, and he is a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA). He has testified in numerous State and Federal Courts and arbitrations, demonstrating his expertise in commercial damages, business interruption, and intellectual property. His industry experience spans aerospace, biotech, retail, and more, showcasing his broad analytical capabilities and commitment to reliable, objective financial analysis.


    6-Step Process for Our San Francisco Business Valuation Service


    Initial Consultation

    We begin with a comprehensive consultation to understand your unique valuation requirements, timelines, and objectives. This helps us customize our approach. Following this discussion, we provide a detailed service agreement outlining the scope of work.


    Data Collection

    Our team gathers and reviews essential business documents, including financial statements and operational data. This step is essential to thoroughly understanding your business’s structure and market standing.


    Stakeholder Interviews

    We conduct in-depth interviews with business owners, executives, and key staff to gain valuable insights into your operations, financial status, and industry conditions.


    Thorough Analysis

    Our experts carry out a detailed analysis using established valuation methodologies, ensuring a robust and tailored assessment of your business.


    Delivering Findings

    We present our valuation findings in a comprehensive report and offer a video conference to explain our analysis, assumptions, and the valuation methods applied.


    Ongoing Support

    After our initial engagement, we remain available to address any further questions, provide litigation support, or offer updates and re-valuations as your business evolves. Our goal is to be your dependable advisory partner.

    See What Our Clients Think Of Us

    Jeremiah’s specialized business insights have significantly improved Business Improvement Group’s capacities.


    David Teller

    National Procurement Manager at Dyno Nobel

    Thank you for the amazing experience I had working with you. I look forward to collaborating with you soon.


    Hector L. Sandoval

    Attorney at Roven-Kaplan, LLP

    Jeremiah’s team is highly efficient in dispute litigations with millions of dollars in question.


    Scott Hansen

    Partner at Stoel Rives, LLP

    Mr Grant’s analysis and testimony are simply top-notch when it comes to expert witness.

    Jeff Tillotson

    Jeff Tillotson

    Founder of Tillotson Law

    Your dedicated follow-ups ensure we’re on the right track. Thank you for that, Jeremiah.

    Claudia Gneiting

    Claudia Gneiting

    Director of Finance & Accounting at American Express

    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is business valuation, and why is it important?

    Business valuation is the process of determining the economic value of a business or company. This valuation is essential for various reasons, including the sale of the business, establishing partner ownership, taxation purposes, and even during divorce proceedings. A precise business valuation ensures you understand your business’s worth, helping you make informed decisions regarding its future.

    How long does a business valuation typically take?

    The duration of a business valuation can vary depending on the complexity and size of the business. On average, a comprehensive valuation can take anywhere from a few weeks to a couple of months. This timeframe includes the collection of necessary documents, analysis, and preparation of the final valuation report.

    What methods do you use for business valuation?

    We utilize various valuation methods tailored to each business’s specific needs. Common methods include the Income Approach, Market Approach, and Asset-Based Approach. Each method involves different techniques and considerations to accurately reflect the business’s value based on its financial performance, market conditions, and asset value.

    How much does a business valuation cost?

    The cost of a business valuation can vary widely based on the scope and complexity of the engagement. Factors influencing the cost include the size of the business, the purpose of the valuation, and the level of detail required. We provide a customized quote after an initial consultation to understand your specific needs.

    Can you help with business valuation for legal disputes?

    Yes, we specialize in providing business valuation services for legal disputes, including divorce proceedings, shareholder disputes, and economic damages. Our experts have extensive experience in preparing detailed valuation reports that can withstand scrutiny in court, ensuring you have the support needed for your case.

    Which other locations do you cover in the USA?

    In addition to San Francisco, we offer our business valuation services in various locations across the USA, including

    Our team is well-equipped to handle valuations in diverse geographic regions.

    What credentials does your business valuation expert hold?

    Jeremiah Grant, the Managing Partner of Arrowfish Consulting, leads our business valuation services. He holds the Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) credential from NACVA and the Commercial Lines Coverage Specialist (CLCS) designation from the National Underwriter Company. With an MBA from the Marriott School of Management and extensive experience in business valuation and litigation support, Mr. Grant is highly qualified to handle complex valuation assignments.

    Do you offer valuation services for startups and new businesses?

    Yes, we offer valuation services for startups and new businesses. Understanding the value of your startup is crucial for fundraising, partnership agreements, and strategic planning. We provide tailored valuation services that consider the unique aspects of early-stage companies, including projected growth and market potential.

    How do you ensure the accuracy of your business valuations?

    Accuracy is paramount in our business valuations. We follow rigorous standards and methodologies, incorporating the latest industry data and financial analysis techniques. Our experts undergo continuous training and adhere to the highest professional standards to deliver reliable and precise valuation reports.

    Can you assist with valuations for mergers and acquisitions?

    Absolutely. We provide comprehensive business valuation services for mergers and acquisitions, helping you understand the true value of the target company. Our detailed valuation reports support negotiation strategies, ensuring you make informed decisions and achieve favorable outcomes in M&A transactions.

    What industries do you have experience with?

    Our experts have extensive experience across various industries, including aerospace manufacturing, wholesale distribution, biotech, fitness centers, food products, franchises, insurance carriers, multi-level marketing, professional services, retail, transportation, and venture capital. This diverse industry experience enables us to provide accurate and insightful valuations tailored to your specific business sector.

    Something About San Francisco

    San Francisco is a vibrant city known for its iconic landmarks, diverse neighborhoods, and rich cultural heritage. The city’s Chinatown, one of the oldest and largest outside of Asia, is a bustling area filled with traditional Chinese shops, restaurants, and temples, offering a glimpse into its historical roots dating back over 150 years.

    The city is also famous for its annual events, such as the St. Patrick’s Day Parade, which features a multicultural celebration with live music and performances highlighting San Francisco’s diverse communities.

    Recent efforts have significantly reduced crime rates, with property crimes down 32% and violent crimes down 14% in the first quarter of 2024 compared to the previous year. Additionally, the city continues to address homelessness, with the 2024 Point-in-Time Count showing a decrease in unsheltered individuals.

    San Francisco’s blend of historical charm, cultural diversity, and ongoing community efforts make it a unique and dynamic place to live and visit.

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