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BVR Briefing - Cannabis and Hemp Valuations: A Market Analysis

January 2020 PDF

Ron Seigneur, Ryan Cram

Business Valuation Resources, LLC

There is no better time for the new “BVR Briefing - Cannabis and Hemp Valuations: A Market Analysis” study by Ryan Cram, CVA, and Ron Seigneur, CPA/ABV, CVA, ASA.  Cram and Seigneur present an empirically-based alternative to the “one-size-fits-all” application of market approach in the cannabis industry by putting current cannabis market sentiment and factors in the context of privately-held growth assets and relies upon the same rigor in data selection and research. Learn more >>

The State of Legal Cannabis Markets – 7th Edition

June 2019 Hardcover, PDF

Arcview Market Research

As the cannabis industry grows–for both investors and operators–market intelligence becomes a significant source of competitive advantage. The seventh edition of this report leverages the most robust and accurate database of millions of actual point-of-sale data created by BDS Analytics, making market projections and estimates better informed, and allowing us to bring you more granular and precise data than ever before.  Learn more >>

Corporate Cannabis: One-Hitter or Here to Stay?

This is the second installment in ktMINE's Cannabis series. In Part I, it discussed the marijuana IP landscape in general and explored trademarks in the industry. In this post, it investigates the potential movement of Big Pharma and multinational agricultural corporations into the cannabis space.

Coping With the Challenges of Valuing a Cannabis-Related Firm—Frequently Asked Questions

Valuing a cannabis-related business is not much different from valuing any other business, except for one important fact: This business is based on a product that is illegal to grow or sell under current federal law. So how do you deal with this challenge in states that have legalized it? Valuation practitioners Jim Marty and Ron Seigneur share some of their vast knowledge in this industry.

Cannabis: IP Issues in a Budding U.S. Industry

Canada is already facing many challenges after its recent legalization of cannabis last week, including a significant shortage of product and uncertainties about border policies with the United States. Read this post from ktMINE about the IP issues in the budding U.S. cannabis industry.

The Cannabis Industry Accounting and Appraisal Guide

July 2018

Brenda Clarke, Ron Seigneur, Stacey Udell

The guide presents everything a cannabis business owner needs to know about choosing a business structure; basic accounting; setting up an accounting system, taxes, how to avoid an audit, the basics of valuation, and how to build value into your business for the future.Learn from this comprehensive guide about this exciting, relatively new, and rapidly evolving industry. Learn more >>

What It's Worth: Value and Business Challenges in the Budding Cannabis Industry (PDF)

August 2016 PDF (66 pages)

BVR (editor)

Business Valuation Resources, LLC

What It's Worth: Value and Business Challenges in the Budding Cannabis Industry helps you navigate the swirl of issues that surround providing services to cannabis businesses. The authors, experts who know this industry inside and out, walk readers through the unique aspects of a cannabis business’s financial records, key valuation challenges, benchmarking data, and more. Learn more >>

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.

New report from PKF International on valuation concerns for the UK (and global) cannabis markets

Several estimates place the growing cannabis market at over £30 bn.

COVID-19 Cloud Has Silver Lining in the Cannabis Sector

A good example of the varying effects of COVID-19 on different industries can be found in the cannabis sector. Of course, the pandemic has had devasting effects overall, but something interesting happened in this sector that allowed it to weather the storm fairly well, according to valuation experts close to the industry.

Insights and Intel on the Cannabis Industry

Join Ryan Cram and Ron Seigneur for a lively discussion of the current and emerging landscape for business valuation analysts and other professional advisors to the cannabis sector with a focus on the risks and rewards of being involved in the cannabis industry drawing on over 20 combined years of industry experience working marijuana and hemp/CBD clients throughout the country, both large and small. Explore the unique nuances associated with business and intellectual property appraisal ...

Update on U.S. Cannabis Valuations From PKF’s Practice Leader

Noam Hirschberger talks about the rapid growth and heavy regulations that have triggered a need for financial and advisory services, including valuation and tax planning, that will be critical to the ongoing success of firms in the cannabis industry.

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 ...

Challenges of the legal cannabis industry highlight NYSSCPA symposium

The NYSSCPA sponsored the Marijuana Symposium: Business, Tax and Legal Implications, which included a discussion on the nuances of valuing a firm in this challenging industry.

Business Valuation Update Yearbook, 2022 Edition

January 2022 PDF, Softcover (454 pages)

BVR (editor)

Business Valuation Resources, LLC

A new year means another annual “greatest hits” publication!  The Business Valuation Update Yearbook 2022 covers the previous year’s most groundbreaking and thought-provoking advancements in valuation.  It captures changes in regulations and professional standards, key takeaways from professional conferences, and tactical practice-building ideas. This critical desktop reference puts you ahead of the competition with on-the-ground reporting by the BVR editorial team including an Introduction by Andy Dzamba, BVR Executive Editor and insights from notable BV experts.  Learn more >>

Marijuana Licensing Reference Guide, 2017 Edition

November 2016 Hardcover, PDF (152 pages)

The Marijuana Licensing Reference Guide, 2017 Edition, co-published by Cannabiz Media and BVR, is an invaluable resource for owners and operators, investors, business appraisers, financial experts, regulators, lobbyists, government officials, and others who want and need to understand the marketplace opportunities and risks of this industry. Learn more >>

Business Valuation Update Yearbook, 2017 Edition

February 2017 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 >>

Business Valuation Update Yearbook, 2019 Edition

February 2019 PDF

BVR (editor)

Business Valuation Resources, LLC

BVR has you covered with the Business Valuation Update Yearbook 2019. This newest edition from the publishers of Business Valuation Update covers the year’s most groundbreaking and thought-provoking advancements in business valuation, 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 >>

Business Valuation Update Yearbook, 2021 Edition

January 2021 Hardcover, PDF

BVR (editor)

Business Valuation Resources, LLC

Always a highly-anticipated annual publication, the Business Valuation Update Yearbook 2021 covers the year’s most groundbreaking and thought-provoking advancements on valuation methodologies in the face of a global pandemic.  It also captures, changes in regulations and professional standards, key takeaways from the best virtual conferences, and tactical practice-building ideas. This critical desktop reference puts you ahead of the competition with on-the-ground reporting from valuation experts, thought-leaders, and BVR’s expert editorial and legal teams. Learn more >>

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.

Emerging Issues in Cannabis and Hemp/CBD: Buckle Up as it is Just Getting Interesting!

Talk about a growing industry. As legalization spreads across the country, more valuation professionals are focusing on emerging and evolving issues in cannabis and hemp. If you are a practitioner or an advisor who is involved in the appraisal and analysis of business interests in both the legal, regulated cannabis sector and in agricultural hemp and cannabinoids, then don’t pass on this webinar. Recent developments in state and federal legislation will be covered as will ...

Risk levels of legal cannabis firms

Appraisals of legal marijuana firms continue to be challenging and risk is a major factor, say Ron Seigneur and Ryan Cram, who are both with Seigneur Gustafson LLP, a firm based in Colorado, one of the first states to legalize adult recreational marijuana.

Market research for the cannabis industry

Business appraisers who are valuing firms in the cannabis industry have a new resource for market research: The State of Legal Marijuana Markets, which is published by ArcView.

AICPA guidance cautions on cannabis valuations

The American Institute of CPAs details the risks and opportunities for CPAs working in the cannabis industry in the latest “FVS Eye on Fraud” report.

Cannabis Industry and Valuation Update

As a high growth industry, cannabis business valuations are in demand. But, in this highly regulated industry, many “must know” considerations impact engagements. Join experts Brenda Clarke, Stacey Udell, and Ron Seigneur for a discussion of the trends and opportunities facing the cannabis industry. Learn about the sales and tax issues that must be considered, and get an update on M&A and investment activity that are powering values. This experienced panel answers your cannabis questions ...

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