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Using Jensen’s Alpha to Separate Active and Passive Appreciation

The author presents an alternate approach (Jensen’s alpha) to segregating passive from active increases in the value of a marital asset. An example is presented of an automobile dealer.

Sample size debate spills over onto LinkedIn

What’s the minimum number of transactions that should be used from a database such as BIZCOMPS or Pratt’s Stats?

Letter to the Editor: Comments on an Article on the Use of Statistics in the Transaction Method

A renowned valuation expert weighs in on dueling experts’ opinions on how many transactions should be used in the application of the transaction method of appraisal.

Letter to the Editor: Response to Article on Separating Active and Passive Appreciation in the Value of a Marital Asset

The author says there are flaws in Dr. Ashok Abbott’s approach to segregating passive from active increases in the value of a marital asset—and he presents an alternate approach.

Debate continues on use of statistics

“I can no longer stay a silent observer,” says Gary Trugman (Trugman Valuation) about the back-and-forth over how many transactions should be used in the application of the transaction method of appraisal.

Monte Carlo in court

During a recent webinar on the use of Monte Carlo for valuing distressed companies, an audience member asked: “Have the bankruptcy court and other courts accepted the Monte Carlo method?”

BV experts cross swords over statistics

What’s the minimum number of transactions that should be used from a database such as BIZCOMPS or Pratt’s Stats?

SPECIAL SUPPLEMENT: Valuation Experts Clash Over Analysis of Transactional Data

Listeners to a webinar on the use of the BIZCOMPS database have taken issue with a number of points presented, including stratifying the data, filtering, the R-square coefficient, harmonic mean, minimum number of transactions, the elimination of outliers, market multiples, and more.

Valuation Experts Clash Over Analysis of Transactional Data

Listeners to a webinar on the use of the BIZCOMPS database have taken issue with a number of points presented, including stratifying the data, filtering, the R-square coefficient, harmonic mean, minimum number of transactions, the elimination of outliers, market multiples, and more.

Court Emphasizes Benefit of Hindsight in Evaluating Loss Period

Court finds business valuator is qualified under Daubert to proffer lost profits calculation relying on statistics methods and says expert’s loss period is not a mere “guess” because hindsight reduces years of uncertainty as to relevant market conditions.

Packgen v. Berry Plastics Corp. (I)

Court finds business valuator is qualified under Daubert to proffer lost profits calculation relying on statistics methods and says expert’s loss period is not a mere “guess” because hindsight reduces years of uncertainty as to relevant market conditions.

Lyondell Chem. Co. v. Occidental Chem. Corp.

In hazardous waste litigation, appeals court says expert’s Monte Carlo-based analysis to allocate cleanup costs met Daubert requirements; method is reliable in general and EPA endorsed Monte Carlo as tool for environmental risk assessment, court says.

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