OIV BV conference in Italy November 30 focuses on fairness opinions

An impressive lineup of speakers will be at the fourth OIV Business Valuation International Conference at Bocconi University (Aula Magna) in Milan, Italy, on November 30. The theme of the conference is Fairness Opinion's Value: Legal Protection or Deal Improvement? There is no admission fee for the conference, which is presented by the Organismo Italiano di Valutazione (OIV), the Italian business valuation standard setter. Here's the agenda:

  • Mario Massari (OIV)
  • 9.30am - 10.30am Fairness opinions and Italian Valuation Standards (PIV), Mauro Bini - OIV
  • 10.30am – 11.30am How can fairness opinions provide value to shareholders?, Jay Fishman – Financial Research Associates
  • 11.30am – 11.45am Coffee Break
  • 11.45am – 12.45pm Fairness opinion and conflicts of interest, Jim Wolf – Ernst & Young (retired)
  • 12.45pm – 2.00pm Lunch Time
  • 2.00pm – 3.00pm The different role of fairness opinions in different types of deal, Jeff Tarbell – Houlihan Lokey
  • 3.00pm – 4.00pm Valuation methods in fairness opinion, Gil Matthews – Sutter Securities
  • 4.00pm – 5.00pm Dual fairness opinions and the role of valuation firm, Jeff K. Davis – Mercer Capital
There will be simultaneous translation provided in both English and Italian. While there is no charge for attendance, you must register on the OIV website. You can find the link on BVR's Global Business Valuation Resource Centre if you click here.