Josh Booth, CPA/ABV – Josh is a Managing Director with SVG. He has over 11 years of providing valuation advisory services to publicly-traded and privately-held companies related to business valuations, intangible assets, and complex securities over a broad range of industries. His valuation experience includes valuations for financial reporting, estate planning and tax, transaction opinions, litigation support, and ESOPs. Josh specializes in valuations related to purchase price allocation (ASC 805), goodwill and intangible assets impairment testing (ASC 350/360), share-based compensation (ASC 718/IRC 409A), including market and performance-based awards, and complex securities, including debt and hybrid debt/equity instruments, embedded derivatives, and contingent consideration, using Monte Carlo simulation and other option pricing models.
Josh received his bachelor’s degree in Accounting from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. He is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant, a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), and holds the Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) credential with the AICPA. In addition, Josh has completed the education requirements to receive the Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) designation with the American Society of Appraisers. Josh has prepared hundreds of valuation engagements for a wide variety of purposes. He also has extensive experience in reviewing valuations of publicly-traded and privately-held companies to assist audit engagement teams with financial reporting. Prior to joining SVG, Josh was a valuation manager at Grant Thornton in the Los Angeles, CA office. Before Grant Thornton, he worked at SingerLewak, Ceteris (a Duff and Phelps Company), BDO Seidman, and KPMG.