Professional Business Valuation Services in Seattle, WA

Professional Business Valuation Services in Seattle, WA

We offer precise, data-driven business valuations in Seattle, providing you with clear insights for financial planning, investment opportunities, and strategic decision-making to ensure your business’s success.

About Your Go-to Seattle Business Valuation Team

At Arrowfish Consulting, we bring over 200 years of combined experience from top accounting firms and Fortune 500 companies. Our team, including PhD Economists, MBAs, CPAs, CFEs, CFAs, ASAs, and CIRAs, specializes in economic damages analysis, company valuation, forensic accounting, corporate bankruptcy, insurance claims analysis, and management consulting.

We are committed to providing reliable analysis, competitive rates, and personal service. With a nationwide presence, we ensure our diverse expertise is available to meet your needs, whether you’re a small startup or a large conglomerate.

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    Our Business Valuation Services for Seattle, WA 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

    Jeremiah Grant – Your Seattle Business Valuation Expert

    Hi, I’m Jeremiah Grant, the Managing Partner at Arrowfish Consulting. With over 20 years of experience, I focus on business valuation, economic damages expert witness assignments, forensic accounting, and insurance claims analysis. My career began at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Dispute Analysis and Investigation, and I’ve held key roles at Kroll Zolfo Cooper and LonePeak Valuation.

    I have particular expertise in franchise systems, handling cases of breach, fraud, and trademark infringement for brands like TCBY, Radio Shack, and Gold’s Gym. I’ve testified in State and Federal Court, as well as international arbitrations. Let’s work together to navigate your financial and legal challenges with precision and integrity.


    Our Process for a Business Valuation Service in Seattle, WA


    Initial Consultation

    We kick off with an in-depth discussion to understand the purpose, timeline, and scope of your valuation. This helps us tailor a strategy that aligns with your specific goals. We’ll provide a service agreement detailing the project.


    Document Collection

    Our team collects and reviews all relevant documents and data to gain a comprehensive understanding of your company’s financial status, operational framework, legal context, and growth potential.


    Interviews with Key Personnel

    We interview owners, management, and key staff to gather valuable insights into your business operations, financial performance, industry trends, and future outlook.


    Thorough Analysis

    With all the information in hand, our business valuation expert conducts a detailed analysis using methodologies that are customized to your specific needs and circumstances.


    Results Presentation

    We compile our findings into a comprehensive report and present them during a video conference. A senior partner will walk you through the analysis, clarifying the assumptions and business valuation methods used.


    Continuous Support

    Even after the valuation is complete, we offer ongoing support to address any queries, assist with litigation, or perform regular re-evaluations as required. Our commitment is to be your dependable advisor throughout the process.

    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

    Why is a business evaluation important?

    It is essential for various reasons, such as sale transactions, partnership dissolutions, estate planning, and litigation. A thorough valuation helps you understand the true worth of your business, which is crucial for making informed decisions.

    How long does a business valuation take?

    The duration of a business valuation can vary depending on the complexity and size of the business. Typically, a thorough valuation process can take anywhere from two to six weeks. Factors such as the availability of financial data, the need for site visits, and the specific purpose of the valuation can influence the timeline.

    What documents are required for a business valuation?

    Key documents needed for a business valuation include financial statements (income statements, balance sheets, cash flow statements) for the past five years, tax returns, ownership structure details, and information on any outstanding debts. Additionally, documents relating to industry analysis, competitive landscape, and company forecasts are often required.

    How much does a business valuation cost?

    The cost of a business valuation depends on the scope and complexity of the analysis. Fees can range from a few thousand to tens of thousands of dollars. It’s essential to discuss the cost upfront with your valuation expert to understand what is included in the fee and ensure it meets your needs.

    How is the value of a business determined?

    The value of a business is determined using various methods, including the income approach, market approach, and asset-based approach. The income approach looks at the future earning potential, the market approach compares the business to similar companies, and the asset-based approach assesses the total value of the company’s assets.

    Which other locations do you cover in the USA?

    We provide our business valuation services in several other major cities across the USA, including:

    What credentials does your business valuation expert hold?

    Our Managing Partner, Jeremiah Grant, leads our business valuation services. Mr. Grant has extensive experience in business valuation, economic damages expert witness assignments, forensic accounting, and insurance claims analysis. He holds the Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) credential from NACVA and the Commercial Lines Coverage Specialist (CLCS) designation from the National Underwriter Company. With a background from PricewaterhouseCoopers and Kroll Zolfo Cooper, Mr. Grant is well-versed in various industries and has testified in both State and Federal Court.

    Do you offer litigation support services?

    Yes, we offer comprehensive litigation support services. Our team can assist with expert witness testimony, forensic accounting, and economic damages analysis. We have experience in various types of litigation, including breach of contract, intellectual property disputes, fraud investigations, and more. Our experts are well-prepared to provide credible and robust testimony in court.

    Can you help with financial forecasting and projections?

    Absolutely. Our team can assist in creating detailed financial forecasts and projections. These services are crucial for strategic planning, securing financing, and evaluating future business performance. We use sophisticated modeling techniques to provide accurate and realistic financial projections tailored to your business needs.

    What industries do you specialize in for business valuation?

    We have extensive experience across a wide range of industries, including aerospace manufacturing, biotech, retail, transportation, professional services, and more. We are particularly experts in valuing franchise systems and have worked with numerous franchisors and franchisees. Our industry-specific knowledge ensures a thorough and accurate valuation for your business.

    About Seattle, Washington

    Seattle, known for its vibrant culture and scenic beauty, offers a unique blend of urban living and natural attractions. The city is home to iconic landmarks such as the Space Needle and Pike Place Market, and it boasts a thriving arts scene with numerous galleries, theaters, and music venues. The recently transformed Waterfront Park is a prime example of Seattle’s commitment to enhancing public spaces, attracting half a million visitors last year alone.

    Downtown Seattle is a bustling hub, hosting over 106,000 residents and welcoming millions of visitors annually. In 2023, the city experienced a record-shattering summer with over 11 million visitors, partly driven by major events like the MLB All-Star game. The city’s robust infrastructure and public health initiatives, including the Health 99 post-overdose response team, highlight Seattle’s innovative approach to community well-being.

    Seattle’s economy is bolstered by significant investments in small businesses and the arts. The city’s Creative Economy initiative aims to revive and support local arts, contributing $90 million to the sector. Additionally, Seattle’s commitment to sustainability and resilience is evident in its comprehensive planning efforts, focusing on housing, transportation, and environmental sustainability.

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