Product Category: discounts & premiums


FactSet Mergerstat/BVR Control Premium Study

Rely on nearly 19 years of detailed transaction data in the FactSet Mergerstat /BVR Control Premium Study database. This robust online resource provides empirical support for quantifying control premiums, implied minority discounts, and public company valuation multiples.  Learn more >>

Stout Restricted Stock Study & DLOM Calculator (formerly FMV)

The Stout Restricted Stock StudyTM (formerly the FMV Restricted Stock Study), updated quarterly, is a thoroughly vetted, restricted stock sourced discount for lack of marketability database that provides empirical support to quantify marketability discounts used in the business valuation, venture capital, and merger and acquisition (M&A) professions. Take advantage of 780+ rigorously screened transactions with up to 60 data fields. Learn more >>

Valuation Advisors Lack of Marketability Discount Study

Defend your discounts for lack of marketability with the most current data in the Valuation Advisors Lack of Marketability Discount Study. This robust, online database includes 13,090+ pre-IPO transactions, including 1,350+ non-U.S. deals covering 28 countries, from 1985-present.  Learn more >>

Business Valuation Update

The Business Valuation Update (BVU), a monthly newsletter with searchable online access, includes new thinking from leading professionals, detailed reports from valuation conferences, analysis of new business valuation approaches, thorough analysis of “landmark” legal cases in key business valuation issues, regulatory and standards updates, and much more. Learn more >>

BVLaw

Attorneys and appraisers alike turn to the exclusive BVLaw collection of 3,700+ cases and case digests concerning business valuation issues including economic damages, lost profits, estate and gift tax, divorce, shareholder repression, partnership dissolution, securities litigation, and more. Learn more >>

A Consensus View: Q&A Guide to Financial Valuation 2016 edition

March 2016

In A Consensus View Q&A Guide to Business Valuation, Jim Hitchner, Shannon Pratt, and Jay Fishman answer over 150 of the most important business valuation questions they’ve been asked over the years. Each year, new chapters will be added and existing chapters will be updated.  Learn more >>

Business Appraisals and the IRS

October 2013

Business Appraisals and the IRS, authored by expert Michael Gregory, is specifically written for business appraisers, expert witnesses, and those who work with or for the IRS. This must-have publication aids the reader in understanding IRS classification and the review process with dozens of practical tips and a 54-page chapter on valuing interests in S-Corps. Learn more >>

Business Valuation Discounts & Premiums, 2nd Edition

April 2009

In this newly updated edition of Business Valuation: Discounts and Premiums, Shannon Pratt brings together the latest collective wisdom and knowledge about all major business discounts and premiums. Learn more >>

Business Valuation Update Yearbook 2015

February 2015

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 >>

Business Valuation Yearbook 2016

February 2016

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 2015

February 2015

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 and Court Case Yearbook 2016

February 2016

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 >>

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

August 2013

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 >>

Discount for Lack of Marketability and the IRS

October 2013

Discount for Lack of Marketability and the IRS, authored by Michael Gregory, provides the single most authoritative and up-to-date introduction available on the topic of discounts for lack of marketability (DLOM) and the IRS.  Learn more >>

Financial Valuation: Applications and Models, + Website, 4th Edition

April 2017

Financial Valuation: Applications and Models provides authoritative reference and practical guidance on the appropriate, defensible way to prepare and present business valuations. With contributions from 30 top experts in the field, this new edition provides an essential resource for those seeking the most up-to-date guidance, with a strong emphasis on applications and models.  Learn more >>

Leaps and the DLOM

January 2013

Authored by Ron Seaman, LEAPS and the DLOM is an indispensable resource for every valuation practitioner. Ron has been studying the universe of Long-Term Equity Anticipation Securities (LEAPS) for five years to understand what they show about discounts for lack of marketability (DLOMs), which are key attributes in the valuation of closely-held shareholdings and other interests.  Learn more >>

Understanding Business Valuation: A Practical Guide to Valuing Small- to Medium-Sized Businesses, 4th edition

September 2012

Written by Gary Trugman, Understanding Business Valuation: A Practical Guide to Valuing Small-to Medium-Sized Businessessimplifies a technical and complex area of practice with real-world experience and examples. Trugman's informal, easy-to-read style covers all the bases in the various valuation approaches, methods, and techniques.  Learn more >>

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

May 2015

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 >>

Valuing a Business: The Analysis and Appraisal of Closely Held Companies, 5th Ed.

January 2008

Since the first edition was published in 1981, the profession of business appraisal has matured immensely. The IRS has come out with business valuation guidelines, and the AICPA has published their business valuation standards. While each organization’s standards or guidelines are slightly different from the others, there is unanimous agreement on the central concepts of business valuation.  Learn more >>

Control Premiums: Application and Analysis

July 2010

BVR's Control Premiums: Application and Analysis is a comprehensive special report that addresses the application and analytical framework for control premiums and provides an analysis of the factors that are commonly believed to influence the magnitude of control premiums. Learn more >>