New special report examines the market approach

BVWireIssue #129-4
June 26, 2013

Do you know the common errors that pop up in applying the market approach, or how to improve your comparable transaction analysis? Get up-to-date on this generally accepted—although controversial—business valuation method with The Market Approach Then and Now: What Appraisers Need to Know, A BVR Special Report. You will learn new techniques on how to apply and work with transaction data, what you should take into account when valuing businesses in varying economic climates, and get an update on the latest views of the courts. Jam-packed with practical guidance and articles from top valuation experts, this is a must-have for your business valuation library.

Sizzling summer CPE events

On June 27, BVR welcomes expert Mark Zyla (Acuitas Inc.) for Valuation of Know-How: Patents, Proprietary Technology and IPR&D. This 100-minute webinar will address how to properly assess and report the value of the ever-growing bundle of intellectual properties that are becoming a more important component of a firm’s value.

Damages in M&A and Purchase Price Disputes, featuring Jeff Litvak (FTI Consulting) and Ken Mathieu (Mesirow Financial Consulting), on July 9, is the fifth installment of BVR’s 2013 Online Symposium on Economic Damages. Join Litvak and Mathieu to learn how to assess, quantify, and defend claims for damages resulting from M&A disputes.

Whether practicing under SSVS, USPAP, or any other standard, the choice between a valuation and a calculation can have serious implications for the scope and definition of an appraiser’s job. On July 11, BVR welcomes Linda Trugman (Trugman Valuation Associates), Edward Dupke (AICPA), and Curtis Kimball (Willamette Management Associates) for Valuations vs. Calculations: Advice & Guidance from Professional Standards, an intensive discussion of what professional standards say about valuations and calculations and how appraisers can best comply with those guidelines.

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