Asset Appraisals

Asset Appraisals
BIA/Kelsey is a leader in performing asset appraisals of tangible and intangible assets of media, technology and telecommunication properties.

Accuracy of asset value is crucial for accounting, tax reporting, insurance, investors and litigation and our team of experienced experts ensure that every appraisal is sound and supported by extensive and reliable data.

BIA/Kelsey performs asset appraisals to assist our clients with tangible and intangible asset allocations of purchase prices related to acquisitions of entities. We also prepare asset appraisals to assist our clients with impairment testing related to indeterminable lived intangible assets.

BIA/Kelsey's financial analysts deliver appraisals that are accurate, independent and defensible. Examples of our areas of expertise include:

  • Cable and broadcast equipment
  • Telecom equipment
  • Telecom networks
  • Data equipment
  • Data networks
  • Fiber
  • Fiber-optic equipment
  • Publishing equipment
  • Broadcast and wireless Telecommunications licenses (i.e., MMDS, LMDS, PCS, cellular, ITFS)
  • Advertiser and subscriber / customer bases
  • Intellectual property
  • In-process R&D
  • Network affiliation agreements
  • Leasehold interests
  • Income agreements
  • Broadcast rights agreements
  • Copyrights
  • Software, patents
  • Trademarks and brands
  • Employment and non-compete contracts

BIA/Kelsey asset appraisals are sound and supported by extensive and reliable data. Our team performs its due diligence - inspecting facilities, measuring and accurately assessing value of equipment as well as valuing intangible assets as part of each appraisal.

The experts at BIA/Kelsey have analyzed the full media landscape for 30 years. We possess the most comprehensive knowledge of local media available in the industry. Independent and customer-focused, BIA/Kelsey is primed to deliver the best value and the best results for your company.

Engage BIA/Kelsey today with your business questions, and let's explore together how we can meet your asset appraisal needs. Call (703) 818-2425 to discuss your business requirements or e-mail

Stick Value Calculators

What's your station worth? In approximately 24 hours, BIA/Kelsey’s Radio Stick Value Calculator and Television Stick Value Calculators can provide an estimate of the stick value of an AM or FM radio station or television station in a rated U.S. market. Click on the links above to learn more and fill out a stick value request form.

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