Matthew Girard provides valuation consulting services as a member of Andersen Tax’s East Coast Valuation Services Group. His professional career spans over 20 years of valuation and business experience. Before joining Andersen Tax, Matthew was a valuation consultant with several firms, including a specialized financial advisory firm he co-founded. Before that he was a valuation consultant in Arthur Andersen’s Valuation and Corporate Finance group and an associate at the Vanguard Group.
Matthew has worked on over 1,700 business and intangible asset valuations, having valued domestic and multinational businesses in many fields including:
- Purchase-price allocations
- Goodwill impairment testing
- Fair value calculations
- Mergers and acquisitions
- Non-compete agreements
- Option valuations
- Federal and international tax planning/documentation
- Business and strategic planning
- Estate planning
- Litigation support
Specific industries within which Matthew has worked include government contracting, ecommerce, retail, technology, financial services, metals, business service companies, real estate, manufacturing, distribution and retailing, amongst others.
Matthew is a Chartered Financial Analyst as recognized by the Chartered Financial Analysts Institute, and he has completed the courses required for the American Society of Appraisers’ Business Valuation designation.