Welcome to Stout’s inaugural issue of Value Driver Digest, a periodic compilation of value-added insights pertaining to valuation, market trends, regulatory changes, and accounting- and finance-related issues that impact the financial reporting and corporate tax compliance arena. We hope that you find Value Driver Digest to be useful, relevant, and to-the-point.


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Featured Service: Corporate Tax Planning & Compliance

Ever-evolving state, federal, and country-specific tax laws, regulatory changes, and increased audit activity require that global tax strategies not only meet the demands and objectives of a multinational business, but also withstand scrutiny. We help organizations minimize risk by providing independent, accurate, and defensible valuations built on technical expertise and robust valuation processes. And, when it comes to supporting our results, we leverage our practical knowledge of regulations, extensive documentation, thorough diligence, and significant experience working with multinational clients and regulatory bodies to support our analyses. Representative services include:

  • Legal entity and asset valuations
  • Intercompany asset and capital transactions
  • Joint venture/partnership valuations
  • Cancelation of debt obligations
  • Worthless stock elections
  • Tax-planning models, including forecast reconciliations to legal entities/geographies/products/services


Stout experts have provided tax controversy testimony and consulting services for U.S. and foreign taxpayers and their attorneys for decades. We have been involved in numerous cases involving transfer-pricing issues, debt/equity issues, and other complex tax matters. Stout's tax controversy team is composed of experienced testifiers, consulting and accounting experts, and structured data practitioners who have helped resolve tax controversies on behalf of some of the most recognized companies in the world across a wide range of industries. Our team focuses on effective resolutions using creative approaches and cost-effective resources.


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  • “[Your professionals] are able to meet our deadlines and are responsive to any follow-up questions we may have.” – Senior Manager, Corporate Finance
  • “I have been a client for several years and will continue to need sound valuation services. Keep up the good value.” – Chief Financial Officer
  • “[Your professionals] and the team are outstanding. The knowledge and professionalism is truly appreciated.” – Chief Operating Officer
  • “[Your professionals] not only perform consistently solid work, they proactively inform [us] of issues related to our valuation work and assess the risks of different approaches.” – President

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New Hire Announcements

  • Justin Burchett is a Managing Director in the Complex Securities and Financial Instruments practice and is based in New York. Justin has more than 15 years of experience specializing in the valuation of financial services firms and complex financial products. In his role, he is focused on expanding Stout's financial services industry capabilities to a range of financial institutions.
  • Tuan Le is a Director in the Valuation Advisory group and is based in Dallas. He has extensive experience working with public companies, transaction attorneys, financial sponsors, and accounting professionals. In his role, Tuan is responsible for business development and account management.

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