About Hawthorne Company

Valuation Services

Hawthorne Company provides a complete range of services relating to securities analysis and other intangible asset valuation.

Through the years we've been called upon to render value opinions for hundreds of companies for a wide range of purposes. We do not specialize in particular industry groups. We specialize in the disciplined application of sound valuation practice. Our expertise is identifying and analyzing all relevant valuation factors surrounding a particular business enterprise, whatever the particular business focus or industry classification.

Whether the securities at issue represent common stock, preferred stock, debt instruments, warrants or options, our clients benefit from a broad scope of professional knowledge and experience.


Client Needs

  • Estate settlements and gifting programs
  • Family limited partnerships
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plans
  • Stock options
  • Marital dissolutions
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Buy/Sell agreements
  • Leveraged buyouts
  • Corporate recapitalizations
  • S-Corp. tax elections
  • General corporate planning
  • Acquisitions/Divestitures
  • Going public/going private
  • Lost profits analysis


  • Valuation analysis, reports
  • Fairness opinions
  • DOL adequate consideration opinions
  • Litigation support
  • Expert witness testimony
  • Fiduciary financial advice

Ownership Interests

  • Common stock
  • Preferred stock
  • Debt instruments
  • Patents and trademarks
  • Business goodwill
  • Intellectual property
  • Warrants and options