Ron Everett serves as a Partner in Tellson Corporate Services, LLC and as a board member for the Tellson Group. Ron has served as a Merger & Acquisition advisor and corporate valuation expert to over 3,500 companies. He is a co-founder of Business Valuation Center, established in Washington, DC in 1999. Ron has held positions as New England Director of Valuation Services for Ernst & Young, Partner and National Director of the Technology Valuation Practice for CBIZ, a large publicly held professional services firm, and President of a regional business valuation firm. He has specialized expertise in conducting fairness and solvency opinions, in addition to pricing companies and corporate assets for purchase or sale, initial public offerings, private placements, and recapitalizations.
Mr. Everett’s background includes many years of valuation consulting and merger & acquisition advisory services to the owners of manufacturing, service and distribution businesses with a concentration in technology companies holding significant IP and intangible assets. These engagements include capital stock, purchase price allocations, purchased “in process” R&D, sale price determination, SEC “cheap stock”, value growth programs, merger & acquisition analyses, offering memorandums, IRS gift & estate tax planning and filings, family limited partnership (FLP) valuation studies, fractional real estate interests, premium and discount studies, stockholder dispute arbitration, expert testimony and litigation support. His extensive experience in the valuation of intangible assets, includes patents, developed technology, software, databases, trademarks, trade names, licenses, Government contracts, backlog, distribution rights, customer lists, SaaS platforms, leases, royalty agreements, franchises, debt instruments and non-compete agreements.
His firm, Business Valuation Center (BVC) was also the exclusive valuation advisor for over a decade to the U.S. Small Business Administration’s SBIC Program, which is the largest fund of venture capital and private equity funds in the world, with over $24 billion under management. Ron was the Project Director for all SBIC valuations performed by Business Valuation Center and has personally “signed off” on over 1,500 valuation opinions for the Federal Government as a precondition to private equity funds (SBICs) receiving additional investment funding for their portfolio companies from the U.S. Treasury.
Ron has also directed valuations and solvency opinions for over 200 private equity firms, including top tier investment firms such as Summit Partners, Advent International and Thomas H. Lee Partners, as well as many large banking institutions, including Wells Fargo, Bank of America and Credit Suisse. He is a Certified Business Appraiser (CBA) and Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA), and a member of the Institute of Business Appraisers and the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts.
He can be reached at [email protected].