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BVR Briefing - Cannabis and Hemp Valuations: A Market Analysis

January 2020 PDF

Ron Seigneur, Ryan Cram

There is no better time for the new “BVR Briefing - Cannabis and Hemp Valuations: A Market Analysis” study by Ryan Cram, CVA, and Ron Seigneur, CPA/ABV, CVA, ASA.  Cram and Seigneur present an empirically-based alternative to the “one-size-fits-all” application of market approach in the cannabis industry by putting current cannabis market sentiment and factors in the context of privately-held growth assets and relies upon the same rigor in data selection and research. Learn more >>

What It's Worth: Value and Business Challenges in the Budding Cannabis Industry (PDF)

August 2016 PDF (66 pages)

What It's Worth: Value and Business Challenges in the Budding Cannabis Industry helps you navigate the swirl of issues that surround providing services to cannabis businesses. The authors, experts who know this industry inside and out, walk readers through the unique aspects of a cannabis business’s financial records, key valuation challenges, benchmarking data, and more. Learn more >>

New report from PKF International on valuation concerns for the UK (and global) cannabis markets

Several estimates place the growing cannabis market at over £30 bn.

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 >>

Business Valuation Update Yearbook, 2019 Edition

February 2019 Hardcover, PDF

BVR has you covered with the Business Valuation Update Yearbook 2019. This newest edition from the publishers of Business Valuation Update covers the year’s most groundbreaking and thought-provoking advancements in business valuation, 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 >>

Update on U.S. Cannabis Valuations From PKF’s Practice Leader

Noam Hirschberger talks about the rapid growth and heavy regulations that have triggered a need for financial and advisory services, including valuation and tax planning, that will be critical to the ongoing success of firms in the cannabis industry.

Internet Domain Valuation: Not Just Economic Theory

For many people, establishing the value of an internet domain name appears to be a well-defined black-and-white process that considers a variety of economic variables and formulae to obtain a satisfactory conclusion. But, ultimately, determining that amount is much more an art than a science. Domain names are one of the few items whose value is truly specific, based primarily on the price a buyer is willing to pay and the seller to accept.

Emerging Issues in Cannabis and Hemp/CBD: Buckle Up as it is Just Getting Interesting!

Talk about a growing industry. As legalization spreads across the country, more valuation professionals are focusing on emerging and evolving issues in cannabis and hemp. If you are a practitioner or an advisor who is involved in the appraisal and analysis of business interests in both the legal, regulated cannabis sector and in agricultural hemp and cannabinoids, then don’t pass on this webinar. Recent developments in state and federal legislation will be covered as will ...

Cannabis Industry and Valuation Update

As a high growth industry, cannabis business valuations are in demand. But, in this highly regulated industry, many “must know” considerations impact engagements. Join experts Brenda Clarke, Stacey Udell, and Ron Seigneur for a discussion of the trends and opportunities facing the cannabis industry. Learn about the sales and tax issues that must be considered, and get an update on M&A and investment activity that are powering values. This experienced panel answers your cannabis questions ...

Deloitte keeps up the pace on IT acquisitions

Hampleton Partners’ IT and business services M&A market report depicts an accelerating tech market that’s continued into Q2—with a somewhat surprising list of most active players.

Risk levels of legal cannabis firms

Appraisals of legal marijuana firms continue to be challenging and risk is a major factor, say Ron Seigneur and Ryan Cram, who are both with Seigneur Gustafson LLP, a firm based in Colorado, one of the first states to legalize adult recreational marijuana.

Cannabis and Hemp: Valuation and Industry Update

As a high growth industry, cannabis and hemp business valuations and damages assessments are in demand. But, in this highly regulated industry, many “must know” considerations impact these engagements. Join experts Ron Seigneur and Ryan Cram for a discussion of the trends and opportunities facing these dynamic industry segments. Learn about the continuing regulatory and tax issues that must be considered and get an update on M&A and investment activity that are powering values. Ron ...

Book Review: The Cannabis Industry Accounting and Appraisal Guide

Neal Beaton reviews an “indispensable resource” for investors, owners, managers, attorneys, accountants, and valuation analysts alike working with or alongside professionals within the evolving cannabis industry.

Coping With the Challenges of Valuing a Cannabis-Related Firm

Editor’s note: Valuing a cannabis-related business is not much different from valuing any other business except for one important fact: This business is based on a product that is illegal to grow or sell under current federal law. How this challenge is de ...

Market research for the cannabis industry

Business appraisers who are valuing firms in the cannabis industry have a new resource for market research: The State of Legal Marijuana Markets, which is published by ArcView.

Cannabiz put to the test amid COVID-19

April 20 was supposed to be the once-a-year Black Friday for the legal cannabis market, but, instead, the industry is bracing for an economic blow from the coronavirus crisis.

AICPA guidance cautions on cannabis valuations

The American Institute of CPAs details the risks and opportunities for CPAs working in the cannabis industry in the latest “FVS Eye on Fraud” report.

New edition of cannabis market research guide

For business appraisers who are valuing firms in the cannabis industry, The State of Legal Marijuana Markets, 7th edition, is now available.

Court Says Daubert’s ‘Gatekeeper’ Role Favors Inclusion, Not Exclusion

In contract and tort case, court declines to exclude plaintiff’s damages expert, noting court’s gatekeeping function “is not a role that emphasizes exclusion of expert testimony”; expert’s background in economics and business valuation experience qualified him to value subject company.

NYSSCPA to hold cannabis conference December 11 in New York City

If you’re either currently working with or considering a cannabis client, check out the 2018 Cannabis Conference on December 11 in New York City to be held by the New York State Society of CPAs (NYSSCPA).

Price tag on Washington cannabis retailers ‘defies logic’ from valuation angle

Uncle Ike’s and Main Street Marijuana are the two highest grossing cannabis retailers in the state of Washington.

Journal of Business Valuation 2019 Edition

From the CBV Institute ...

What Appraisers Should Know About the History and Regulation of Cannabis

Key background information to know before doing a valuation engagement in this emerging industry.

Appellate court ruling unfavorable to cannabiz

Section 280E of the tax code prohibits taking tax deductions for business expenses related to marijuana because of its status as a Schedule I controlled substance.

BVU News and Trends May 2020

A monthly roundup of key developments of interest to business valuation experts.

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