Fair Value Cannot Be Determined Using Net Asset Value Alone

Business Valuation Update BVLaw
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March 7, 2000
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Paskill Corp. v. Alcoma Corp.
747 A.2d 549,2000 Del. LEXIS 117
State Court
Supreme Court


The Delaware Supreme Court ruled that a corporation valued pursuant to the appraisal statute could not be valued solely by reference to its net asset value because net asset value equates to the theoretical liquidation value. The statute states that a bu ...

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Paskill Corp. v. Alcoma Corp.

At issue is the fair market value of minority shareholder's stock at the time of a merger.