Hilco Valuation Services logo

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.
Learn More

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.

Perspectives

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.
Learn More
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.
Learn More
Steel and Aluminum Tariffs Chart

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.
Learn More
Lumber Market Chart

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.
Learn More

Spotlight

Dearden's Logo

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.

Learn More

News

Kyle Murphy Joins Hilco Valuation Services & Industrial Services as Managing Director of Business Development for Northeast Region

Sep 15, 2020

Hilco Global announced today the appointment of Kyle C. Murphy to Managing Director, Business Development of Hilco Valuation and Industrial Services.  Mr. Murphy, who is based in Boston, will focus on private equity sponsors, lenders, advisors, consultants, and companies in the northeast region of the U.S.

Mr. Murphy joins Hilco Valuation & Industrial Services most recently from J.P. Morgan, where he led business development and loan origination for their Middle Market Banking Group by calling primarily on middle-market private equity sponsors based in New England.  Prior to J.P. Morgan, Mr. Murphy worked at Wells Fargo Capital Finance on the loan originations team covering the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic.  Mr. Murphy began his lending career at New Stream Secured Capital.

“We feel extremely fortunate to have someone of Kyle’s caliber join the Hilco team,” said Tom Greco, CEO of Hilco Valuation and Industrial Services.  “His experience and broad range of relationships will be of great benefit to our clients in helping move their transactions from qualification to closure.”

Mr. Murphy graduated from Western Connecticut State University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a minor in economics, and currently lives in Boston.  He is active in the Boston Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth and runs their DealHunters Committee. He is also an active member of the Turnaround Management Association and Secured Finance Network.  In 2019, he was the recipient of the ACG Emerging Leader Award.  Mr. Murphy is also an active committee member of the Cape Cod YMCA.

Request Information

 Hilco Global - Vested on your success

Visit Hilco Global to discover the full array of valuation, monetization and advisory business solutions.

Learn More