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George Crane

Phone: 212.381.4799

George is a Senior Manager with Business Valuation Services Group in our New York City office. He has over 25 years of financial consulting experience and an unparalleled track record of providing clients with solutions to their various complex valuation challenges and needs.

George is a Senior Member of the American Society of Appraisers (“ASA”) designated in Business Valuation.

George is also an accredited (“IA”) Intangible Asset Valuation Specialist. Nationally, there are less than 50 individuals who have successfully met the experience, testing, and peer review requirements established by the ASA to achieve this Credential.

Professional Associations

  • Accredited “IA” (Intangible Asset Appraiser) by the ASA since 2014
  • Accredited “ASA” (Senior Member of the ASA) designated in Business Valuation, since 1985 active standing through 2020
  • Member of the Appraisal Issues Task Force (“AITF”) focused on emerging Fair Value issues in a financial reporting context
  • Past President and Board Member of the ASA Princeton, NJ Chapter

Professional Experience

  • Valuation of closely-held securities for buyouts, recapitalizations, and federal estate and gift tax purposes
  • M&A-related appraisals of business enterprises and their underlying intangible assets (e.g., patents, trademarks, software, customer lists, goodwill, etc.) for income tax, GAAP, and IFRS compliance purposes
  • Valuations for financing, bankruptcy, and of portfolio companies for private equity investors
  • Valuations of healthcare practices, high-technology firms, and startup entities
  • Transaction-related services including solvency and fairness opinions
  • Valuations for use in disputes and for litigation support purposes

Background

  • Prior to joining UHY Advisors, George was Principal of Crane & O’Malley Associates, a Business Valuation firm he founded in June 2010. George was employed with McGladrey, serving as a Practice Leader in their NYC office (2007-2010)
  • George has held senior level management positions with Management Planning, Inc., Marshal & Stevens Inc., and Lloyd-Thomas Company
  • George holds a BA from St. Francis University, Lorreto, PA

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