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OUR ROLE IN RESOLVING DISPUTES

CENTER FOR SHAREHOLDER RESOLUTIONS

Every year, thousands of conflicts arise between investors, whether an acquirer, seller, minority investor, corporate manager holding equity stakes in private companies, family owned businesses or public companies. Nobody is immune to a potential conflict.

WHAT WE OFFER

UHY serves as ...

The independent, neutral ARBITRATOR, who hears arguments from both parties.

The TESTIFYING EXPERT, who is a subject matter expert for one of the conflicting parties.

The THIRD PARTY APPRAISER, who develops an independent analysis and issues a conclusion on value.

The CONSULTANT helps teams evaluate cases before deciding on a dispute process.

Our Professionals

JOHN FERRO

Partner, UHY LLP
Managing Director, UHY Advisors
New York, New York

JOHN FERRO

Partner, UHY LLP
Managing Director, UHY Advisors

F. MICHAEL ZOVISTOSKI

Partner, UHY LLP
Managing Director, UHY Advisors
Albany, New York

F. MICHAEL ZOVISTOSKI

Partner, UHY LLP
Managing Director, UHY Advisors

BRADFORD SOUTHERN

Principal, UHY Advisors
Sterling Heights, Michigan

BRADFORD SOUTHERN

Principal, UHY Advisors

BOB SCHROELL

Partner, UHY LLP
Managing Director, UHY Advisors
St. Louis, Missouri

BOB SCHROELL

Partner, UHY LLP
Managing Director, UHY Advisors

JOHN BAUTISTA

Managing Director, UHY Advisors
New York, New York

JOHN BAUTISTA

Managing Director, UHY Advisors

Representative Client Work

ARBITRATOR

  • Served as the Arbitrator related to post-closing working capital dispute related to a consumer products business. Disputed items included inventory valuation among other items.
  • Served as an Arbitrator related to post-closing working capital dispute related to a pharmaceutical company. Disputed items included inventory valuation among other items.
  • Served as an Arbitrator related to post-closing working capital dispute related to a software company. Disputed items included the proper treatment of certain receivables and grants.
  • Served as the Arbitrator involving post-closing minimum net worth tested related to the merger of two financial institutions. Disputed items included the fair value of the mortgage portfolio.
  • Served as the Chairman of an Arbitration Panel involving post-closing minimum net worth test related to the merger of two financial institutions. Disputed items included the fair value of the mortgage portfolio.

TESTIFYING EXPERT

  • Served as a Testifying Expert in an arbitration proceeding related to a specialized investment banking firm in connection with the take out of the founder and significant unit holder.
  • Served as a Testifying Expert in an arbitration proceeding for a family owned and operated specialty apparel business. The case involved a Dissolution of the Business and take-out of a family member and shareholder.

THIRD-PARTY APPRAISER

  • Served as the Third-Party Appraiser related to the formation of joint venture in the asset management industry. Valued the contributed assets to determine the equity ownership percentages and the amount required to be paid to acquire a controlling interest.
  • Served as the Third-Party Appraiser related to the valuation of a nationally recognized restaurant chain in connection with a pending option to acquire the business and the sale of certain management interests.

CONSULTANT

  • Served as a Consultant in the consumer apparel industry. Hired to independently identify a third-party appraiser and develop an efficient process to value the economic interest held by the founder in connection will a Buy/Sell and Put Agreement.
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