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Stanley J. Feldman, Ph.D.
Chairman and Co-founder
Chief Valuation Officer
Phone: (781) 486-0100 x204
Dr. Feldman is Chairman and co-founder of Axiom Valuation Solutions based in Wakefield, Massachusetts.
He is an expert in the valuation of public and privately held businesses.
has both consulting and academic experience in valuation.
Dr. Feldman is a leading expert in valuation issues related to Purchase Price Accounting (FAS 141) and Goodwill Impairment (FAS 142), particularly as they impact the valuation of intangible assets.
has extensive background in valuing complex capital structures of early and late stage VC and private equity financed firms and has conducted numerous assignments to meet the requirements of FAS 123R and IRS 409A.
He is a leading advocate of using valuation to help firms devise and implement acquisition and divestiture strategies to maximize business value.
He is a Daubert-qualified expert and has provided expert testimony on numerous and complicated valuation issues.
He has taught and researched valuation issues as Associate Professor of Finance at Bentley College in Waltham, Massachusetts.
helped draft FAS 157, the fair value standard, as a member of the Financial Accounting Standards Board's (FASB) Valuation Resources Group
, an external advisory committee on valuation issues.
Dr. Feldman is the principal author of What Every Business Owner Should Know about Valuing Their Business published by McGraw-Hill Professional Books in November 2002; and the author of a professional book Principles of Private Firm Valuation published by John Wiley Publishers in 2005.
Dr. Feldman is also an expert on industry revenue and profit forecasting.
He served as Senior Vice President for Industry and Regional Services at DRI/McGraw-Hill in the late 1980s.
directed DRI's successful expansion into detailed industry forecasting by region and by state for private sector and government clients.
A sample of Dr. Feldman's
valuation-related experience includes:
currently teaches courses in corporate finance, business and financial policy, and investments at both the graduate and undergraduate levels at Bentley College
- Waltham, MA.
was for many years a member of the Board of Directors of the New England Economics Project
, a regional forecasting consortium.
has written extensively on issues related to business valuation and small business financing for both the Boston Herald
and the Boston Business Journal
Prior to joining Data Resources, Professor Feldman was a senior economist with Prudential Insurance Company.
In this capacity, he
analyzed financial markets, forecasted interest rates and helped develop asset allocation strategies for those retirement assets that were actively managed by Prudential
Before joining Prudential, Professor Feldman was an economist with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
Professor Feldman received a B.A. in economics from Hunter College, City University of New York, and a Ph.D. from New York University.