Guides, Books & Special Reports

BVR publications bring you the most up-to-date thought-leadership in the valuation profession with guides, books, and special reports on the most timely topics.


What It's Worth: Valuing Oil, Gas, and Alternative Energy Assets, Second Edition

April 2017 PDF (187 pages)

BVR (editor)

Business Valuation Resources, LLC

The special report, “What It’s Worth: Valuing Oil, Gas, and Alternative Energy Assets, Second Edition” keeps business appraisers, analysts and owners current with the key trends, data, and valuation approaches in this constantly evolving space.  Learn more >>
$199.00

Intellectual Property Valuation Case Law Compendium, Third Edition

April 2017 Hardcover, PDF (568 pages)

BVR (editor)

Business Valuation Resources, LLC

Confidently navigate your next IP engagement with new thought leadership in BVR's Intellectual Property Valuation Case Law Compendium, Third Edition. Ensure you have the most current analysis on how courts across the U.S. view key business valuation issues. This compendium includes in-depth analysis on nearly 200 court cases, several chapters with insight and advice from top business valuation experts, and a list of the top 20 questions to ask when completing due diligence for an IP valuation.  Learn more >>
$249.00

Financial Valuation Workbook: Step-by-Step Exercises and Tests to Help You Master Financial Valuation, Fourth Edition

April 2017 978-1-119-31234-5 Softcover (480 pages)

James Hitchner

John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

The Financial Valuation Workbook cuts the learning curve in half, with practical training for use with any valuation textbook. Packed with tools, resources, and over 300 exercises, this workbook helps novices get a handle on the complex valuation process, while helping more experienced practitioners organize their engagements.  Learn more >>
$65.00

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.  Learn more >>
$165.00

Mergers and Acquisitions Basics: The Key Steps of Acquisitions, Divestitures, and Investments, Second Edition

April 2017 978-1-119-27347-9 Hardcover (360 pages)

John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Mergers and Acquisitions Basics provides complete guidance on the M&A process, with in-depth analysis, expert insight, and practical tools for success. This new second edition has been updated to reflect the current M&A landscape, giving busy executives the ideal resource for navigating each step in the process. Veteran executives relate guidelines, lessons learned, and mistakes to avoid as they explain how M&As work, identify the major players, and describe the roles involved in a successful transaction.  Learn more >>
$49.95

FactSet Mergerstat Review, 2017

April 2017 Hardcover, PDF (401 pages)

FactSet Mergerstat

Business Valuation Resources, LLC

The FactSet Mergerstat Review is the cornerstone of any mergers and acquisitions library. This must-have resource delivers comprehensive rosters, data and statistics on merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions that involve U.S. companies, including privately held, publicly traded and cross–border transactions, and also lists unit divestitures, management buyouts, and certain asset sales. 
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$499.00

Architecture/Engineering Business Valuation and M&A Transaction Study, Fourth Edition

March 2017 PDF (48 pages)

Rusk O'Brien Gido Partners

Rusk O'Brien Gido Partners

Now in its fourth year, this study examines data from 198 distinct stock transactions collected via a confidential online survey. All data is analyzed and compiled by Rusk O’Brien Gido + Partners’ team of accredited business appraisers — individuals with decades of experience valuing privately held architecture and engineering (A/E) firms. The result is the most comprehensive and reliable study of business valuations and mergers and acquisitions ever published for the A/E and environmental consulting industries. Learn more >>
$399.00

International Valuation Standards 2017

March 2017 PDF, Softcover (110 pages)

International Valuation Standards Council

International Valuation Standards 2017 (IVS) is key guidance for valuation professionals globally. This guidance is published by the International Valuation Standards Council (IVSC),  with the goal of underpinning consistency, transparency and confidence in valuations. This latest version brings depth to IVS, as was requested by the organization’s members, including the major accountancy firms and other stakeholders. Learn more >>
$110.00

Business Valuation Case Law Yearbook, 2017 Edition

February 2017 Hardcover, PDF (250 pages)

BVR (editor)

Business Valuation Resources, LLC

The Business Valuation Case Law Yearbook analyzes the year’s most meaningful valuation-related issues in the major courts including marital disputes, breach of contract actions, damages, dissenting shareholder disputes, estate and gift tax cases, federal taxation, intellectual property cases, bankruptcy litigation, and more. Readers learn how debates over economic damages, goodwill, M&A-related appraisals, discounts, and Daubert challenges played out in court during the past year. Learn more >>
$220.00

Business Valuation Update Yearbook, 2017 Edition

February 2017 Hardcover, PDF (349 pages)

BVR (editor)

Business Valuation Resources, LLC

BVR has you covered with the Business Valuation Update Yearbook 2017. This newest edition from the publishers of Business Valuation Update covers the year’s most groundbreaking and thought-provoking advancements in business valuation including IRC Sec. 2704, DLOM, cost of capital, and more. This critical desktop reference keeps you ahead of your peers with on-the-ground reporting from valuation experts, thought-leaders, and BVR’s editorial team. Learn more >>
$220.00

Narrative and Numbers: The Value of Stories in Business

February 2017 9780231542746 Hardcover (296 pages)

Dr. Aswath Damodaran

Columbia University Press

Through a range of case studies, Narrative and Numbers describes how storytellers can better incorporate and narrate numbers and how number-crunchers can calculate more imaginative models that withstand scrutiny. Damodaran considers Uber's debut and how narrative is key to understanding different valuations.  Learn more >>
$29.95

2016-2017 Milliman NW Executive Compensation Survey (PDF)

January 2017 PDF

Milliman

Milliman

The Northwest Executive Compensation Survey provides unique reference information regarding executive compensation practices within 307 Northwest companies.  Learn more >>
$695.00

What It's Worth: Law Firm Value

January 2017 PDF (149 pages)

BVR (editor)

Business Valuation Resources, LLC

BVR's special report, "What It's Worth: Law Firm Value," provides a solid foundation for determining law firm value and offers law firm owners with critical advice on succession planning. This comprehensive resource helps appraisers understand the key considerations to take into account when valuing a law firm including goodwill, origination credits, billing, and productivity. Learn more >>
$199.00

BVR Guide to Ancillary Healthcare Services Valuation

December 2016 Hardcover, PDF (474 pages)

Mark Dietrich

Business Valuation Resources, LLC

In the new BVR Guide to Ancillary Healthcare Services Valuation, 15 of the top U.S. healthcare valuation experts have contributed a collection of tried and true methods infused with new and innovative approaches that will challenge the future direction of healthcare valuation.  Learn more >>
$199.00

2016 International Valuation Handbook: Industry Cost of Capital

November 2016 Hardcover, PDF Update(s) (1,008 pages)

Carla Nunes, Duff & Phelps, James Harrington, Roger Grabowski

John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

The 2016 International Valuation Handbook - Industry Cost of Capital offers the same type of rigorous industry-level analysis published in the U.S.-centric Valuation Handbook - Industry Cost of Capital. It provides industry-level cost of capital estimates (cost of equity, cost of debt, and weighted average cost of capital, or WACC), plus detailed industry-level statistics for sales, market capitalization, capital structure, various levered and unlevered beta estimates (e.g., ordinary-least squares (OLS) beta, sum beta, peer group beta, downside beta, etc.), valuation (trading) multiples, financial and profitability ratios, equity returns, aggregate forward-looking earnings-per-share (EPS) growth rates, and more. Learn more >>
$485.00

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