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Construction & Transportation, Metals

Steel production today makes use of ferrous steel scrap as well as traditional raw materials, such as iron ore, coal and limestone. There are two processes; basic oxygen furnaces (BOF) and electric arc furnaces (EAF) that account for nearly all steel production. Ironmaking, the first step in making steel, involves the raw material inputs of […]

Chemicals and Plastics, Oil & Gas

Due to the dynamic nature of the oil and gas industry, timely reporting is necessary to understand an ever-changing marketplace. GA strives to contextualize important indicators in order to provide a more in-depth perspective of the market as a whole and we welcome the opportunity to make our expertise available to you in every possible […]

Automotive, Construction & Transportation, Transportation

To realize the best value for your OTR assets, our team of professionals will look at the number of new unit orders, new units sold yearly, and the value of used tractors and trailers sold at dealers and public auctions. We monitor changes in federal clean air regulations on diesel emissions, consider the actual Class […]

Construction & Transportation, Transportation

The rail and intermodal transportation industry is highly concentrated, with the seven (7) Class I railroads accounting for more than 89 percent of revenue in 2017; leaving more than 500 smaller operators to compete for the big players’ leftovers. This high concentration reflects the dominance of Class 1 operators. Intermodal transport is affected by coal […]

Construction & Transportation, Transportation

When valuing a modular fleet, our professionals will perform site visits to observe the condition of idle units and observe overall business operations.  The valuation methodology will also include an analysis of monthly utilization, rental rates, contract length and the age of your modular fleet in order to understand its key economic drivers. We pay […]

Retail

The retail sporting goods industry comprises major national retailers (Dick’s Sporting Goods, Bass Pro Shops, Cabela’s), regional players (Big 5 Sporting Goods, Academy Sports), and mass merchants (Walmart, Target) that sell sporting/athletic goods and firearms, including: hunting and fishing supplies, camping equipment, marine/boating equipment, shooting-sports products, ammunition, athletic footwear and apparel, and accessories. Sporting goods […]

Retail

Our team of professionals will go beyond valuing physical inventory to include your business intangibles, such as customer lists, brand names, trademarks, domain names, and any patented technology. We’ll factor in customer demand by looking at sales figures for comparable stores, as well as discounting levels and any changes in the store base (openings or […]

Retail

Going beyond physical inventory, we’ll factor in intangibles such as prescription lists, customer lists, brand names, trademarks, domain names, and licenses. We’ll also look at the level of branded vs. generic drugs, proximity to competitors (who would bid on the prescription list during an auction), and more. The retail pharmacy and drugstore industry comprises familiar […]

Retail

The retail pet supplies industry comprises both brick-and-mortar establishments and online retailers. The specialized brick-and-mortar retailers are facing stiff competition from online giants like Amazon and Chewy.com, as well as mass merchants such as Walmart and Target. Typical inventory includes pet food and treats, collars, leashes, medications and preventative treatments, pet toys, and pet carriers, […]

Retail

The office-supplies industry comprises retailers such as Staples and Office Depot/Max, selling a range of paper; miscellaneous office supplies (binders, folders, pens & pencils, breakroom supplies); office furniture; copy machines; and computers and printers. Retailers have also begun focusing on other product categories, such as breakroom and medical supplies, while others are focusing on technology services, […]

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