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Business Valuation UpdateVol. 21 No. 1
Legal and Court Case Update
January 2015
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Wright v. Irish (Hudson Valley Clean Energy, Inc.)
2014 N.Y. Sup. Ct. Index No. 2111/2014
November 7, 2014
US
State Court
New York
New York Supreme Court (Trial Court)
Greg Scheig (petitioner); Wayne Day (respondent)
Forman

Summary

Court discredits respondent expert’s capitalization of earnings calculation and market-based analysis, noting “severe deficiencies” and instead adopts petitioner expert’s valuation but applies DLOM to entire equity value, not just goodwill.

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Wright v. Irish (Hudson Valley Clean Energy, Inc.)

Court discredits respondent expert’s capitalization of earnings calculation and market-based analysis, noting “severe deficiencies” and instead adopts petitioner expert’s valuation but applies DLOM to entire equity value, not just goodwill.