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BVPro adds new guide on valuing fitness clubs
The BVResearch Pro platform adds new content continually to its collection of over 20,000 articles, books, special reports, court case digests, webinar transcripts, and more.
2023 ASA Energy Valuation Conference
What It’s Worth: Valuing Fitness Centers, Health Clubs, and Gyms
February 2023 PDF (146 pages)
Business Valuation Resources, LLC
New Research Strengthens Support for the Three-Stage DCF
Unpublished research from Roger Grabowski and Ashok Abbott reveals data on firm growth over three stages: startup, stabilizing, and long term.
Tom West’s Legacy to Appraisers: The Business Reference Guide
BVR was very saddened to learn of the passing of Tom West, co-founder of the International Business Brokers Association and founder of the Business Brokerage Press. Business valuers have him to thank for the Business Reference Guide, which contains pricing rules of thumb for almost 700 types of businesses.
Valuing Real Estate Centered Entities in 2023
A review of the problems business appraisers and analysts see in companies holding substantial amounts of real estate, often necessary to run the business and produce cash flow. Discussion will focus on understanding and incorporating real property appraisal conclusions including an intangible asset and how to test those findings with business valuation evidence ...
SaaS valuation multiples see dramatic decrease
While the software-as-a-service (SaaS) industry is poised for significant growth, revenue multiples are projected at a three-year low, averaging a prepandemic level of about 5.5%, according to a report from FirstPageSage.
Dental practices take top spot in industry research on Vertical IQ
For 2022, the most popular industry profile on the Vertical IQ industry research platform was dental practices, based on number of user visits.
BVR to webcast Energy Valuation Conference May 11
For the fifth year, BVR is pleased to partner with the Houston Chapter of the American Society of Appraisers (ASA) to present a live webcast of the Energy Valuation Conference on May 11.
FactSet Mergerstat Review, 2023
May 2023 Hardcover, PDF
Business Valuation Resources, LLC
Report drills down on dental practice financials
PKF O’Connor Davies has released its 2022 edition of “Dental Practices by the Numbers,” which provides key financial benchmarks.
Vertical IQ enhances its industry research platform
Eleven U.S. industry sector profiles have been added to the Vertical IQ industry research platform, including: accommodation and food services; agriculture, forestry, and fishing; educational services; information sector; real estate; and transportation and warehousing.
And the BVR Survey Says, Part 2
Check out the attendee survey results from the BVR webinar: 2023 Overview of the Marijuana Industry: The Coming Wave of Consolidation and Beyond. Opportunities Abound!
2023 Overview of the Marijuana Industry: The Coming Wave of Consolidation and Beyond. Opportunities Abound!
The session will explore current trends and engagement opportunities in the cannabis industry. The continuing conflict between federal and state laws and regulations, coupled with the economic impact of inflation, the illicit cannabis market, and the aftermath of the COVID pandemic pause have resulted in a perfect storm for an incredibly unique industry. Recreational use of marijuana is currently legal for adults in 21 states and Washington, D.C., while medical marijuana is legal and available ...
Growth rates for software firms underestimated, says research paper
Both management and market analysts “systematically underestimate the annual growth rates of software companies,” according to researchers who examined these types of firms.
Restaurants and inflation: what’s the breaking point?
Restaurants have been raising prices more aggressively in recent months to offset rising food and labor costs, according to an update from the Vertical IQ industry research platform.
Preorder deal on the 2023 Business Reference Guide
The 2023 print edition of the Business Reference Guide (BRG) by Tom West is now available for preorder at a 20% savings.
Valuing Assisted Living Facilities
This webinar will cover the basics of valuing assisted living facilities. We will look at valuation methods under each approach – cost, market, and income – and discuss pro’s and con’s of each. Before getting into each method, we will address industry factors and economic conditions pertinent to these valuations, as well as current topics and issues. An example valuation will be reviewed incorporating the methods and conditions discussed.
2023 Business Reference Guide
February 2023 Softcover
Business Brokerage Press
Key Industry Updates for Various Types of Stores and Retailers
The economy, high inflation, the Russia-Ukraine war, and the pandemic continue to impact firms in all industries, so it’s important for valuation analysts to keep up with these developments. Here are some recent and very targeted updates for various retail stores from the Vertical IQ industry research platform.
Power Panel: Avoiding Common Business Valuation Mistakes
This panel will discuss many of the most common mistakes that business valuers are still making after all these years. The panel will use their experiences to demonstrate what they are seeing in the real world and how to avoid many of these errors. It is intended as an interactive discussion that will serve as a learning experience for the newbies and a refresher for the more experienced folks.
RMA is the financial benchmarking data of choice, per BVR survey
Over three-quarters (78%) of valuation experts say they use RMA for financial benchmarking data, according to a recent survey by BVR. Coming in second is Bizminer, cited by 28% of respondents.
Using Rule of Thumb Benchmark Data to Verify Financials
In addition to being used as a check to corroborate a value conclusion reached using other methods, rule of thumb data can be used to validate historical financials. This is particularly useful when valuing cash-intensive businesses. The article provides benchmark data for a dozen types of firms that do a lot of cash business.
Auto Dealerships are Running Hot: Key Valuation Metrics Unique to Auto Deal
Providing a valuation of a business can be a complex process as there are a variety of intricacies that help determine the value. Automobile dealership valuations are a bit more complex because they have unique characteristics that set them apart from other businesses and industries. They involve a deep understanding of the automotive retail industry which includes items such as factory financial statements, franchise multiples, and operational benchmarks of the dealership, to name a few.
The 2022 Cannabis Reset: A Redux of 2019?
Comments on the impacts to the cannabis industry in the wake of COVID-19 and related economic stimuli and amid inflation, interest rate increases, legislative reforms, and labor and supply-chain disruptions.