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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 Review, 2023

May 2023 Hardcover, PDF

FactSet Mergerstat

Business Valuation Resources, LLC

The FactSet Review is the cornerstone of every mergers and acquisitions library. This must-have publication 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, as always, the Review is the most reliable source for premiums by year and industry multiples. Learn more >>

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.

2024 Business Reference Guide

January 2024 Softcover

Tom West

Business Brokerage Press

With up-to-date rules of thumb and pricing details on more than 800 types of businesses, this guide is a must-have for transaction brokers, accountants, attorneys, business appraisers, banks, business-lending institutions, professional advisors—anyone involved with privately owned business. Learn more >>

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.

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 ...

Reminder: Please take a short survey on financial benchmarking data

Our thanks to those of you who took our very short survey (four questions) on the sources valuation analysts use for financial benchmarking data.

Please take a short survey on financial benchmarking data

BVR is conducting a very short survey (four questions) on the sources valuation analysts use for financial benchmarking data.

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 >>
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