GBQ Capital Advisors – Valuation & ESOP Advisory

Empowering growth by creating, measuring and protecting value

You've worked hard to build your value. You should protect it. We can help.

GBQ Capital Advisors is nationally recognized and is among the fastest-growing valuation advisory practices in the country.  We perform hundreds of valuations annually for clients nationwide, ranging from large international publicly-traded companies to small family-owned businesses.  We specialize in the valuation of businesses, business interests, intangible assets, and complex financial instruments in the context of transaction advisory, ESOPs, estate and gift planning, shareholder transactions and buy-sell agreements, equity-based compensation, financial reporting, and various other corporate-related matters.
Our professionals are accredited members of the CFA Institute (CFA), the American Society of Appraisers (ASA), the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (CVA), the Institute of Business Appraisers (CBA), and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (CPA/ABV) as well as being active participants in a number of professional associations.

With offices in Ohio and Indiana, we perform 300+ valuation assignments annually for companies in virtually every industry nationwide. We assist our clients by providing valuations for the following purposes:

Transaction Support & Opinions
Because critical business decisions require an experienced partner. We’ve got the experience, right here.
ESOP Valuation & Advisory
Preserve your company’s legacy and your employees' loyalty.
Financial Reporting
Reporting standards are challenging. But they don’t have to be.
Succession & Wealth Planning
Transitioning your business to the next generation is an important step. GBQ can make sure all your bases are covered.
Corporate Planning
You want to reach your goals. Guess what? We want the same for you.
Dispute Advisory
Each case is unique. Just like we are.

Meet the GBQ Team

Speaking Engagements

Our professionals serve as speakers, authors and instructors – regionally and nationally.

Webinar On Demand

“Assessing the Feasibility of an ESOP”

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Practice Highlights

We take pride in guiding our clients, ranging from large publicly-traded companies to small family-owned businesses located throughout
the country, through the most important transactions and ownership transition events of their lives.

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ESOP Projects per Year

Valuation Professionals

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