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Multidisciplinary Alternative Investment Valuation and Financial Advisory Firm Transparently Serving the Full Range of Attorneys, Asset Managers, CFOs, and CPAs TM

NAV Valuation & Advisory LLC - Alternative Investment Valuation & Financial Advisory Firm

Cutting-Edge Alternative Investment Valuation and Financial Advisory Firm Transparently Serving the Full Range of Asset Managers, Attorneys, CFOs, and CPAsTM

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Justin Kuczmarski,
MBA, CPA, CVA, CIRA, ABV
President

Assumption & Backtesting Support

  

Internal valuation support is a dynamic offering of NAV Valuation & Advisory LLC that highlights our cross-disciplinary record serving funds in multiple capacities. Assumption and backtesting support are integral to internal valuation support.

We leverage our background as experts in valuation, external financial reporting, and internal accounting (controls and design) to provide a "triple-threat" fund offering for holistically analyzing an enterprise's strengths and weaknesses.

Our teams of CPAs and valuation experts are frequently experts in both valuation and fund accounting, a deliberate approach that propels NAV's strategy of quickly deciphering control deficiencies critical for improvement versus areas to be addressed at a later date. 

NAV's assumption and backtesting support substantiates key assumptions driving the valuation. Assumption support involves gathering and analyzing significant historical market data. Market data can serve as the founding for both current assumptions and prospective information. For assumptions involving forward-looking information, both historical market data and prospective industry information (analyst growth rates, industry trade association estimates, market participant surveys) are obtained and scrutinized. In addition, the illiquidity of level 3 assets warrants enhanced support for inputs that by definition are both lacking a price and largely unobservable.  

Finally, we provide advanced statistical modelling to assist fund managers and CFOs in multivariable regression analysis. Advanced regression analysis represents a cutting-edge mechanism for enhancing empirical documentation and surpassing the documentation expectations of both internal auditors and external auditors. A good offense, driven by the breadth of NAV's management services, serves as a "good defense" for documenting and supporting internal valuation analysis.

How We Assist Clients

 

NAV's team provides sophisticated analytical services to help verify and clarify core valuation assumptions required by investment committees, internal auditors, and external auditors.

We also work alongside fund quantitative professionals in reviewing proprietary models for reasonableness and historical backtesting accuracy. 

How We Are Transparent

 

We perform our services on a flat-fee or hourly basis with leading attorneys, alternative investment funds, CFOs, CPAs, and other C-suite corporate executives. We strongly feel engagement scope and fee ranges should be communicated effectively and efficiently.

We accordingly serve clients in stages, and we encourage clients to take a methodical, calculated approach to deciding which professional offerings are necessary or optional. 

Our first service stage is dubbed the NAV Situation Scan (TM). The Situation Scan helps both our clients and our teams diagnose the services necessary for fulfilment of client objectives. We then communicate the results of the Situation Scan to derive a suggested road-map. The NAV team next proposes a time frame for delivery of service milestones. We are inherently flexible, and our Situation Scans outline a proposed plan of action and not a mandatory obligation. We have found clients cherish this "ramp-up or ramp-down" flexibility that can be implemented at any time.