Fairness opinions in transactions give decision-makers key valuation information and provide an element of assurance that they used reasonable business judgement in making a decision for the parties they represent. This type of opinion requires expertise, integrity, and a truly independent perspective.
Empire has extensive experience in issuing fairness opinions to entities as diverse as boards of directors, shareholders, fiduciaries acting on behalf of trust beneficiaries, or Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) participants. Our opinions are built on thorough research and detailed analysis and give clients added protection and confidence as they make crucial decisions.
Empire has issued in excess of 100 fairness opinions in conjunction with a variety of M&A and ESOP transactions.