Jason Muraco is the co-leader of Stout’s Business Valuation practice. He has over 20 years of experience providing a broad range of business valuation and financial advisory services for public and large private enterprises. Jason specializes in the valuation of debt and equity instruments, intangible asset valuations, and enterprise and legal entity valuations for financial and tax reporting purposes as well as corporate strategic planning matters.

Jason is well versed in valuation and accounting guidance related to business combinations (acquisition accounting), impairment testing (goodwill and indefinite- and finite-lived assets), share-based payment awards, and other Fair Value measurements, and he has extensive experience with the expectations of tax and financial reporting advisors and regulators. He has also advised clients in many other contexts, including transaction opinions, corporate strategic planning, financial modeling, financial planning and analysis, and litigation-related matters.

In addition to his client responsibilities, Jason is active on Stout’s internal Valuation Advisory Policy and Technical Standards initiatives, which promote technical excellence, consistency, efficiency, training, procedures, and other best practices across the firm.

Select Publications

  • The Merger and Acquisitions Journal May 2008

    Purchase Accounting: Corporate Development’s Bane?
  • Business Valuation: A Primer for the Legal Professional December 2007

    Contributing Author to Book Written by Stout's Jeff Risius

Select Presentations and Speeches

  • SEC Professionals Group National Meeting Live Broadcast June 2016

    Best Practices in Addressing the Business Impact of Corporate Change - Panelist & Moderator
  • MACPA CPE Mega Conference December 2011

    Fair Value Roundtable
  • Hahn Loeser September 2011

    Understanding Financial Statements
  • Stout Webinar September 2010 Webinar

    Valuation of Share-Based Payment Awards
  • OSU Finance Association March 2009

    Intro to Valuation
  • Cleveland 20/30 Professional Club March 2009

    Valuation of Start-Ups
  • Ohio State University Undergraduate Finance Association May 2008

    Introduction to Business Valuation