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

April 2017 978-1-119-28660-8 Hardcover (1,296 pages)

James Hitchner

John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

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. Coverage includes state-of-the-art methods for the valuation of closely-held businesses, nonpublic entities, intangible, and other assets, with comprehensive discussion on valuation theory, a consensus view on application, and the tools to make it happen. Packed with examples, checklists, and models to help you navigate your valuation project, this book also provides hundreds of expert "tips" and best practices in clear, easy-to-follow language. The companion website provides access to extensive appendix materials, and the perspectives of valuation thought-leaders add critical insight throughout each step of the process.

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Valuation is an important part of any organization's overall financial strategy, and seemingly-small inaccuracies or incomplete assessments can have big repercussions. This book walks you through the valuation process to give you the skills and understanding you need to get it done right.

  • Learn best practices from 30 field-leading experts
  • Follow clear examples for complex or unfamiliar scenarios
  • Access practical tools that streamline the valuation process
  • Understand valuation models and real-world applications

The business valuation process can become very complex very quickly, and there's no substitute for clear guidance and a delineated framework in the run-up to completion. Get organized from the beginning, and be systematic and methodical every step of the way. Financial Valuation: Applications and Models is the all-encompassing, expert guide to business valuation projects.

Table of Contents

  • CHAPTER 1 Introduction to Financial Valuation
  • CHAPTER 2 Standards of Value
  • CHAPTER 3 Research and Its Presentation
  • CHAPTER 4 Financial Statement and Company Risk Analysis
  • CHAPTER 5 Income Approach
  • CHAPTER 6 Cost of Capital/Rates of Return
  • CHAPTER 7 International Cost of Capital
  • CHAPTER 8 Market Approach
  • CHAPTER 9 Asset Approach
  • CHAPTER 10 Valuation Discounts and Premiums
  • CHAPTER 11 Report Writing
  • CHAPTER 12 Business Valuation Standards
  • CHAPTER 13 Valuation of Pass-Through Entities
  • CHAPTER 14 Estate, Gift, and Income Tax Valuations
  • CHAPTER 15 Valuation of Family Limited Partnerships
  • CHAPTER 16 Summary of Tax Court Case Valuation Issues
  • CHAPTER 17 Shareholder Disputes
  • CHAPTER 18 Employee Stock Ownership Plans
  • CHAPTER 19 Valuation in the Divorce Setting
  • CHAPTER 20 Valuation Issues in Small Businesses
  • CHAPTER 21 Valuation Issues in Professional Practices
  • CHAPTER 22 Reasonable Compensation
  • CHAPTER 23 The Valuator as Expert Witness
  • CHAPTER 24 Fair Value Measurement and the Valuation of Intangible Assets
  • CHAPTER 25 Marketing, Managing, and Making Money in a Valuation Services Group
  • CHAPTER 26 Business Damages
  • CHAPTER 27 Other Valuation Service Areas
  • CHAPTER 28 Valuation of Healthcare Service Businesses
  • CHAPTER 29 Determination of Compensation in the Healthcare Industry
  • CHAPTER 30 Special Industry Valuations
  • CHAPTER 31 Valuation Views and Controversial Issues: An Illustration
  • Index