R. Scott Brace, Jr., ASA
An Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) of the American Society of Appraisers, Scott is a Managing Director of Empire Valuation Consultants, LLC. Scott has 15 years of experience providing financial analysis, consulting, and due diligence on valuation matters and portfolio management. His areas of expertise include the valuation of common and preferred stock, debt (including senior and subordinated debt, bonds and promissory notes), employee and incentive stock options, warrants, partnership and limited liability company interests; and intangible assets.
Scott has extensive experience with the valuation of business assets and interests for purposes of: estate and gift taxes; buy-sell agreements; merger and acquisition; employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs); SEC reporting (including the allocation of purchase price among acquired intangible assets, goodwill impairment testing, and fair value analyses); shareholder and partnership litigation; and fairness opinions.
Scott works with many internationally recognized companies and has prepared business valuations for firms in the following industries: Aerospace; Advertising; Agriculture; Apparel & Footwear; Automotive; Banking; Biotechnology; Broadcasting & Cable; Chemical; Construction; Engineering; Environmental & Waste Management; Financial Services; Furniture; Healthcare; Insurance; Lodging; Manufacturing; Paper & Forest Products; Publishing; Restaurant; Retail; Oil/Gas; Software/Technology; and Telecommunications.
Scott previously worked for M&T Bank. He holds an M.B.A. in Finance from the State University of New York at Buffalo and a B.A. in Economics from the State University of New York College at Geneseo.