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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 >>

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 >>
$210.00

The Comprehensive Guide to the Use and Application of Transaction Databases, Third Edition

January 2015 978-1-62150-045-2 Hardcover, PDF (143 pages)

Heidi P. Walker

The newly expanded edition of Comprehensive Guide to the Use and Application of Transaction Databases, is the go-to resource for anyone who relies on the market approach. Heidi Walker covers the most popular transaction databases including Pratt’s Stats, BIZCOMPS, S&P Capital IQ, and many more, plus she analyzes rules of thumb, prior transactions, and other market indications of value.  Learn more >>
$249.00

Business Valuation & Bankruptcy Compendium: Case Law & Analysis, Second Edition

November 2014 978-1-62150-042-1 Hardcover, PDF

BVR’s bestselling Business Valuation & Bankruptcy: Case Law Compendium, Second Edition is updated with the most recent court cases featuring business valuation and bankruptcy. This one-of-a-kind legal resource will save you hours of research. Learn more >>
$249.00

Valuation Cases From the Delaware Court of Chancery Show How to Excel (PDF)

October 2014 PDF (246 pages)

Valuation Cases From the Delaware Court of Chancery Show How to Excel is an important and one of a kind reference tool for your library. The court case digests and articles presented in this special report provide rigorous analysis of and insight into the court’s view of business valuation methodologies and valuation techniques. Learn more >>
$159.00

Valuing Companies with Real Estate: Appraisal Experts Untangle the Issues (PDF)

September 2014 978-1-62150-043-8 PDF (118 pages)

BVR’s special report,Valuing Companies with Real Estate: Appraisal Experts Untangle the Issues addresses the unique concerns and challenges of valuing a company with real estate. This report, with perspective from both real estate and business appraisers will help steer the profession toward a more sensible consensus.
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$159.00

Daubert Challenges: The Courts Raise the Bar (PDF)

July 2014 978-1-62150-041-4 PDF (350 pages)

This special report equips practitioners with case law, sample motions, practice tips, and check lists. In the report's nearly 350 pages, financial experts and lawyers share their unique insights into what it means to face a Daubert challenge and what it takes to survive one. No expert hoping to excel in the litigation arena can afford to be without this unique practice tool. Learn more >>
$159.00

Painting Companies: What's Your Business Worth? (PDF)

June 2014 ISBN#: 978-1-62150-040-7 PDF (29 pages)

After a long lull, construction and home buying, along with remodeling activity are on the rise. With this improving industry landscape, contractors need to know how to create more value in their painting companies to get the most when they are ready to sell. Painting Companies: What’s Your Business Worth? hones in on the unique characteristics and considerations important to contractors who are looking to increase and maintain value in their businesses. Learn more >>
$149.00

Business Valuation Update Yearbook 2014

May 2014 978-1-62150-037-7 Hardcover, PDF (310 pages)

Stay on top of the most important business valuation news with the Business Valuation Update Yearbook 2014. With emerging methodology, evolving approaches, and critical debate, it’s more important than ever to be current on the trends in the business appraisal profession. Learn more >>
$210.00

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 >>
$210.00

BVR's Guide to Discounts for Lack of Marketability, Fifth Edition (2 Volumes)

August 2013 978-1-62150-025-4 Hardcover, PDF (644 pages)

John Stockdale Sr.

In the fifth edition of BVR's Guide to Discounts for Lack of Marketability, John Stockdale, Sr. offers the newest treatise on the theories, evidence, and techniques for determining discounts for lack of marketability (DLOM). DLOM is one of the most discussed topics in the business valuation profession with a historically wide divergence in how valuators approach it. Learn more >>
$249.00

The Market Approach Then and Now: What Appraisers Need to Know (PDF)

June 2013 978-1-62150-029-2 PDF (96 pages)

The Market Approach Then and Now: What Appraisers Need to Know,  A BVR Special Report provides practical guidance and articles from top valuation experts, new techniques to apply, and what to take into account when valuing businesses in varying economic climates. Plus, gain insight on the latest court views. This is a must-have for your business valuation library. Learn more >>
$159.00

Key Trends in the Valuation of Government Contracting Firms (PDF)

January 2013 978-1-62150-023-0 PDF (42 pages)

Key Trends in the Valuation of Government Contracting Firms: A BVR Special Report discusses the unique characteristics and considerations important to owners and valuation professionals in deriving value estimates for businesses that contract with the federal government. Learn more >>
$159.00

Physician Practices: Key Value Drivers in a Changing Environment (PDF)

December 2012 978-1-935081-45-6 PDF (84 pages)

With health reform initiatives driving the frantic pace of physician practice acquisitions, both hospital systems and physician practices are positioning their organizations for success in a new environment. Physician Practices: Key Value Drivers in a Changing Environment discusses the drivers of physician practice value, poses critical questions to ask and analyses to undertake for a successful acquisition, and shares lessons learned from industry peers. Learn more >>
$159.00

Current Trends in Normalization Adjustments

August 2012 978-1-62150-012-4 PDF (74 pages)

Current Trends in Normalization Adjustments: A BVR Special Report is a compilation of articles from business valuation leaders that confirm there are no "automatic" adjustments and careful consideration must be given to each one. Facts, circumstances, and context are important. The authors emphasize the significance of classifying and grouping adjustments to provide clarity to valuation report users and your own analysis. It also includes recent court cases in which normalization was an issue. Learn more >>
$159.00

BVR's Guide to Personal v. Enterprise Goodwill, Fifth Edition

August 2012 978-1-62150-005-6 Hardcover, PDF (930 pages)

BVR's Guide to Personal v. Enterprise Goodwill delivers first-hand knowledge and the most important issues in goodwill with expertise from Mark Dietrich, Ron Seigneur, Kevin Yeanoplos, Jay Fishman, Shannon Pratt, David Wood, Noah Gordon, and more. Save valuable research time with the one resource that every BV professional needs to have in their business valuation library. Learn more >>
$179.00