What data will I need to provide to complete a 409A valuation?

In order to get started with your 409A valuation, you will need to provide information in the 409A request form found in the Compliance > 409A page.

1. Request details

2. Company details

  • CEO and point of contact for 409A
  • External audit and law firms
  • Expectation of being audited
  • Amended and restated articles of incorporation
  • Number of employees and company performance

3. Comparable companies

4. Financials

  • The fastest way to add your company's current financials is to connect your Xero or QuickBooks account. Alternatively, you can input your financials manually.
  • Basic financial information
  • Projected financials
  • Income statement and balance sheet

5. Valuation details

  • Recent and planned financing rounds
  • Expected number of options to be granted at new fair market value
  • Secondary transactions and exits

6. Review and submit

  • Confirm business description, valuation date, cap table and financials are accurate
  • Once you submit the request, you will receive an email with your 409A submission confirmation followed by another email within 24 hours with a link to your valuation analyst's calendar to schedule a 15-minute kick-off call.
  • Standard turnaround time after the kick-off call is 15-20 business days

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