Matthew R. West, ASA
Matthew R. West, ASA, is Principal in Structured Finance, Healthcare and Financial Valuation for Marshall & Stevens Incorporated. Mr. West specializes in the valuation of healthcare systems, business enterprises, and intangible assets including complex financial instruments and derivatives.
Mr. West’s valuation analyses have been used for compliance and consulting purposes including: buy/sell consideration, purchase price allocation (FASB ASC 805), capital stock/stock option valuations (IRC 409A, FASB ASC 718), goodwill impairment (FASB ASC 350), estate and gift tax reporting, ESOP formation and reporting, and financial reporting of complex financial instruments including auction-rate securities (FASB ASC 820). Mr. West has provided expert witness testimony in valuation and economic damage assessments on separate occasions in the states of Colorado and Oklahoma.
Mr. West holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Finance from the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas. In addition, Mr. West earned a Master’s in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting and Taxation from St. Louis University. Mr. West has also attended numerous educational seminars in valuation theory and practice during the course of his professional career. Mr. West is an accredited senior member of the American Society of Appraisers (ASA), in the business valuation discipline and in intangible asset valuation. He has also received a Certification of Completion, American Society of Appraisers— Advanced Multidisciplinary Healthcare Valuation Education Program.