Lucas Parris, CFA has been awarded the Intangible Asset specialty designation from the American Society of Appraisers. The Intangible Asset specialty designation focuses on the valuation of intangible assets in financial reporting, tax, and litigation valuation settings. Globally, intangible assets are increasingly important to business success and value. Increases in price to book value multiples of public companies reflects the greater role intangibles now play in value creation. An understanding of intangible assets and their impact is required for many finance and valuation professionals.
Lucas is a senior member of Mercer Capital’s Financial Reporting Valuation Group, providing public and private clients with fair value opinions and related assistance pertaining to goodwill and other intangible assets, stock-based compensation, and illiquid financial assets.
Lucas also has valuation experience in engagements related to corporate planning and reorganizations, litigation support, employee stock ownership plans, and estate and gift tax planning and compliance matters. Valuation opinions prepared by Lucas have been accepted by each of the four largest U.S. audit firms and various regulatory bodies, including the IRS.
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