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About Intrinsic

Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Intrinsic is a majority employee-owned transaction advisory and valuation firm providing time-critical transaction support and sophisticated valuation advice to private equity firms and private equity backed companies.

Founded in 2010, we continue to earn our reputation as a trusted advisor by architecting our organization and building our best-in-class team to satisfy the complex needs of our clients. Our own business is shaped and guided by a highly informed group of investors, some of the most accomplished professionals and academics in the fields of private equity and entrepreneurial finance.


Tenured experts who deliver on every engagement

Many firms provide the services we do. But none can offer Intrinsic’s truly unique asset: our people. We focus on attracting and retaining top-tier talent who share our passion for our clients’ success.

Our core values

Our values are evident in everything we do, from hiring to responding with precision, efficiency, and thoughtfulness.

We earn the respect of our clients by putting in the work so that our knowledge on matters where we serve them extends well beyond their own understanding. They come to respect and rely on us in this regard. We take enormous personal pride in our ability to contribute in this way. The satisfaction derived from mastery of the art we practice, indicated by our clients’ acknowledgement of it, and the authenticity of the relationships we build because of it, is the marquee reason we stay in this business.

Intrinsic insights

Gain insights from our experts about the issues impacting our industry and your business.

ASC 842: How Intrinsic Can Help You in Determining an Incremental Borrowing Rate

WHAT IS ASC 842 ASC 842 is a lease accounting standard issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board that requires companies reporting under U.S. GAAP to capitalize their leases to the balance sheet as a liability with a corresponding asset. This standard was established to increase disclosure and transparency into the leasing obligations of both…

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Fairness Opinions to be Required for Advisor-Led Secondary Transactions

In early 2022, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted 3-1 to propose new rules and amendments under the Investment Advisors Act of 1940 (Advisors Act), which the dissenting Commissioner categorized as a “sea change”, that would have a significant impact on private fund advisers.[1] The proposed reforms signal that the regulatory pendulum at…

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In today’s hot Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) market, deal negotiations have become increasingly more competitive. Earnouts and contingent rollover equity can be effective tools for bridging the valuation gap, sharing risk between the buyer and the seller, and addressing key person exposure. This article discusses key considerations when structuring earnouts and contingent rollover equity as…



Intrinsic has offices in Denver, Colorado and Chicago, Illinois.

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