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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, ABV, CEIV, CIRA
President

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

Professional Overview

 

Mr. Justin Kuczmarski, MBA, CPA, CVA, ABV, CEIV, CIRA, CFF, is the President of NAV Valuation & Advisory LLC (“NAV”).

Prior to founding NAV, Mr. Kuczmarski served as an NYC Practice Leader in Financial Advisory Services for a top 10 accounting and advisory firm. He also has senior M&A investment banking experience as a Valuation Practice Leader for a leading M&A boutique bank.

He holds three leading valuation credentials/licenses (CVA, ABV, CEIV), two credentials/licenses in public and forensic accounting (CPA and CFF), and one in bankruptcy and restructuring advisory (CIRA). 

In 2016, Mr. Kuczmarski was a recipient of the NACVA 40 Under 40  from the nation's leading valuation association, the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA).

In 2011, he was a Finalist for Crain's New York 40 Under 40.  

Mr. Kuczmarski possesses a unique background combining senior experience in both M&A investment banking and financial advisory services. He brings a strong, real-world M&A experience to his delivery of valuation services, financial advisory, forensic support, and M&A corporate finance. A complete M&A deal sheet and financial advisory services record is available upon request.

He is frequently approached to serve as a litigation expert consultant or litigation expert witness, and he has been retained in several billion dollar commercial cases throughout his career.

Mr. Kuczmarski is the sole author of the 300-page guidebook entitled The Executive’s Guide to Business Valuation: Essentials for Advisors and Business Owners

Education

 

Mr. Kuczmarski received a B.A. in Politics from Princeton University. He also received a dual MBA in both Finance and Professional Accountancy from Fordham University's Gabelli School of Business.

He attended on an academic fellowship in both departments.

TV Interviews

 

Mr. Kuczmarski is a frequent TV commentator on both M&A transactions and technology. He has appeared on multiple stations such as i24, China Central TV (CCTV), and China Global Television Network (CGTN) covering both topics in recent years.

Notable interviews have covered the latest trends in the valuation of apps, Amazon and Whole Foods' 2017 merger, T-Mobile and Sprint's proposed 2017 merger, Alphabet's earnings, and facial recognition software M&A. Please see the following link for the full videos.

Valuation, Financial Advisory, and M&A Experience

 

Mr. Kuczmarski has been involved in over 150 transactions during his 20-year career from either an M&A investment banking or financial advisory perspective. He has deep experience in buy-side M&A, sell-side M&A, and valuation opinions for transactions. 

Mr. Kuczmarski is an expert in the valuation of equity, debt, derivatives and complex assets, intangibles, real estate, and structured finance.

He specializes in the following industries: asset management, business services, healthcare, real estate, and technology. Notable clients include some of the nation’s leading alternative investment funds, law firms, and private businesses.

In 2013-14, Mr. Kuczmarski lead the due-diligence and initial public market valuation / pricing of two high-profile technology IPOs. He has also successfully defended his analysis before the IRS in multiple tax compliance appraisals.

Litigation Support and Forensic Accounting Experience

 

Mr. Kuczmarski specializes in the complete gamut of cases across litigation support. He is a Registered Mediator for the Southern District of New York, Eastern District of New York, and the District of Delaware. He is also a New York State expert fiduciary appraiser and expert accountant for 8 counties. Mr. Kuczmarski has defended his valuation and forensic accounting reports in multiple litigation support expert opinions and tax compliance assignments. He has been involved in several high-profile securities litigation assignments. Litigation case record is available upon request.

In 2010-2012, Mr. Kuczmarski was one of four plaintiff financial experts in the high-profile, class action case against a leading mortgage firm. The case settled successfully. He is also frequently engaged as a mediation / litigation expert for damages claims pertaining to matrimonial actions, medical damages, and professional liability cases. Mr. Kuczmarski has applied his valuation expertise in the quantification of property lost profits and business interruption claims. 

Published Books

 

Mr. Kuczmarski is the sole author of the 300-page guidebook entitled The Executive’s Guide to Business Valuation: Essentials for Advisors and Business Owners.

The 300-page E-book and printed edition is published by the International Association of CPAs, Attorneys and Management (IACAM) and is accredited for both 12 continuing professional education (CPE) and continuing legal education (CLE) credits in over 30 states.

The EBook edition has been purchased and downloaded by over 2,000 financial and legal professionals since 2009, making the guidebook one of the legal profession’s leading authorities on business valuation from a CLE training and distribution standpoint.

Licenses and Certifications - Business Valuation and Investment Valuation

CVA: Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) from the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA);

ABV: Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA);

CEIV: Certified in Intangible and Entity Valuations from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), American Society of Appraisers (ASA, and Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS); 

Licenses and Certifications - Accounting, Bankruptcy, and Forensic Accounting

CPA: Certified Public Accountant (CPA) from New York State and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA); 

CFF: Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA);

CIRA: Certified Insolvency & Restructuring Advisor (CIRA) from the Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors (AIRA); 

Board Service

 

Board Member, Westminster R.C. Cathedral (London), 2013-

Board Member, International Association of CPAs, Attorneys & Management, 2009-

Board Member, Princeton University Cannon Club, 2013-2015

University Teaching

 

Evening Adjunct Professor - St. John's University MBA Program, January 2014-September 2015

Representative Speaking Events

Voltaire Webinar on Tech Unicorns, November 2, 2017

The Knowledge Group Webinar on Transfer Pricing, November 7, 2017

Numerous Media TV Interviews for CCTV, CGTN, and i24, 2016-

Princeton University's New York City Alumni Chapter - Entrepreneur Panel, May 19, 2016

Tens of law firm CLE presentations: 2002-2017

CoreNet Atlanta – “Real Estate Lease Accounting Changes”, August 21, 2014

St. John’s University, Peter J. Tobin MBA Program, January 2014-September 2015

Becker CPA Preparatory programs: Taxation and Regulation; Summer 2012

Speaker, New York State Society of CPAs’ 2012 Employee Benefits Conference, January 31, 2012, “Restructuring and Bankruptcy Considerations for Defined Benefit Pension Plans”

Instructor, Becker CPA Preparatory programs: Auditing and Business Economic Sections; January 2010 - June 2012

2011 Adjunct Professor, DeVry University – College of Business and Management, Spring 2011 Courses: Financial Accounting; Intermediate Accounting

Speaker, New York State Society of CPAs’ 2010 Employee Benefits Conference, May 6, 2010, “FASB 157 and Plan Investments”

Speaker, New York Tax Study Group, January 25, 2010, “Estate Tax Reform: Hot-Button Issues”

Speaker, New York Tax Study Group, February 17, 2009, Eisner and Lubin LLP conference “Business Valuation and Tax Case Law Update: Spotting Red Flags”

Speaker, National Judicial College (http://www.judges.org), Washington D.C., November 12-14, 2008. Selected to serve on an AICPA faculty team teaching valuation and accounting to federal and state judges

Key-Note Speaker, Hamptons Roads Tax Forum, Virginia Beach, VA, May 21, 2008 “International Transfer Pricing: Latest Trends and Developments” Instructor, Center for Professional Education (http://www.cpeonline.com), New York, NY, April 28, 2008. “Corporate Finance 8-Hour Course”

Professional Associations

 

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

AICPA Forensic and Valuation Section

AICPA Relations With Judiciary Committee  

Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) 

Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors (AIRA)

International Association of CPAs, Attorneys and Management (IACAM)

National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA)

New York State Society of CPAs (NYSSCPAs)