cognient group

Who We Serve


Fiduciaries - Cognient has advised corporate boards, special transaction committees, independent trustees, management, and other fiduciaries of private, middle-market, and public companies.  Please contact one of our professionals to discuss your client’s needs and learn more about Cognient’s technical expertise and deep industry knowledge.

Accountants - Accountants look to us to provide technical expertise on a variety on issues including financial reporting requirements, complex valuations and tax transactions.  Our work product incorporates industry accepted best practices, full transparency and independence and is well-supported to withstand scrutiny from financial regulators and accounting oversight.

Attorneys and General Counsel - We provide independent financial expertise for Attorneys and for General Counsel of companies involved in complex or potentially litigious transactions. Services include fairness and solvency opinions, expert witness testimony in federal or state courts and merger and acquisition advisory.

Asset Managers and Financial Sponsors - We provide independent, tailored financial advisory services to hedge funds, private equity firms, business development companies and other institutional investors. Our seasoned bankers assist in mergers and acquisitions, recapitalizations, fairness opinions and solvency opinions.

Additionally, we provide valuation opinions for portfolio companies and individual complex securities that comply with financial reporting and regulatory disclosure requirements.