Mr. Duratti, a Partner at MFA, serves as the Lead Partner for the Valuation Practice of MFA’s subsidiary, MFA Cornerstone Consulting. Bill is also actively involved as an investment banker for affiliate company, MFA Capital Advisors, where he works as part of a team assisting clients in the sale of their company by means of a merger, consolidation, recapitalization, business combination, reorganization or other related transaction.
For over 20 years, Bill has been providing financial advisory, business valuation and transaction-related services to companies and owners considering the sale of a business as well as buyers for whom it is imperative to understand the earnings, tax and strategic significance of an acquisition. He is well regarded for his profound understanding of the economic model of business and, as a result, often serves as an integral part of client merger and acquisition teams, complementing and enhancing the efforts of owners, management, legal counsel and investment bankers. Beyond providing an accurate opinion of value, Bill helps clients to achieve a level of comfort and understanding of the big picture as well as the tax and financial reporting implications of a potential deal.
Mergers and acquisitions
Reorganizations and recapitalizations
Working capital analyses and negotiations
Generational transfer and succession planning
Debt and equity financing – review/negotiations
Business and intellectual property valuations
Market value assessments
General corporate advisory
409A stock option valuations
ASC 805 purchase price allocation
ASC 350 goodwill impairment
ASC 360 intangible asset impairment
Built-in gain valuation for S-elections
Mergers, recapitalizations and spin-offs
Estate, gifting and charitable donations
Shareholder disputes and business separation
Economic damages/lost profits
CPA – Certified Public Accountant
CVA – Certified Valuation Analyst
ABV – Accredited Business Valuator
BS – Business Administration; Salem State College
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts
Business Valuation and Forensic and Litigation Services Section of the AICPA
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