Areas of Expertise

  • Appraisal & Valuations
  • Client Relations

Industries

  • Automotive
  • Metals

Business Securities

  • Bankruptcy and Distressed Businesses
  • Business Case Development and Feasibility
  • Corporate Stock Buy-back Transactions
  • Evaluation of Purchase Offers
  • Evaluation of Sale Offers
  • Financial Reporting
  • Financing Transactions
  • Gift and Estate and Tax Planning
  • Goodwill Impairment Testing
  • Insurance Underwriting
  • IP Licensing Arrangements
  • Property Tax, Transfer Pricing and Other Tax Purposes
  • Purchase Price Allocation
  • Sales Utility Tax Exemption
  • Stock Options
  • Transactions Involving Partners and Shareholders

Fixed Asset Advisory

  • Compliance & Reporting
  • Tax Services
  • Transaction Due Diligence & Risk Management

Intangible Assets

  • Brands
  • Contracts
  • Copyrights
  • Customer Lists
  • Domain Names
  • Patents
  • Resource Rights
  • Royalty Streams
  • Trade Names
  • Trademarks

Inventory

  • Automotive
  • Building Products
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Grocery
  • Home Furnishings & Home Improvement
  • Metals
  • Paper & Packaging
  • Retail
  • Wine & Spirits

Machinery & Equipment

  • Construction
  • Heavy Mobile
  • Metalworking
  • Oil & Gas
  • Plastics Processing
  • Textiles
  • Transportation

Operations Management

  • CEO / COO / Interim Management
  • Due Diligence for Acquisitions
  • Operational Turnarounds

Education

  • Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Affiliations

  • ACG
  • SFNet
  • ACG

As the National Marketing Manager and team veteran, Bill Soncini is responsible for developing and enhancing client relationships for B. Riley Advisory Services across the Midwest region including IA, IL, IN, KY, MI, MN, OH, WI, and Pittsburgh, PA. He also manages the appraisal and valuation group's nationwide sales force. Specializing in Metals and Automotive, he continues to develop client relationships with a variety of solutions. Soncini previously managed the food and chemicals verticals.

Prior to opening the Chicago office, Soncini was the Director of Operations with Peak Capital Group, a nationwide real estate investment fund. He has also held roles in lending with Wells Fargo Foothill.

In addition to his professional involvement, he is involved with his community through Western Springs Friends of the Parks.

Soncini received a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Indiana University Kelley School of Business.