Preview of the October Special Issue of Business Valuation Update

BVWireIssue #156-2
September 16, 2015

This issue is a special edition that commemorates the publication’s 20th year as the voice of business valuation. Here’s what you’ll see:

  • Three Generations of Valuation Experts Share Their Views (BVR Editor). Shannon Pratt (Shannon Pratt Valuations), Heidi Walker (Meyers, Harrison & Pia Valuation and Litigation Support LLC) and Sean Saari (Skoda Minotti) give their perspectives on the profession and the practice of valuation.
  •  BVU’s Editorial Board Reflects on the Valuation Profession (BVR Editor). A number of esteemed valuation professionals reflect and give their advice and outlook on aspects of the profession and valuation practices.
  • Surviving the Ever-Changing World of Valuation in the Courts (BVR Editor). Valuation experts involved in litigation face a court environment that has changed materially over the years.
  • Valuation Concepts Have Undergone Massive Changes in Thinking (BVR Editor). There is much more empirical data now and also a continued questioning of standard practices and conventional wisdom, which is important for the profession to absorb in order to move forward.
  • How to Deal With the Ongoing Hiring Crunch Bubble in BV (BVR Editor). There has been a continuing shortage of BV talent in the two-to-five-year experience range. John Borrowman (Borrowman Baker LLC), a recruiter who has worked exclusively in the BV profession for 20 years, gives his insights and advice.
  • BVU Through the Years: We combed the archives to create a scrapbook of important articles that chronicle some of the key developments in the valuation profession—with a “fast forward” look at how some of these issues have played out.
  • New Features: Ask the Experts and Tip of the Month. Valuation experts answer puzzling questions and give some practical advice on a wide variety of topics.

To read these articles—as well as digests of the latest court cases—see the October issue of Business Valuation Update (subscription required).

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