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What It's Worth: Valuing Electrical Contracting Companies
Explore the components that go into valuing electrical contractor companies. Highlights include:
  • Important industry trends
  • Key insights into industry value drivers
  • Real-world case study of an electrical company valuation
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Digital Library provides online access to our robust and respected library of titles focused on industry valuation techniques, methodology, and more. BVR’s publications are written and edited by renowned experts including Nancy Fannon, Mark Dietrich, John Stockdale Sr. and many more. All 60+ BVR-published books, guides, and special reports are available to you with a subscription to the Digital Library. And, each time a new BVR title is released, you get immediate access to it with your subscription.  Learn more and subscribe >>

What It's Worth: Winery Value

May 2016 PDF (91 pages)

In What It’s Worth: Winery Value, you’ll get advice from top experts who work with wineries and study valuation issues associated with this industry on a daily basis. These experts walk you through the factors involved in winery valuation and examine the top value drivers including real estate, wine clubs, ancillary product sales, and production capacity.  Learn more >>

Franchise Value: Valuation Methods and Benchmarking Data

April 2016 PDF (107 pages)

This special report, "Franchise Value: Valuation Methods and Benchmarking Data," tackles the myriad of valuation challenges and presents a vast amount of valuable franchise benchmarking data, broken down by major industry. Successfully navigate your next franchise valuation with important lessons from the courts and tips on how to overcome the most common franchise valuation issues. Learn more >>

What It's Worth: Automobile Dealership Value

March 2016 PDF (94 pages)

What It’s Worth:  Auto Dealership Value (formerly Key Trends Driving Auto Dealership Value) provides you with wisdom from numerous experts who work with auto dealerships and study the valuation issues associated with this industry daily.  Learn more >>

Business Valuation Yearbook 2016

February 2016 Hardcover, PDF (371 pages)

Keep up with business valuation’s most innovative approaches and techniques, new court decisions, and regulatory and professional standards updates. BVR has you covered with the Business Valuation Update Yearbook 2016. This newest edition from the publishers of Business Valuation Update covers the year’s most groundbreaking and thought-provoking advancements Learn more >>

BVR Legal and Court Case Yearbook 2016

February 2016 Hardcover, PDF (262 pages)

The BVR Legal and Court Case Yearbook 2016 is essential for business appraisers and attorneys who want to stay ahead of their peers on the most important legal issues confronting business valuation. With in-depth analysis from BVR’s legal team, the lessons learned in this book help appraisers come to better and more defensible valuation conclusions. Learn more >>

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 >>

What It's Worth: Accounting Firm Value (PDF)

November 2015 978-1-62150-058-2 PDF (85 pages)

BVR’s new What It’s Worth series starts out with Accounting Firm Value, which offers an in depth look at the value drivers in and the valuation of accounting firms. This report contains vital advice from industry experts for both firm owners and the appraisers who value them. These experts share their vast knowledge and best practices, which will bring readers up-to-date on the pressing issues and key drivers of practice value, along with data analysis that shows the latest benchmarks in accounting firm valuation. Learn more >>

What It's Worth: Veterinary Practice Value (PDF)

November 2015 978-1-62150-060-5 PDF (89 pages)

BVR’s new special report, What It’s Worth: Veterinary Practice Value, brings business appraisers, practice owners, and potential buyers up-to-date on the current market trends and key drivers of vet practice value. This report provides important benchmarking data  and valuation rules of thumb, along with expert guidance on professional practice issues such as goodwill, covenants not to compete, and common valuation errors and challenges. Learn more >>

Benchmarking Identifiable Intangibles and Their Useful Lives in Business Combinations, Second Edition

September 2015 978-1-62150-056-8 PDF (91 pages)

Now in its second edition, Benchmarking Identifiable Intangibles and Their Useful Lives in Business Combinations delivers a compilation of reported, vetted and carefully analyzed data, particularly focused on useful lives of intangible assets as reflected in over 6,000 purchase price allocations. Learn more >>

Benchmarking Seller's Discretionary Earnings in a Small Business: Based on data from Pratt's Stats (PDF)

June 2015 978-1-62150-054-4 PDF (55 pages)

This special report reveals what small business owners are achieving in seller's discretionary earnings by sector and company size with benchmarking from 21 industry groupings including real estate, personal services, restaurants, construction and more. Learn more >>

Buy-Sell Agreements: How to Avoid the Valuation Pitfalls (PDF)

June 2015 PDF (82 pages)

Buy-sell agreements are an integral element in exit planning for business owners and have important implications to the valuation community. Valuation professionals play a critical role in assisting clients with administering or litigating ownership agreements and they must understand how shareholder agreements, operating agreements, partnership agreements, and bylaws impact value. Learn more >>

How to Write Bulletproof Valuation Reports: Tips From the Experts (PDF)

June 2015 978-1-62150-053-7 PDF (121 pages)

Refresh your perspective on business valuation report writing with answers to today’s critical questions. This special report compiles the wisdom of top experts and their experience with business valuation report writing in one place. Learn more >>

Update on Control Premiums: What the Experts Say (PDF)

May 2015 978-1-62150-052-0 PDF (185 pages)

BVR’s data-rich special report "Update on Control Premiums: What the Experts Say," presents both qualitative commentaries and case studies from numerous experts who address these issues. It is includes all the necessary quantitative considerations along with coverage of the controversies about the concepts and data, presenting all sides of the argument. Learn more >>

Taxes and Value: The Ongoing Research and Analysis Relating to the S Corporation Valuation Puzzle

April 2015 Hardcover, PDF (154 pages)

Keith Sellers, Nancy Fannon

Seven years in the making, Taxes and Value: The Ongoing Research and Analysis Relating to the S Corporation Valuation Puzzle guide provides a substantive contribution to the controversial issue of how to value pass-through entities. Authors Nancy Fannon and Keith Sellers present the findings of decades of academic research on the impact of taxes on firm value and demonstrate that historical market returns impound the effects of shareholder taxes.   Learn more >>

Business Valuation Update Yearbook 2015

February 2015 978-1-62150-048-3 Hardcover, PDF

BVR has you covered with the latest news in the business valuation profession! Get your Business Valuation Update Yearbook 2015 now to stay up to date with the most innovative approaches and techniques, leading conferences, new court decisions and changes in regulations and standards in the profession with on-the-ground reporting from valuation experts, thought-leaders and the BVR editorial team. Learn more >>