Edward Pratesi has more than thirty years of professional experience as a certified public accountant. His area of specialization is in private company valuation and strategic consulting services.
Edward has provided numerous opinions of value for various types of business entities for a number of different purposes including estate and gift tax compliance, buy-sell agreements, business owner disputes, financial reporting compliance, and transaction purposes. His professional experience includes valuations of partnerships, family limited partnerships, intellectual property, closely held corporations, lottery tickets, and other unusual income streams.
Edward represents companies and their interest holders in mergers and acquisitions transactions (sell side), including the pre-positioning of the business, preparation of an offering memorandum, identifying and qualifying potential purchasers, and the negotiation and closing of the sale. He also consults in valuation of intellectual property, including patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets.