Andrew K. Gibbs joined Mercer Capital in 1999 and currently serves as a senior vice president and the leader of Mercer Capital's Financial Institutions Group. Mercer Capital is a premier business valuation and investment banking firm serving a global client base.
Mr. Gibbs provides valuation and corporate advisory services to financial institutions for purposes including mergers and acquisitions, employee stock ownership plans, profit sharing plans, estate and gift tax planning and compliance matters, corporate planning and reorganizations.
Mr. Gibbs has experience working with financial institutions in merger and acquisition advisory engagements. He has assisted buyers in evaluating the attractiveness of acquisition candidates, determining a price for the target institution, structuring the transaction, and evaluating different forms of financing. For sell-side clients, Mr. Gibbs has analyzed the potential value that the institution may receive upon a sale, assisted in locating potential buyers, and participated in negotiating a final transaction price and merger agreement.
Mr. Gibbs has also participated in projects in a litigated context, including tax disputes, dissenting shareholder actions, and employee stock ownership plan related matters.
In addition, he actively participates in projects involving compliance with ASC 805 and ASC 350 (formerly SFAS 141 and 142, respectively), which entail, for example, the identification and valuation of intangible assets under ASC 805 and impairment testing under ASC 350.