Businesses & Individuals

Business Valuations & Forensic Accounting

Melanson specializes in top quality valuation and forensic services coupled with meaningful and valuable business consulting services.


Business Valuation and Consulting

Our valuations team offers both certified valuation analysts (CVAs) and certified public accountants (CPAs) on our team available to assist you. Additionally, many team members have their Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA).

Our staff works closely with individual business owners as well as legal and banking representatives on a multitude of valuation engagements ranging from marital dissolution, to estate planning, to merger and acquisition planning. We also serve as expert witnesses in court, mediation, and arbitration.

Why you might need a business valuation:                                            

  • Succession planning
  • Consulting on increasing value for closely-held businesses
  • Gift and estate taxation in accordance with Revenue Ruling 59-60
  • Buy-sell agreements
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Marital dissolutions – including the allocation of personal versus enterprise goodwill
  • Employee Stock Option Plan (ESOP) valuation
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Subchapter S election valuations
  • Purchase price allocations
  • Banking relationships and Small Business Administration (SBA) loan funding

Forensic Accounting

From fraud investigations to dispute resolution services, our professionals can help guide your company through complicated fraud and forensic issues. We work on a variety of engagements, including:

  • Internal control assessments
  • Fraud prevention assessments
  • Fraud and employee embezzlement investigations
  • Municipal fraud assessment and investigation
  • Marital matters, including lifestyle and income analysis
  • Litigation support

What We Can Help With

Increasing value for closely-held businesses
Gift & Estate Taxation
In accordance with Revenue Ruling 59-60
Marital Dissolutions
Allocation of personal versus enterprise goodwill
Vendor Relationships
Bank and Small Business Administration (SBA) loan funding
Internal control and fraud prevention
Employee embezzlement investigations
Fraud assessment and investigation
Marital Matters
Lifestyle and income analysis

Partner With Us

Contact us today about your business valuation and forensic accounting needs.

Who We Are

It is our mission to provide clients with exceptional financial advice and services while fostering a challenging and rewarding environment for our dedicated employees.
Our Mission, Vision, & History

Our Locations

Visit one of our convenient office locations in New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Maine.

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