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Hilco Valuation Services is the world’s most experienced and reliable appraisal firm. It would be difficult to name an industry that we have not served, an asset category we have not appraised, nor a valuation service we have not provided.
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Asset Appraisals and Due Diligence Services

Hilco Valuation Services is one of the world’s largest and most diversified business asset appraisers and valuation advisors. It would be difficult to name an industry that we have not served, an asset category we have not appraised, nor a valuation service we have not provided.

Headquartered in the Chicago area, Hilco Valuation Services has offices in key cities around the world and provides services on five continents.

We have expertise in a wide range of Asset Classes, including Inventory, Machinery and Equipment, Real Estate, and Enterprise Valuation. From Aerospace and Financial Services to Retail and Energy to Healthcare and Technology, we have delivered valuations for all industries. And we have provided services from Lending and Financial Reporting to Enterprise Planning and Litigation Support.


Automotive Industry

Smarter Perspective - Automotive Q2 - The U.S. Automotive Industry Hits Bottom in Second Quarter?

After a 50% drop in U.S. deliveries of light vehicles, the seasonally adjusted, annualized rate of sales (SAAR) for April had fallen to 8.6 million vehicles. Anxious to generate some cash flow, automakers offered generous incentives to encourage nervous would-be buyers to get back in the market.
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Smarter Perspective - Automotive Q1 2020

Smarter Perspective - Automotive Q1 - The U.S. Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate of Vehicle Sales Succumbs to COVID-19

As we all know too well, when the “shelter-in-place” orders began to be issued in mid-March in response to COVID-19, showroom traffic slowed to a trickle, unemployment claims skyrocketed, and vehicle sales plummeted. The SAAR fell to 11.4 million vehicles in March, the lowest level since April 2010 when the industry was recovering from the Great Recession.
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The Evolving Story of Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

In a previous Hilco Valuation Services article from last July, we provided an early assessment of the implementation of the Section 232 tariffs on the steel and aluminum markets.
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The Toll of Taxes and Tariffs on U.S. Housing and the Lumber Market

The Trump administration tax policies enacted toward the end of 2017 first showed signs of a positive impact very early in 2018.
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Founded in 1909, Los Angeles-based Dearden’s was one of Southern California’s oldest businesses, selling furniture, appliances and home goods, mostly to the lower-income Latino market. In June of 2017, the retailer’s management team began an organized wind-down. Dearden's elected to close all eight of its retail stores and monetize its receivable portfolio.

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Hilco Valuation Services Hires Dmitriy Litvak as Senior Vice President

Feb 04, 2020

Hilco Valuation Services announced that Dmitriy Litvak has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Hilco Enterprise Valuation Services. In this capacity, Mr. Litvak will generate and deliver services to financial institutions, investment firms, advisors and corporations related to going concern business enterprise value, intangible assets, including intellectual property, and other business assets for transactional, strategic planning, accounting, financial reporting and compliance, tax, shareholder dispute, and litigation support purposes. 

Having over twenty years of accounting and transaction experience, Mr. Litvak specializes in fair-value measurement, M & A, financial reporting and tax valuation, and due-diligence. Most recently, Mr. Litvak served as Partner, Transaction Services/Corporate Value Consulting for Grant Thornton where he led transaction-related projects, including purchase price allocation, for medium and large corporate clients and PE funds in multiple industries. Prior to that, Mr. Litvak was a partner and worked in various capacities at EY, both in the United States and abroad.

Jason Frank, Managing Director of Hilco Enterprise Valuation Services says, “I am excited that Dmitriy has joined our best-in-class EVS team at Hilco. With his impressive background and experience in finance and transaction services, EVS will continue to provide value-added incremental services to our clients as we develop custom solutions to meet the complex challenges they face.”

Mr. Litvak has a Bachelor of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University. He is a CPA and a member of AICPA, as well as certified as a Senior Appraiser through the American Society of Appraisers.

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