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What It's Worth: Architecture and Engineering Firm Value (PDF)

December 2015 978-1-62150-059-9 PDF (74 pages)

In this BVR special report, What It's Worth: Architecture and Engineering Firm Value, experts home in on these issues to help business valuators, business brokers, and A/E practice owners understand the nuances to valuing a firm, along with data analysis that reveals the latest benchmarks in A/E firm value. Learn more >>

Restricted stock discounts decline as result of 1-year holding period

This article addresses the changes in the marketplace for restricted securities that have occurred since 1990 and the impact that those changes have had on the overall level of discounts for ...

Valuation Report - Skyway Communications Holding Corp. and Subsidiary

Illustrative example of a valuation report as filed with the SEC for Skyway Communications Holding Corp. and Subsidiary ...

BVR Legal and Court Case Yearbook 2015

February 2015 978-1-62150-047-6 Hardcover, PDF (262 pages)

The BVR Legal and Court Case Yearbook 2015 is essential for business valuation professionals and attorneys to stay current on the most important legal issues confronting the profession. The Yearbook covers marital disputes, breach of contract actions, damages, dissenting shareholder disputes, estate and gift tax cases, federal taxation, intellectual property cases, bankruptcy litigation, and more. Learn more >>

BVR Legal & Court Case Yearbook 2014

May 2014 978-1-62150-036-0 Hardcover, PDF (256 pages)

The BVR Legal and Court Case Yearbook 2014 is a must-have for business valuation professionals and attorneys who want to stay up-to-date on the most important legal issues confronting the profession in a range of fields, including: marital disputes, breach of contract actions, dissenting shareholder disputes, estate and gift tax cases, and bankruptcy litigation.  Learn more >>

Business Valuation Update Yearbook, 2017 Edition

February 2017 Hardcover, PDF (349 pages)

BVR has you covered with the Business Valuation Update Yearbook 2017. This newest edition from the publishers of Business Valuation Update covers the year’s most groundbreaking and thought-provoking advancements in business valuation including IRC Sec. 2704, DLOM, cost of capital, and more. This critical desktop reference keeps you ahead of your peers with on-the-ground reporting from valuation experts, thought-leaders, and BVR’s editorial team. Learn more >>

Skyway Communications Holding Corp. and Subsidiary

Illustrative example of a valuation report as filed with the SEC for Skyway Communications Holding Corp. and Subsidiary ...

The Triad Entities Valuation Report November 29, 2000

THE TRIAD ENTITIES VALUATION REPORT NOVEMBER 29, 2000 A I C P A A r t i c l e BVR W h a t I t ’ s W o r t h An AICPA Sample Valuation Report Reprinted with permission by Business Valuation Resources, LLC Thank you for visiting BVResearch and downloading this article. This sample valuation report was excerpted from the book Understanding Business Valuation, 3rd Edition, by Gary Trugman, copyright ...

Kohler Valuation Bundle

Kohler v. Commissioner: Valuation reports, case abstract and articles, court opinion and trial briefs from this landmark Tax Court case (July 2006), all available in one bundle.

Architecture and engineering data

2001 Policies, Procedures & Benefits Survey of Architecture, Engineering, Planning & Environmental Consulting Firms , ZweigWhite, March 2001. One Apple Hill Drive, Natick, MA 01760, (508) 6 ...

Valuing Architecture & Engineering Firms

Architecture and engineering firms present a number of challenges to business appraisers, including irregular income streams, a lack of tangible assets, and specialized markets. In Valuing Architecture and Engineering Firms, BVR welcomes Ian Rusk, one of the foremost experts on architecture and engineering firm valuation, for an examination of how appraisers can best overcome the obstacles these businesses pose.

Valuing Architecture and Engineering Firms

BVR's Industry Spotlight Series continues with Valuing Architecture and Engineering Firms. Featuring Ian Rusk and Michael O'Brien, two appraisers with 30 years experience between them in this industry alone, this webinar focuses on the unique valuation challenges inherent in valuing architecture, engineering, and landscape architecture firms. Through their presentation, Rusk and O'Brien show how companies in this industry embody the valuation challenges of both professional services firms and construction firms, with a lack of intangible assets ...

IRS Valuation Training for Appeals Officers

Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service Valuation Training for Appeals Officers Coursebook “This material was described specifically for training purposes only. Under no circumstances should the contents be used or cited as authority for setting or sustaining a technical position.” Training 6126-002 (Rev. 05-97) TPDS 87221R Internal Revenue Service Mission The purpose of the IRS is to collect the proper amount of tax revenues at the least cost to the public, and in ...

Corporate Value Engineering: Is Your Business Ready for Sale?

Every business will sell - either partially or totally. And every business will sell either voluntarily, with the support of its owner(s), or involuntarily. At Mercer Capital we are often asked by potential clients, “Is my business ready for sale?” and ...

1998 Valuation Survey of Architecture, Engineering, Planning & Environmental Consulting Firms

1998 Valuation Survey of Architecture, Engineering, Planning & Environmental Consulting Firms , Zweig White & Associates Inc . 600 Worcester Street, Natick, MA 01760, (508) 651-1559, www ...

Valuing an architecture or engineering firm? Learn from the experts

Architecture and engineering firms will be the focus of BVR’s latest Industry Spotlight Series Webinar on Thursday, September 23.

Indefinite Is Not Infinite—Solving a Dichotomy in Trademark Valuation

The valuation of an intangible asset is based on its useful life. For trademarks, appraisers regularly opt for an indefinite life, when no obvious factors exist that would limit the future economic life of the trademark. Almost all brands are however finite, and assuming indefiniteness can have two serious effects: one on value and one on accounting. The following article discusses such effects and suggests some guidelines and tools for how to analyse the life cycle of a brand and how to estimate its remaining useful life (RUL).

More Common Sense—Less Theory and Fewer Models—Needed in Business Valuation

Pablo Fernandez is a professor in the department of financial management at the University of Navarra—IESE Business School in Spain (ranked No. 5 in the world for full-time MBAs by The Economist). A widely published author, he conducts a survey of market risk premiums and risk-free rates used in countries around the world. His recent paper, “CAPM: An Absurd Model,” created a stir in the business valuation community.

Architecture and Engineering Firm Valuations: Issues to Consider When Selecting Guideline Public Companies

The biggest advantage to using the market-based approach to value an architecture or engineering firm is the access to financial and market data. But the disadvantage is the dramatic size discrepancy between the guideline public companies and the average ...

Valuation multiples increase for many architecture, engineering, and environmental consulting firms

While many architecture, engineering, and environmental consulting firms' values are undoubtedly falling, most valuation multiples increased over the past year.

CUT Method Prevails in Amazon’s Transfer Pricing War With IRS

: In transfer pricing case, Tax Court says Amazon more accurately determined buy-in and cost-sharing payments by using CUT method to value separately three types of intangible assets; IRS’s DCF analysis results in improper enterprise valuation, court says ...

ESOP Trustee Evaded Fiduciary Duties by Delegating Valuation

Court finds ESOP trustee liable for causing plan to overpay; trustee “delegated” valuation to ESOP valuator without inquiring into valuation components, including projections, and without exploring “glaring” gaps (industry analysis) in valuation report.

Court Validates Use of IPO Valuation in Fair Value Proceeding

In shareholder suit involving pharmaceutical startup with uncertain prospects, appeals court upholds trial court’s rejection of expert testimony based on “traditional” valuation methods in favor of noncontemporary IPO valuation to determine fair value.

IRS to issue BV standards for comment

By the middle of May, the IRS will issue draft valuation standards to submit to the various appraisal organizations for comment. Howard A. Lewis , the new IRS Engineering Program Manager, made this a ...

Construction: Best Valuation Approach to Use and Why

No single approach to valuing a closely held business can be considered “the best” for all construction companies in all circumstances. There are too many variables involved to allow such blanket coverage.

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