Our Company


Corporate Valuations is a Portland-based business, fully devoted to the appraisal of closely held business interests.  The company is headquartered in Portland, Oregon however; its appraisers have provided valuations for companies both nationally and internationally.

Combined, CVI’s three senior appraisers have more than 60 years experience with the valuation of private and public companies. All of CVI’s appraisers are Senior Members of the American Society of Appraisers (ASA).  The ASA designation is the most prestigious business valuation designation.  Since the company’s inception in 1983, the professional team at CVI has taught courses and seminars pertaining to business valuation, performed presentations at national conferences, written and published articles, and participated in writing a definitive textbook on business appraisal.

Our professionals have valued businesses in a myriad of industries for purposes ranging from litigation to tax matters to actual transactions. Appraisal output can range anywhere from a verbal opinion to a highly detailed, fully documented report. In particular, CVI’s team has the ability to appraise complex industrial properties, ranging from paper mills to steel mills, to any other multi-million or multi-billion dollar installation. CVI’s professionals have also appraised intangible assets such as customer lists, patents, trademarks, secret processes, etc. under both fair market value and fair value standards.

The company’s professional services include: business valuation, intellectual property valuation and royalty rate analysis, ESOP valuation and transaction opinions, expert testimony, purchase price allocations, 409A valuations, estate and gift tax valuation, intangible asset valuation, and financial reporting valuation. We also can assist with project management for all of your business’s appraisal needs.