Calvin Shannon, CPA, CVA

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Business Valuation Services for Cannabis Organizations

Bridge West LLC is the leading expert in business valuations for cannabis organizations.  Our cannabis team of certified and credentialed business valuation experts have prepared over two dozen cannabis organizations valuations and have testified in court regarding cannabis business valuations.  We have presented to various organizations regarding business valuation for cannabis organizations.  Our cannabis team has access to cannabis industry information which has been gathered by Bridge West since 2009.   Other business valuation organizations do not have access to the same data that we have gathered.  Bridge West continues to grow this data as it serves more than 600 license holders throughout the United States.

We can help cannabis organizations address many different types of concerns or opportunities, including providing ongoing financial consulting services, and a sounding board for owners and managers.

Our cannabis business valuation experts help clients to develop objective, independent valuations. Our business valuation services for cannabis organizations are customized and individually tailored to each client’s unique needs. With a dedication to providing the highest quality valuation services, our business valuation engagements are designed to collect information in the most efficient way, without unnecessary distractions and interruptions.

Our experienced cannabis certified business valuation practitioners will help to clarify the complex valuation issues involved with the cannabis industry.  With integrity, objectivity, and sound judgment, our value-added services bring insight into our clients’ business operations. Using a variety of approved valuation techniques and methods, we provide our clients with an independent analysis of their business and produce a strong, supportable and well-reasoned valuation.

We provide business valuation services for cannabis organizations in connection with:

  • Shareholder Transactions
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Financial Reporting Valuations
  • Goodwill Impairment
  • IRS Code Section 409A Valuations
  • Litigation Support Valuations
  • Internal Planning
  • Succession Planning Valuations
  • Gift and Estate Tax

Our 360-degree business valuation process takes into consideration all the elements that are relevant to a business, including:

  • The value of the business, including but not limited to, assets, liabilities, income and cash flow.
  • Outside influences, such as the economy and geographic location.
  • Key staff who may play a substantial role in the business.
  • Research of the business and industry.
  • Other internal and external factors that impact the operations of the business.

Our approach places significant emphasis on financial statement analysis and research to determine the normalized earnings and equity of the enterprise and all of our conclusions are tested for economic reality. Our valuations comply with the standards set by the American Society of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA).