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2Q 2020 U.S. Economic Performance Indicators at a Glance

Business valuators must have a firm grasp on the current state of the economy in order to successfully complete a business valuation engagement. Many finance and valuation professionals rely on economic components and indicators as a key point of reference in their work. These components can have a significant impact when valuing businesses, evaluating mergers and acquisitions, and performing a variety of other financial analyses.

The government makes a huge bet on UK business productivity research

A new £32m Productivity Institute (PI) headquartered at the Alliance Manchester Business School will boost groundbreaking research to explore how to increase productivity, boost wages, and support the economic recovery across the UK.

Global BVU News and Trends August 2020

Business valuation news from a global perspective.

Sunak’s FinTech growth plans are now the subject of an independent review by HM Treasury

HM Treasury announced the relaunch of an independent review of the UK’s FinTech sector last week.

BVU News and Trends July 2020

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

Global BVU News and Trends July 2020

Business valuation news from a global perspective.

Reminder: Take our economics trivia quiz

In case you missed it last week, we have a short quiz for nonsubscribers of BVR’s Economic Outlook Update (EOU) to test your economic IQ.

BVR Briefing – The Real Story of COVID-19 For Valuation and Litigation Experts

September 2020 PDF

Mark Dietrich

Business Valuation Resources, LLC

Healthcare valuation expert Mark Dietrich (Mark O. Dietrich CPA, PC) has done over a hundred hours of research digging into the “science” of COVID-19—its origin, how it spreads, protection methods, testing, and other issues. You might wonder what all of this has to do with the valuation and financial community.  The answer is that for the economy to recover, these matters must be understood.  Learn more >>

Take our economics trivia quiz

In today’s environment, an understanding of the economy is more crucial than ever in valuations.

What do auditors expect from business valuation forecasts during COVID-19?

Auditors around the globe will be expecting multiple forecast scenarios in reports from their valuation experts.

BVU News and Trends June 2020

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

Global BVU News and Trends June 2020

Business valuation news from a global perspective.

Global BV News: Auditors seek multiple scenarios for COVID-19 impact

To evaluate the possible outcomes of COVID-19 on valuation, auditors are looking for multiple scenarios for projections, reports a panel on a newly released webinar, June 2020 Update—COVID Webinar.

The CFNAI plunged to -16.74 in April

The Chicago Fed’s National Activity Index (CFNAI) came in at -16.74 in April, down from a revised -4.97 in March (see chart below).

Discounted Cash Flow: Speculative or Convincing

Gary Trugman and Harold Martin will discuss, debate, and dissect the pros and cons of using a discounted cash flow analysis, particularly in times of COVID-19. With questions such as how to handle the unknown future, when and how to use past performance to forecast the future, what to do when management gives you a forecast that you do not believe, and what to do when management is incapable of giving you a forecast at ...

A Veteran Valuer’s Guidance on COVID-19 and the ‘Soul’ of a Business

An interview with Robert Schlegel, FASA, MCBA (Houlihan Valuation Advisors), in which he gives his perspectives on our current economic environment and how that affects the business valuation community.

BVU News and Trends May 2020

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

Global BVU News and Trends May 2020

Business valuation news from a global perspective.

Fifty percent of high street retailers could fail by August, say Alvarez & Marsal

Business valuers have stood their corners against changes in valuation methods based on economic crises.

March EOU tracks beginning of tough financial times

The Leading Economic Index (LEI) decreased 6.7% in March, the largest monthly decline in the 60-year history of the index, according to the March 2020 Economic Outlook Update (EOU).

IVSC’s Darling describes how business valuation during COVID-19 differs from the 2008 financial crisis

The IVSC, in collaboration with RICS, released a new video looking at the impact of COVID-19 on global markets, geopolitics, and the global economy on 20 April.

BVU News and Trends April 2020

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

Cannabiz put to the test amid COVID-19

April 20 was supposed to be the once-a-year Black Friday for the legal cannabis market, but, instead, the industry is bracing for an economic blow from the coronavirus crisis.

PwC survey: CFOs become less optimistic about recovery time

“Hopes that the outbreak will dissipate quickly are receding,” according to the PwC COVID-19 CFO Pulse Survey.

Appellate court ruling unfavorable to cannabiz

Section 280E of the tax code prohibits taking tax deductions for business expenses related to marijuana because of its status as a Schedule I controlled substance.

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