The staff at Bond & Pecaro has analyzed mature and developing businesses in the broadcasting, cable television, cellular telephone, publishing, wireless data, and technology industries. The firm provides expertise in purchase price allocations and company fair market valuations, as well as impairment studies in connection with FASB Accounting Standards Codification (ASC) Topics 350 and 360 compliance.
Since the 1970s, the company's principals have prepared appraisals of more than 5,000 communications and media properties, ranging in scope from major television station groups, wireless communications businesses, and cable MSOs to small family held radio stations, tower companies, and new technology enterprises.
To support its analyses, Bond and Pecaro maintains an extensive library of market demographic, financial, and media audience data. The company's clients trust Bond & Pecaro for the verifiable and supportable results of its analyses and their ability to withstand audit scrutiny.
Asset appraisals and fair market valuation services are provided to a wide range of media, communications, and technology businesses for mergers and acquisitions, accounting and tax compliance, estate planning, and bankruptcies. In addition, the company provides expert analysis of Employee Stock Options/ESOP Valuations and stock appreciation rights ("SAPs") for employee ownership and incentive programs, which have become increasingly important to media and technology companies.
Develops business plans, which consist of economic analysis and financial forecasts for start-up ventures. In addition, the company prepares feasibility studies in connection with the development of new businesses or in the proposed expansion of an existing business.