Preview of the November 2022 issue of Business Valuation Update

BVWireIssue #241-3
October 19, 2022

Here’s what you’ll see:

  • BVR Responds to Hitchner Article on DealStats” (Adam Manson, BVR director of valuation data). This is a response to an article by Jim Hitchner discussing the various transaction databases including BVR’s DealStats. It gives an additional perspective on the private buyer transactions in DealStats
  • Recap of the AAML/BVR National Divorce Conference” (BVR editor). It was a happy marriage of divorce attorneys and financial experts who gathered together for the AAML/BVR National Divorce Conference in Las Vegas. The AAML is the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Here are some highlights from some of the sessions.
  • New Pepperdine Report Creates Buzz at the NACVA Conference” (BVR editor). One of the more well-attended sessions at the Business Valuation & Financial Litigation Super Conference hosted by the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA) was a session Dr. Craig R. Everett conducted. He is the project director of the Private Capital Markets Project from Pepperdine University, which does an ongoing survey of expected rates of return of providers in the private capital market.
  • Ang Offers SSBV Members More Evidence of the Lack of a Size Effect” (BVR editor). Clifford Ang (Compass Lexecon), who offered an impassioned plea to a large group from the UK’s Society of Shares and Business Valuers (SSBV), has become one of the leading proponents of eliminating or minimizing the traditional size premia. Ang has written a number of articles on the size effect, and he has a new book, Applied Valuation, due out early next year.
  • Estimating the Extra Risk of Customer Concentration” (BVR editor). Interesting comments were made by Roger Grabowski (Kroll), who conducted a session at the American Society of Appraisers International Conference. He discusses the research in this area and how to examine the customer concentration of guideline public companies.
  • The Two Most Prevalent Methods for Solving the Goodwill Conundrum” (BVR editor). Remarks from a session at the AAML/BVR National Divorce Conference conducted by veteran valuers Jay Fishman (Financial Research Associates) and Ken Pia (Marcum) who were joined by attorney Thomas J. Sasser (Sasser, Cestero & Roy).

The issue also includes:

  • A full section of “BV News and Trends/Global BV News and Trends”;
  • Regular features: “Ask the Experts” and “Tip of the Month”;
  • BV data spotlight: “DealStats MVIC/EBITDA Trends,” “Stout Restricted Stock Study and DLOM Calculator,” “Economic Outlook for the Month,” and the “Cost of Capital Center”; and
  • BVLaw Case Update: The latest court cases that involve business valuation issues.

To stay current on business valuation, check out the November 2022 issue of Business Valuation Update.

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