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THE JUDGE WOULDN’T IGNORE THIS “ROUNDING ERROR”

June 2017 | Issue 86 Background Constellis Group,  Inc. is a private security firm.  In December 2013, the Company formed an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (“ESOP”), which purchased 100% of Constellis’s voting stock.  Wilmington Trust NA was named Trustee of the ESOP.  Less than a year after the ESOP was created, the ESOP sold all […] More...

NEW JERSEY COURT USES VALUATION DISCOUNT TO PUNISH “BAD BOY”

March 2017 | Issue 85 Introduction Richard and Steven Parker are brothers who ran a flower business in Scotch Plains, New Jersey.  Richard is the President of Parker Interior Plantscapes (“PIP”), which installs and services plants and flowers in commercial settings.  Steven is the President of Parker Wholesale Florists (“PWF”), which is a garden center.  […] More...

Dell Appraisal Spawns a Multitude of Valuation Approaches

February 2017 | Issue 84 Introduction A Delaware Chancery appraisal case involving computer company Dell Inc. gave rise to a multitude of valuation measurements.  It is instructive to see how the court sorted through them in coming up with its final appraisal conclusion.  The case is In re Appraisal of Dell Inc., 2016 Del. Ch. LEXIS […] More...

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John E. Hempstead, ASA, CFA

QUALIFICATIONS AS AN APPRAISER OF CORPORATE SECURITIES

Mr. Hempstead has had extensive experience in preparing independent valuations of the securities of publicly-traded and closely-held companies. These valuations, and related fairness opinions, have been used in connection with corporate reorganizations, estate tax returns, Employee Stock Ownership Plans, securities litigation and other matters. Mr. Hempstead has testified often as an expert witness on securities valuations in state and Federal courts and has also served as court-appointed appraiser.

Mr. Hempstead is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and holds the designation of Accredited Senior Appraiser in the American Society of Appraisers (ASA) in the discipline of Business Valuation. He has served on the ASA International Publications Committee Review Board. He is a past member of the ASA Committee on Business Valuation and served as Chairman of its Subcommittee on Education. He is also a past President of the Southern New Jersey Chapter of the ASA.

Mr. Hempstead has been a guest lecturer on corporate finance at The Wharton School, Temple University, St. Joseph’s University and Fordham University.

Prior to establishing Hempstead & Co., he was Partner-in-Charge of Corporate Finance at Butcher & Singer, a Philadelphia investment banking firm.

Mr. Hempstead holds an undergraduate degree in electrical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and received an MBA with Distinction from Harvard Business School.