Business Valuation, Litigation Support, Forensic Accounting, and Mergers & Acquisitions Due Diligence 

Our Flagship Service: Business Valuations

A formal business valuation is the best report card that a private business owner can get! Business valuations involve assessing investment risk, identifying value drivers, performing analyses of historical and projected financial and operational performance, interviewing key members of management, touring facilities, performing industry benchmarking analyses, calculating a cost of capital, normalizing cash flow, reviewing deal prices and structures of completed business sales of similar companies, and much more.

Business Valuation Services:

Mergers and Acquisitions

Buy/Sell Agreements

Shareholder Transactions (buyins/buyouts)

Strategic and Succession Planning

Employee Stock Option and Ownership Plans

Family Limited Partnerships

Estate, Probate, and Gift Property Transfers

S Corporation Elections and Other Tax Issues

Key Person Life Insurance


Intangible Assets, including Goodwill, Copyrights, Patents, Trademarks, Trade Names, and Domain Names

Litigation Support Services:

Financial Damage Calculations

Lost Profits and Lost Wages

Business Interruption Costs

Expert Witness Testimony

Rebuttal Reports

Cursory Reviews of Reports Prepared By Others

Preparation of Interrogatories and Deposition and Cross-Examination Questions

Forensic Accounting Services:

Tracing, Identifying, Quantifying, and Analyzing Sources and Uses of Funds

Identifying, Quantifying, and Analyzing Shareholder and Partnership Inequities

M&A Due Diligence Services:

Buy-Side Due Diligence

Transactional Advice


Laura frequently lectures for continuing professional educational programs. She is an approved speaker for the State Bar of Arizona, Maricopa County Bar Association, Scottsdale Bar Association, Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants, Institute of Management Accountants, National Association of Women Business Owners, American Society of Practicing Accountants, American Society of Women Accountants, Arizona Business Council, Lorman Education Services, and National Business Institute.

Contact Laura Leopardi directly for any speaking engagements opportunities. Thank you for your interest.