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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.

BV News and Trends May 2022

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

Strong turnout for ASA Houston’s energy valuation event

BVR had 100 online attendees for its webcast of the Houston ASA Energy Valuation Conference, and more than 100 attendees were on-site, so it was another strong turnout for this event, which is in its 12th year.

Hitchner examines the Pepperdine survey

BVR has long been a supporter of the Pepperdine University Capital Markets Project, which conducts an annual survey of expected rates of return with respect to private companies.

Becoming an industry expert—from the ground up

Some valuation analysts become expert in certain industries by chance—they get some engagements in a particular sector and learn along the way.

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.

Holy cow! New York Yankees hit $6 billion in value

That’s what the legendary announcer Phil Rizzuto would be yelling over this news.

‘Eye-opening’ valuations for RIA firms

A review of 2021 M&A activity among registered investment advisors (RIAs) shows that valuations “increased materially, while the median-adjusted EBITDA multiple set a record,” according to the newest edition of “The RIA Deal Room,” an annual study from Advisor Growth Strategies.

Three special BVR workshops in May: energy, estate/gift, and intangibles

The month of May will see BVR webcast three special events.

Power Panel: Industry Insights

Join our power panel of three industrious valuation professionals: Jay Fishman, Bryce Erickson, and Donald Erickson. Every business is different, but some are more different than others. When tackling engagements in a new or different industry, what are the questions you should be asking to be successful? Using sports franchises, oil and gas, and software as a service as examples, the panel will explore the impact of industry on valuation.

Unique Pitfalls in Valuing a Diagnostic Imaging Center

Some advice from Douglas Smith (Phase 4 Radiology Business Strategies LLC), whose entire practice is dedicated to the diagnostic imaging space. He is not an accredited valuation expert but is called in by appraisers as a third-party expert to perform analyses and forecasts for these entities.

BV News and Trends March 2022

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

Appraiser Uses Direct Way to Estimate Private-Company Cost of Equity

One appraiser, after 25 years and over 1,000 valuations of small owner-operated businesses, says that these firms bear no relation to public companies, so why look to the public markets for data when estimating cost of capital? Here’s the method he uses, which looks directly at the private capital markets and does not require any expensive resources.

Reminder: Pepperdine’s private cost of capital survey

Many valuation experts refer to the annual “Pepperdine Private Capital Markets Report” when estimating small private-company cost of capital.

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.

BV News and Trends February 2022

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

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 ...

The first thing to look at in a strip club

When valuing an adult entertainment venue or nightclub, one of the most important things to examine is the point-of-sale (POS) system.

BVR to webcast Energy Valuation Conference May 12

For the fourth 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 12.

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 ...

Newest valuation data for A/E firms

The latest transactional data on the fair market value of businesses in the architecture, engineering, and environmental consulting industries (A/E firms) is now available in the Architecture/Engineering Business Valuation and M&A Transaction Study, 9th edition.

Reminder: Pepperdine’s private cost of capital survey is now open

Forty percent of valuation experts use the annual “Pepperdine Private Capital Markets Report” for estimating small private-company cost of capital, according to a BVWire poll.

Vertical IQ Enhances Its Industry Research Platform

Audience Q&As from a webinar on the Vertical IQ industry research platform. The addition of behind-the-paywall industry news from Lexis/Nexis will enhance the platform’s industry news feature.

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