Collateral Asset Appraisals / Valuations / Reviews

Credible collateral asset appraisals, collateral reviews, and alternative asset valuations are critical to asset-based lenders and myriad other secured creditors and investors throughout-the-world. They must render opinions-of-value that withstand operational challenges and scrutiny from regulatory, judicial and taxing authorities.

EDS' collateral valuation experts provide independent valuations in all disciplines of valuation and asset classes, tangible and intangible, i.e., Real Property, Business Valuation, Intellectual Property, Personal Property, and Machinery and Technical Services to clients throughout-the-world.

Our independent valuation experts are internationally recognized ASA/MAI/RICS accredited and USPAP / IVS instructors and luminaries in the global valuation community who have provided Billions-of-Dollars of appraisals/valuations for our clients globally.

EDS' distinctive collateral valuations reduce risk and bring our clients the safety, comfort, flexibility and confidence to increase credit to existing customers and to seek out and book new business opportunities where others cannot.

EDS’ Lending Compliance Systems® unit is headed by Exec. Managing Director, Steven N. Siegler, ASA, FRICS. Mr. Siegler is an Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) with and was honored to serve as the founding International Chairman of Appraisal Review and Management (ARM) for the American Society of Appraisers from 2002-2011. Mr. Siegler co-authored and directed the implementation of the ASA’ Appraisal Review and Management Principals of Valuations series of courses, ARM 201, 202, 203 and 204 and best practices that are now taught to professional valuers, government officials, legal experts and many others throughout-the-world. Additionally, Mr. Siegler holds international valuation accreditation as Fellow, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS), and he is the only RICS accredited expert witness in the Western Hemisphere and one of only a handful of such expert witnesses in the world holding the much-coveted RICS Expert Witness Accreditation Service (EWAS) certification.

Mr. Siegler holds TS Clearance with the U.S. Government and he is uniquely qualified to practice before U.S. Government agencies in national-security-related valuation and in other special matters. Steven is a SuperAppraiser® rated member of the peer-voted SuperAppraisers® Global Network of internationally-recognized appraisers. He has successfully handled some of the world’s most high-profile valuation cases.

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