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About Scalar

An Introduction

Scalar is a full service business valuation firm with offices in Salt Lake City, San Francisco, Boston and Washington DC. We offer a full range of valuation services for tax, financial reporting, transaction advisory, and litigation purposes. With years of experience and deep industry expertise, Scalar is a leader in the valuation industry.

Our Philosophy

Integrity, professionalism, and a personal commitment to clients are the core values at Scalar. We do whatever it takes to exceed our clients’ expectations. That’s why we’ve been able to establish lasting relationships in the industry. We are dedicated to being a supportive resource beyond the initial engagement.

"I had a great experience working with Scalar. Their team was very insightful and responsive throughout the valuation process. I was especially impressed by their ability to work around tight deadlines.”

- Satin Mirchandani , CEO at TractManager Holdings

"Scalar was exceptional, and very responsive. Their turnaround time and overall service exceeded our expectations. They were patient, accommodating, and certainly proved their knowledge ability as they answered each question we threw at them. Our experience with Scalar was nothing short of positive.”

- Jerry Jao , CEO at Retention Science

Our Services

Tax Services

  • IRC 409A
  • ESOP
  • Gift & Estate
  • 1099-R & 5498
  • Entity Conversion

Financial Reporting

  • Purchase Price Allocation (ASC 805)
  • Goodwill Impairment (ASC 350)
  • Intangible Asset Impairment
    (ASC 360)
  • Portfolio Valuation
    (ASC 820)
  • Derivative Valuation
    (ASC 815)
  • Stock-based Compensation
    (ASC 718)
  • Fresh Start Accounting

Transaction Advisory

  • Solvency Opinion
  • Fairness Opinion
  • Enterprise Valuation
  • Valuation Consulting

Litigation Consulting

  • Bankruptcy Litigation
  • Intellectual Property Disputes
  • Commercial & Shareholder Disputes
  • Estate & Gift Tax Litigation
  • Healthcare Litigation
  • General Litigation Support
  • General Counsel Strategy

Selected Clients

  • Hello Fresh
  • Slack
  • HireVue
  • Sprinklr
  • Glassdoor.com
  • Indiegogo
  • Dollar Shave Club
  • Frank & Oak

Our Team

Zak Nugent

Zak Nugent

Chief Executive Officer

Zak Nugent is the Chief Executive Officer of Scalar. He actively manages the day-to-day operations of the firm. Before joining Scalar, Zak was the President and Chief Executive Officer of America Home Today. Zak received his B.S. in Economics from the University of Utah.

Matt Tillotson

Matt Tillotson

Managing Director

Matt Tillotson is a Managing Director of Scalar and oversees all of the firm’s valuation, financial reporting, and transaction advisory engagements. He has valued nearly 1,000 venture-backed companies for tax, compliance, litigation, and estate planning purposes. Matt graduated Cum Laude with a B.S. in Finance from Brigham Young University.

Mitch Rencher

Mitch Rencher

General Counsel & Head of Litigation Consulting

Mitch is General Counsel and Head of Litigation Consulting of Scalar. He has spent his professional career performing business valuations, quantifying damages for litigation, and assessing litigation risk. Mitch previously served as a Vice President in Duff & Phelps’ Litigation Consulting Group and a litigation risk analyst for a division of Credit Suisse. Mitch graduated Cum Laude from Brigham Young University with a B.A., MBA, and JD.