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NEW BUSINESS VALUATION FIRM OPENS IN PORTLAND
Geffen Mesher & Company, PC and R. Lee Foster Launch BV-Advisors, LLC
PORTLAND, Ore. – September 10, 2002. Certified public accounting and business consulting firm Geffen Mesher & Company, PC, together with R. Lee Foster, has formed BV-Advisors, LLC – a business valuation and litigation support services firm. BV-Advisors, founded in July in Portland, specializes in business valuation, intangible asset valuation, and litigation support for public and private companies.
Mr. Foster is the valuation expert for BV-Advisors. With more than 12 years of experience in public accounting and advisory services, his credentials include Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Accredited Business Valuation (ABV), and Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA). Mr. Foster specializes in measuring the value of business interests, intellectual property, and other intangible assets for mergers and acquisitions, buying and selling of closely held business interests, tax planning, and financial reporting purposes. He provides economic analysis, financial advisory, business valuation, and litigation support services for publicly and privately held companies. To complement Mr. Foster’s experience, Geffen Mesher & Company contributes accounting expertise, business consulting, and planning.
According to Glenn Lovett, managing shareholder for Geffen Mesher & Company, “BV-Advisors gives us an opportunity to fill a growing niche in the Portland market – business and intangible asset valuation. Lee’s valuation expertise really gives us an edge in this arena. We’re thrilled about our joint venture.”
About R. Lee Foster
Prior to founding BV-Advisors, Mr. Foster led the business valuation group for Arthur Andersen’s Portland office. He has considerable experience with clients in the wireless telecom industry, including Voicestream Wireless, AT&T Wireless, and TELUS Corporation, as well as numerous clients in the construction, healthcare, high-tech, financial services, products/distribution, and transportation industries. He holds a Bachelor of Science in accounting from Azusa Pacific University, where he graduated Cum Laude.
About Geffen Mesher & Company, PC
Geffen Mesher & Company is a Portland-based certified public accounting and business consulting firm founded in the 1930s. Its 62 employees, including 10 shareholders, are industry experienced professionals dedicated to providing clients with the highest quality accounting and consultation services.
For more information, you may contact Lee Foster and BV-Advisors at 503-445-3376.# # #