Understanding the Jargon

Not completely sure what the various valuation terms are? We'll explain them to you and how they fit into your valuation engagement.

Take a look at the Glossary at this website.

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About ZFR

Zweifler Financial Research values businesses, professional practices and a broad array of intangible assets.

Business and professional practices valuations range in size from small privately- owned family firms and single professional practices to publicly owned enterprises, medical malpractice insurance exchanges and high technology enterprises.

We have developed strong relationships with attorneys, accountants and fiduciaries to solve the life cycle issues that the owners of businesses and practices face.

Walter L. Zweifler, ASA – Chief Executive Officer

Walter L. Zweifler is the Senior Financial Appraiser and Chief Executive Officer of Zweifler Financial Research. He has been active in the appraisal profession since 1976, initially with Marshall & Stevens, Incorporated. In 1980 he earned the designation of Accredited Senior Appraiser in the American Society In 1982 he organized Zweifler Financial Research, a division of Zweifler Appraisal Service, incorporated. Previously, Mr. Zweifler was a Financial Analyst with W. E. Hutton & Co., Bache & Co., Muller & Co., Piper Jaffrey & Hopwood, Applied Portfolio Strategy and the Amivest Corporation. Mr. Zweifler*’s testimony has been accepted in Tax and Federal Courts as an expert witness for the Internal Revenue Service and for a broad array of tax payers.

Mr. Zweifler holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics (1958) from the Wharton School of Business (University of Pennsylvania) with a specialization in finance.

Zweifler Financial Research provides and supervises a staff of real estate, machinery/equipment and fine arts appraisers when multi-appraisal analysis is required. All of these professionals are seasoned practitioners with senior designations granted by the American Society of Appraisers and similar designation appraisal societies.