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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 ...

Valuation of Investment Advisory Firms

Investment advisory firms are different from other professional service businesses, and there are important details about the investment advisory industry to consider in the valuation process. In this webinar, expert Warren Burkholder will discuss ownership of a fractional interest in a business entity (usually caused by either divorce or a transfer of interest) and some of the potential encumbrances such as complex contractual and legal rights. This session also covers deals to transfer of a ...

Succession Planning for the Business Valuation & Forensic and Litigation Services Firms and Practice Units

November 16, 2006 Teleconference Transcript; Panel: Ron Seigneur (Moderator), Allan Koltin, Gary Trugman, Ed Dupke and Christine Baker ...

Valuation of Private Equity Firms and Interests

Understanding the technical issues that arise in valuations of private equity firms and private equity fund interests is an advanced skill. Develop and hone that expertise with the help of experts Vladimir Korobov and Peter Rahe. In this webinar, attendees will learn the typical fund management structures and understand the impact of profit participation/carried interest on value. You'll get practical pros and cons about the methodologies including the discrete DCF, Monte Carlo simulation-enhanced DCF, and ...

Valuing Accounting Firms: Unique Factors and Litigation Issues

Join expert appraisers Bryan Rice and Gary Holmes as they discuss the current trends and issues in the valuation of CPA firms, including how to position a practice for sale and how to successfully transition ownership. This program will also cover valuation and damage issues for CPA firms arising in litigation, including buy-sell agreements and personal goodwill.

The Emerging Impact of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act on Valuation Services

July 2003 Teleconference Transcript; Panel: Shannon Pratt (Moderator), Ed Dupke, Ron Seigneur, and Don Wisehart ...

Valuation Advisors’ DLOM Study

Teleconference Presentation & Transcript August 23, 2007 Panelist: Brian Pearson, Valuation Advisors, LLC Moderator: Lucretia Lyons, Business Valuation Resources, LLC ...

Valuing Sole Proprietorships

Sole proprietorships often feature a unique blend of familiar valuation challenges, combining a very small business valuation with enigmatic considerations of key-person discounts and personal goodwill allocations, among others. In Valuing Sole Proprietorships, BV hall of famer Ron Seigneur and Brenda Clarke discuss how these all too familiar businesses can create some of the most perilous valuation assignments and what appraisers can do to overcome the obstacles they pose.

Valuing Professional Practices

Valuing Professional Practices Teleconference Handbook April 2, 2009 Moderator: Stuart Weiss, CPA/ABV, MBA Panelists: Kevin Yeanoplos, CPA/ABV, ASA, amd Ron Seigneur, MBA, CPA/ABV/CFF, CVA Please note: This Handbook does not qualify for self study ...

Discounts for Lack of Marketability

April 26, 2006 Teleconference Transcript; Panel: Lance Hall (Moderator), Espen Robak and Ashok Abbott ...

Recruiting in the BV Profession

Teleconference Presentation and Transcript June 26, 2007 Moderator: Jim Alerding, Clifton Gunderson LLP Panelists: Megan Nail, Clifton Gunderson LLP Ron Seigneur, Seigneur Gustafson Knight LLP ...

M&A and Valuation in The Financial Services Space in the Current Market Environment

M&A and Valuation in the Financial Services Space in the Current Market Environment M&A and Valuation in the Financial Services Space in the Current Market Environment Teleconference Handbook September 17, 2009 Panelists: Steven M. Levitt, MBA ...

Valuing Professional Practices

In a service-based economy, it can be difficult to place a value on a company whose product is intangible and whose workforce is possibly its only asset. Despite their ubiquity, these businesses carry enough issues relating to goodwill and key-person value to make their valuations a challenge for even the most experienced appraiser. In this webinar, expert appraiser Kevin Yeanoplos joins BVR to discuss the numerous valuation challenges inherent in valuing professional practices and how ...

Implied Minority Discounts in Statutory Fair Value: The Doctrine That Just Won't Die

The Delaware Chancery Court (DCC), it appears, may be living in the past. Despite new thinking on issues related to implied minority discounts, the DCC has tenaciously maintained that enterprise values for comparable guideline public companies must inherently be adjusted for control premiums. Though the experts who initially imbued this thinking into the DCC have since changed their minds, the court has held fast, creating an environment where legal standards regarding fair value are opposed ...

Valuation of Illiquid and Hard-to-Value Securities

Teleconference Presentation and Transcript May 9, 2007 Moderator: Ashok Abbott, of Business Valuation, LLC Panelists: Espen Robak, President of Pluris Valuation Advisors Barry Silbert, CEO of Restricted Stock Partners ...

Valuing Professional Practices

December 2005 Teleconference Transcript; Panel: Ron Seigneur (Moderator), Mark Dietrich, and Kevin Yeanoplos ...

Compensation, Hiring, and Retention in the Business Valuation Industry

March 23, 2006 Teleconference Transcript; Panel: John Borrowman (Moderator ...

Entity vs. Personal Goodwill: Taxes, Divorces, Stockholder Disputes & More

August 2003 Teleconference Transcript; Panel: Shannon Pratt (Moderator), Jim Alerding, Michael Berger, and Jay Fishman ...

Marketing Your Business Valuation Firm: Keys to Building Business

March 9, 2006 Teleconference Transcript; Panel: Barbara Walters Price (Moderator), Harold Martin, Nancy Fannon, and Chris Mercer ...

Fair Value and Valuation: Understanding the SEC, PCAOB, and Key Case Law

Valuation for fair value can be challenging. Deficiencies in the valuation process can result in exposure to regulatory scrutiny from the SEC or PCAOB and may result in enforcement actions or costly litigation—and corresponding damages or financial penalties. Regulatory oversight can be compounded with pressure from auditors and, of course, the clients themselves. In situations such as these, you want to make sure you have a good lawyer on your side. Attorneys Peter Anderson and ...

Defining, Measuring & Defending Discounts for Lack of Liquidity

Teleconference Presentation and Transcript April 25, 2007 Moderator: Shannon Pratt, President of Shannon Pratt Valuations Speakers: Ashok Abbott, Professor of Finance at West Virginia University Rob Schlegel, Principal with Houlihan Valu ...

Double Dipping: The Debate Continues

The experts face off—again. If you missed the first session, don’t miss this one. Join Donald DeGrazia, Robert Levis, and Kim Willoughby as they continue their spirited discussion on the fundamental dilemma in divorce-related financial matters involving the intersection of the division of income-generating assets such as business intangible assets (e.g., goodwill) and incentive stock compensation and consideration of these same assets when analyzing income available for spousal maintenance. Some divorce practitioners believe it is ...

S Corporation Valuation

S corp valuation has eluded and frustrated analysts for years. On the one hand, both public and private C corporations and S corporations pay taxes on income, the former at the corporate level and the latter at the shareholder or “pass through” level. On ...

Emerging Issues in Electronic Evidence, Document Retention and Spoliation for BVFLS Practitioners

Teleconference Presentation & Transcript July 25, 2007 Moderator: Ron Seigneur, Seigneur Gustafson Knight, LLP Panelists: Melinda Harper, Harper Lutz Zuber Potenza & Associates, LLC Shari Lutz, Harper Lutz Zuber Potenza & Associates, LLC E ...

Sell-Side Advisory Services: A Savvy Way to Excel in the ESOP Market

Sell-side advisory services is the most savvy way to crack into employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs), and, as a unique ownership transition strategy, there are many tax, financial, and business advantages to consider. Despite these advantages, most valuation practices are not equipped to participate in the ESOP market. Experts Brian Bornino and Tracy Woolsey use case studies and share practical experience that will allow you to assist your clients with the evaluation and execution of ...

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