A publicly traded board of directors sought Stout's expertise with respect to the potential acquisition of a privately-held government technical services company. The Company’s board of directors requested Stout render an opinion with respect to the fairness, from a financial point of view, of the consideration to be paid by the Company.

Our analysis relied on projected cash flows via a discounted cash flow analysis as well as an analysis of the trading multiples of publicly traded companies and recent mergers and acquisitions of similar companies.

Our analyses and engagement provided independent, experienced perspective to support our client’s decisions related to these transactions and helped the board exercise its fiduciary duties related to the transaction.