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Key Lesson to Be Learned From Valuing a Strip Club

A strip club may bare all, but not when it comes to every bit of information an analyst needs to do a valuation. The trick is knowing the right questions to ask to discover these hidden factors that may impact value, and that goes for other types of businesses as well.

Car dealer blue-sky values remain at record levels, per Haig report

“Blue sky” values are 6% higher than at the end of 2021, and they are at the same level as they were at the end of the first quarter of 2022, according to the Q2 2022 Haig Report.

Spotlight on the Jewelry Industry: Are Diamonds Still a Girl’s Best Friend?

No business can be valued in a vacuum, and the jewelry industry has undergone significant changes over the last few years. Join Lynton Kotzin for an overview of the current state and evolution of the jewelry industry. Understand the key value drivers, accounting issues, and the proper application of the different valuation approaches during these changing times.

Valuing Cannabis 2.0: Buckle Up, This is About to Get Interesting

The session will explore recent trends in valuing businesses and intellectual property in the cannabis industry. Appraisers often apply market-based metrics to historical data when performing traditional valuations. In the cannabis industry, history is not often indicative of the future and reliance on historical data may lead to inaccurate valuations. The value of businesses in established markets such as Colorado, Oregon, and Washington is different than the value of businesses in newly legal states or ...

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Valuing Nightclubs, Bars, and Adult Cabarets

That’s the title of the latest installment in BVR’s What It’s Worth series of industry-specific valuation guides.

What It's Worth: Valuing Nightclubs, Bars, and Adult Cabarets

July 2022 PDF (198 pages)

BVR (editor)

Business Valuation Resources, LLC

This report provides a solid foundational understanding of the business of nightclubs, bars, and adult cabarets. It explains how these firms operate, the nature of their revenue streams, value drivers, the industry environment, the risks involved, and other key factors for valuation professional and any other stakeholder in a related business.  Learn more >>

Coronavirus Updates for 24 U.S. Industries

The latest news from the Vertical IQ industry research platform.

Cannabis lawsuit could be a game changer

A coalition of influential marijuana companies and stakeholders are planning to sue the federal government over alleged unconstitutional policies that affect their operations, according to a report in Marijuana Moment.

The Dental Valuation Revolution

The valuation landscape for dental practices is changing rapidly. Private equity funds and dental service organizations have entered the industry in force. Experts Matthew Howard and Kam McQuay will engage in discussions around what is the definition of “any given buyer” for practices and how to include this relevant buyer in your valuations. They will also discuss industry-specific considerations for valuations concerning the officer compensation adjustment and typical and some not-so-typical income statement and balance ...

Strong M&A outlook in the food and beverage sector

“With an abundance of capital in private equity markets and large corporate players realigning their strategic vision, we believe 2022 is trending toward another strong year of M&A activity in the food and beverage space,” reports “Food and Beverage M&A Landscape” (Spring 2022) from Kroll.

Strong turnout for ASA Houston’s energy valuation event

BVR had 100 online attendees for its webcast of the Houston ASA Energy Valuation Conference, and more than 100 attendees were on-site, so it was another strong turnout for this event, which is in its 12th year.

Health Clubs & Gyms: Working Out the Value

Come and get your reps in! Learn what you need to know about the valuation of health clubs. Whether the club is a franchise or a stand-alone, the unique aspects of health club valuations require specific industry research to be performed that can make a big impact on the outcome of the valuation. Expert Gary Trugman has done the heavy lifting, and, by attending this program, participants will avoid making some of the fatal errors ...

New trends help eateries build business

Virtual restaurants—commercial kitchens that operate through delivery services and do not have a physical dine-in space—are increasing due to the coronavirus pandemic, reports the Vertical IQ industry research platform in a recent “Coronavirus Update” for the restaurant industry.

A Nation Getting Older: Valuing Senior Citizen Focused Companies

Join Vanessa Claiborne to learn the latest market trends in senior living, including the impact of the pandemic on value, key valuation metrics, and the short- and long-term outlook for valuations. With discussions on both skilled nursing and senior housing, this event will assist you in practical ways. Don’t miss this distinguished event.

Holy cow! New York Yankees hit $6 billion in value

That’s what the legendary announcer Phil Rizzuto would be yelling over this news.

‘Eye-opening’ valuations for RIA firms

A review of 2021 M&A activity among registered investment advisors (RIAs) shows that valuations “increased materially, while the median-adjusted EBITDA multiple set a record,” according to the newest edition of “The RIA Deal Room,” an annual study from Advisor Growth Strategies.

Power Panel: Industry Insights

Join our power panel of three industrious valuation professionals: Jay Fishman, Bryce Erickson, and Donald Erickson. Every business is different, but some are more different than others. When tackling engagements in a new or different industry, what are the questions you should be asking to be successful? Using sports franchises, oil and gas, and software as a service as examples, the panel will explore the impact of industry on valuation.

Unique Pitfalls in Valuing a Diagnostic Imaging Center

Some advice from Douglas Smith (Phase 4 Radiology Business Strategies LLC), whose entire practice is dedicated to the diagnostic imaging space. He is not an accredited valuation expert but is called in by appraisers as a third-party expert to perform analyses and forecasts for these entities.

Valuation Lessons Learned From the Gaming Industry

No matter what type of firm you are valuing, there are several lessons to be learned from the gaming industry. Several industry experts from different markets—Las Vegas, Colorado, and Illinois—shared some fascinating insights into the business of gambling including how these firms operate and how they’re recovering from the pandemic.

The first thing to look at in a strip club

When valuing an adult entertainment venue or nightclub, one of the most important things to examine is the point-of-sale (POS) system.

BVR to webcast Energy Valuation Conference May 12

For the fourth 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 12.

Shining a Spotlight on Nightclub Valuation

Get ready to jump the line with this lesson on valuing bars and nightclubs with Jason Pierce and Lynton Kotzin. The entertainment venue industry is nuanced, and the pandemic changed the approach for these valuations. Hear specific examples of specialized issues, including deconstructing the revenue streams, matching the risk to the business model, properly applying transaction multiples and other benchmarks, and utilizing lessons learned from court cases. Valuation experts, financial analysts, legal counsel, industry practitioners ...

Newest valuation data for A/E firms

The latest transactional data on the fair market value of businesses in the architecture, engineering, and environmental consulting industries (A/E firms) is now available in the Architecture/Engineering Business Valuation and M&A Transaction Study, 9th edition.

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