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Is Your Subject Business Still Feeling the Effects of COVID-19?

The pandemic is over, but the symptoms may linger for a long time. For valuation analysts, the concern is whether the businesses they are appraising will be impacted over the long term—an impact that could be positive or negative. An example is the limited-service restaurant business, such as fast-food, pizza, coffee shops, and the like.

Valuers need to examine the lingering effects of COVID-19

The pandemic is over but not for some businesses that continue to feel the effects—and this impacts valuation.

No do-over for valuation of business hit by COVID-19

In a Wisconsin marital dissolution case, COVID-19 negatively impacted the husband’s hair salon business, which had to shut down for a while.

In re Marriage of Gill

The husband appealed the circuit court’s decision regarding his divorce decree and an order denying his motion to reconsider issues regarding the parties’ property division. He argued the circuit court erred in allocating less than half of the parties’ tax liability to the wife. He also argued the circuit court erred in denying his motion to reopen evidence regarding the impact of COVID-19 on his salon business. The appellate court rejected his arguments and affirmed the circuit court.

Appellate Court (Wisconsin) Affirms Trial Court Allocation of Tax Liability and Business Value in Divorce

The husband appealed the circuit court’s decision regarding his divorce decree and an order denying his motion to reconsider issues regarding the parties’ property division. He argued the circuit court erred in allocating less than half of the parties’ tax liability to the wife. He also argued the circuit court erred in denying his motion to reopen evidence regarding the impact of COVID-19 on his salon business. The appellate court rejected his arguments and affirmed the circuit court.

Healthcare Valuation: Marquee Topics 2023

The healthcare industry is a different place than it was even just three years ago. The combined result of the COVID-19 pandemic, regulatory changes, and reimbursement shifts have transformed the landscape for all healthcare industry stakeholders. This presentation will provide an overview of what we anticipate to be the most important topics of 2023 (from investing in behavioral health to increasing private equity and venture capital involvement) and their associated implication for healthcare valuation.

What BV developments did you miss in 2022?

Now’s your chance to catch up on all things BV with the latest editions of two BVR yearbooks.

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 ...

BV News and Trends December 2022

A monthly roundup of key developments of interest to business valuation experts.

Embracing Subjectivity: The Illusion of Precision in BV

Nothing keeps a valuator up at night more than “squishy numbers.” Everyday someone comes up with another “objective quantitative method” that eliminates subjectivity. But guess what? Many of the methods are actually increasing the subjectivity exponentially and creating the illusion of precision. In this rip roaring session, we will shine a light on all of the subjective areas of the valuation process and learn to embrace it.

Embracing the Hockey Stick: Alternative Approaches to Formulating and Assessing Projections

The question of projections may be one of the most challenging elements of a business or intellectual property appraisal. Most business appraisers will be placed in a position of assessing projections, including projections another appraiser provided. Join Michael Blake for an exploration of the quantitative and empirical methodologies for creating and/or validating projections. As a result of this class, you will gain exposure to potentially new tools to help make your projections more robust and ...

Goodwill impairments YTD 2022 are up, per Kroll analysis

Risky financial markets and an uncertain economic environment add up to increased goodwill impairments.

Take a fresh look at your long-term growth rate, says Grabowski

Do you estimate a long-term growth rate by taking long-term real GDP growth plus expected inflation? If you do, you may want to reconsider, according to recent research by Roger Grabowski (Kroll) and Ashok Abbott (West Virginia University).

Important Provider Compensation Topics in 2022

To begin a dialogue on important topics in physician compensation and fair market value, PYA surveyed more than 30 physician compensation experts to understand the collective thoughts on issues impacting these topics in 2022. These issues range from compensation for advance practice practitioners to value-based compensation. Please join PYA Senior Manager Katie Taylor as she discusses key physician compensation issues in 2022 ...

Coronavirus Updates for 24 U.S. Industries

The latest news from the Vertical IQ industry research platform.

BV News and Trends June 2022

A monthly roundup of key developments of interest to business valuation experts.

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.

Goodwill impairments in U.S. doubled in 2020: Kroll study

Total goodwill impairment in U.S. public companies was $142.5 billion in 2020, more than double the $71 billion recorded in 2019, according to the “2021 U.S. Goodwill Impairment Study” by Kroll.

Veteran Valuers Warn of This Fallout From COVID-19

Being cooped up because of the pandemic has created a potential problem, say experienced valuers, if appraisers continue to do management interviews and company tours virtually instead of in person.

BV News and Trends March 2022

A monthly roundup of key developments of interest to business valuation experts.

Global BV News and Trends March 2022

Business valuation news from a global perspective.

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.

Healthcare Valuations: A Check Up

Since March 2020, the United States healthcare industry has faced great adversity. COVID-19 has impacted the way hospitals pay their physicians forever. Join Kathryn Taylor and Justin Conant for your annual Healthcare Valuation Checkup. Get up to speed on the current environment surrounding physician compensation and review the top 10 issues potentially impacting physician compensation in 2022. Learn critical topics such as the group practice exception, advanced practice provider supervision and personally performed work, value-based ...

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 ...

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