LinkedIn BV-forum update

LinkedIn’s business valuation-related groups are increasingly popular forums for professional discussion—though it takes time to sort through the most provocative and productive debates, as we did for this past week’s topics:

Business Valuation Professionals group

  • Best Tools for Analysis of Private Companies?
  • Company-specific risk. How do you measure it? Do you explain the other options in your reports? If not, why not?
  • What’s a quality resource database on comparable compensation / reasonable compensation that works for a variety of industries.
Business Valuation & Advisory Network group

·       What are the available resources for industry overviews, priced for a small-to-medium size valuation practice?

Business Valuation Resources group

·       In today's economy, is it appropriate to use the capitalization of earnings method when valuing a local residential home building company?