Certifications and Designations
Women Owned Small Business
Qualified Appraisers per IRS Regulations
Duns Number: 962519869
NAICS Codes: 541990, 541219
|Margaret A. Fischer, CFA, ASA|
Margaret Fischer is the founder and managing director of Cortland Valuation Group, Inc. (“CVG”). She oversees the firm’s tax planning and compliance group and concentrates her practice on business valuation, the valuation and structuring of partnerships and limited liability companies, and litigation support. Her casework includes the valuation and financial analysis of business interests, derivative interests, securities, intangible assets, and intellectual property. Ms. Fischer’s industry experience includes biotech, communications, energy, manufacturing, real estate and construction, software, technology, private equity, hedge funds and venture capital, among others.
Ms. Fischer has over 20 years experience performing valuation and transaction advisory services. Prior to CVG, she was a director at Caliber Advisors where she led the tax valuation group for small and mid-sized businesses. Prior to Caliber, Ms. Fischer was an associate managing director in the valuation division of Kroll Zolfo Cooper, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kroll Inc. In this role, she performed the company's internal SFAS 141 and SFAS 142 financial reporting valuations, managed the valuation of multi-billion-dollar entities undergoing restructuring, and maintained a local practice performing business and partnership valuations. Before joining Kroll, she was a senior associate at Business Valuation Services (CBIZ) and director of valuation services for The Valuations Group in Memphis, Tennessee. Ms. Fischer began her career as a real estate analyst, appraising various types of commercial real estate - apartment complexes, subdivision developments, office and industrial buildings, and shopping centers.
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