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Valuation to Maximize Client Engagement and Value

This transcript focuses on key issues involved in a properly executed and planned valuation and how such a process can maximize client engagement, value, and control.

Seven Techniques to Consider When Calculating Damages for Early-Stage Companies

Measuring lost profits damages for new or early-stage businesses can be a daunting task. Traditional damage analyses that rely on historical results are often meaningless since, by definition, startup companies usually lack a track record of operating results. Without an historical operating history for measuring lost profits, the damages expert walks a thin line between speculation and a reasoned analysis. Under most circumstances, to be admissible evidence, damage analyses require relevant and reliable factual bases. These legal and evidentiary requirements are often heightened when measuring damages for new businesses.

Early Stage Valuation: A Fair Value Perspective

June 2020 978-1-119-61363-3 Hardcover

Antonella Puca

John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Early Stage Valuation: A Fair Value Perspective provides a comprehensive review of the current methodologies used to value Early Stage Enterprises (ESEs) at fair value for financial reporting, investment, and mergers and acquisitions. Author Antonella Puca, Senior Director with Alvarez & Marsal Valuation Services in New York, provides accurate, up-to-date information on recent guidelines and new approaches for valuation assessments. Learn more >>

BVU News and Trends April 2020

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

The ‘big market delusion’ overvalues companies at first

The allure of a big market for an emerging business is hard to resist and causes “irrational exuberance” that initially overprices companies and triggers an inevitable correction.

DCF Modeling for Early Stage Enterprises: A Fair Value Update

In In this panel discussion Antonella Puca, Andreas Dal Santo and Shilpa Chandra will discuss the special characteristics of DCF modeling as they pertain to the valuation of companies that are in the early years of their life and that have yet to become profitable (early stage enterprises or “ESE”s). Learn the relevance of terminal value in driving valuation for ESEs and the dynamic nature of the model, which can be adjusted at subsequent measurement ...

Cryptocurrency—Price Versus Value

Whether you are a skeptic or a believer, cryptocurrencies are more prevalent than ever. Learning the fundamental similarities and differences between valuing cryptocurrency and traditional operating companies is critical for professionals wanting to stay ahead of the curve. Arik Van Zandt and John Sawyer will cover the underlying aspects of how ICOs are raising funds and interests, and what core value drivers, if any, are driving the ICO market. They'll also detail how cryptocurrencies are ...

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Scenario modeling may help start-up company valuations

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