Axiom Valuation's senior leadership team has a clear understanding of the level of independent evidence for Topic 820 (formerly FAS 157) fair value that is required for auditors to support their opinion or for use in a fairness opinion, if the securities are being transferred. We use state of the art models along with observable market data to fair value the vast array of complex financial securities held by hedge funds and other institutions. Our work has met the requirements of the most demanding financial services clients and top auditing firms. We have the expertise and experience to provide excellence in fair value measurement for the full range of financial securities from simple to the most complex, including:

Side Pocket Transactions
Asset-Backed Securities
Mezzanine Debt
Distressed Securities
Auction Rate Securities
Credit Linked Notes
Exotic OTC Options
Mortgage-Backed Securities
Collateralized Mortgage Obligations (CMO)
Cash and Synthetic CDO & CDO² Tranches
Structured Investment Vehicles
Complex, Illiquid Securities

For more information on the valuation methodologies for the illiquid security types shown above, please click here.