Here’s what you’ll see in the next issue:
- Conference Roundup: Some Highlights From NACVA’s Annual Confab. Interesting takeaways from the recent 2013 Annual Consultants’ Conference held by the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts in Washington, D.C.
- Pension Plans: The $20 Trillion Elephant in the (Valuation) Room (Dr. Susan Mangiero, CFA). Massive underfunding and complicated economics make it crucial for appraisers to have a solid grasp of the ins and outs of company pension plans and their potential consequences on enterprise value.
- Using Oil and Gas Royalty Trusts to Value Minority Interests in Similar Holdings. Chris D. Treharne talks about using this technique to help value a minority interest in a family LLC or family limited partnership that includes oil and gas overriding royalty interests.
- Latest Techniques to Sort Out the Complexities of Brand Valuation. Mike Pellegrino (Pellegrino & Associates) and Ira Mayer, president of EPM (a division of BVR), talk about valuing brands in light of their legal protections.
- Regulators Turn Their Sights to Private Equity Valuation. Recent remarks by Bruce Karpati, chief of the SEC enforcement division's asset management unit, make it clear that transparent and independent valuations are expected for private equity group (PEG) portfolios.