Independent, Credible & Defensible IRC 409A Valuations

Aranca is a leading provider of independent IRC 409A Valuations for privately held companies across all stages of enterprise development. Having performed over 2000 valuations, Aranca has built an impeccable reputation of providing high quality valuation opinions that are independent, credible and defensible. Our IRC 409A valuation reports adhere to US PAP, ASA-BV and other recognized standards for professional appraisals.

va-409aAranca’s valuation team comprises seasoned professionals with ASA, CFA, CPA and CA credentials having years of experience in valuing businesses across diverse industry sectors and all developmental stages; right from seed funding to pre-IPO stage, for IRC 409A valuations.

Our robust valuation approach blends in-depth understanding of several niche industry sectors, extensive experience in dealing with complex capital structures with multiple classes of stockholders and other unique challenges involved in valuation of early and growth stage businesses.

We leverage Aranca’s unique strengths in business research and intellectual property research practice to draw practical insights on markets and industries to support our key arguments and final opinion in IRC 409A valuation assignments.

Our well-documented and insightful Section 409A appraisal reports along with our highly responsive support help our clients glide through any stringent audit review process (including, by the big four) in a smooth, efficient and time-bound manner.

We have won over 90% of our clients through referrals, which is testament to our clients’ trust in our services. In addition, we have worked with the portfolio companies of most top-tier Venture Capital and Private Equity firms.

Success Story: Common Stock Valuation for a company with complex financial obligations

Client: A US based ad network and publishing company that had recently acquired two ad network companies and was looking to issue common options to its employees post acquisition.

Solution: Aranca determined  the fair market value of the common stock and accounting for complexities such as an outstanding seller note that had a callable and putable options, and an obligation to pay cash & stock earn-outs by the acquire. Click here to read how Aranca helped.

See more examples of our valuation and advisory work.

Project:
Common Stock Valuation for a company with complex financial obligations

Client:
A US based ad network and publishing company that had recently acquired two ad network companies and was looking to issue common options to its employees post acquisition.

Project:
Common Stock Valuation for a late stage company nearing an exit event

Client:
A US based private semiconductor company having a history of profitable operations, looking for an exit in the form of an IPO / M&A, and looking to issue options to its employees.

Project:
Business Valuation for Raising new Round of Funding

Client:
A US based private Biotech company developing a proprietary technology to economically produce a biological pesticide, in collaboration with a big pesticide company,

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“I was very pleased with Aranca's prompt and professional service. I would highly recommend their valuation services for any startup."
- President & Co-Founder,
Consumer internet startup
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