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BV News and Trends October 2021

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

DealStats Hall of Fame members for 2020

Thanks to business brokers and other intermediaries who contribute data, DealStats is the leading database of private-company and public-company M&A transactions.

BV News and Trends May 2021

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

Updated DealStats Companion Guide now available

The DealStats public- and private-transaction database has a newly revised Companion Guide that reflects updated charts, graphs, and exhibits.

Valuing Small and Micro Businesses Using the Income Method

Focus in on valuing micro and small businesses using the income methods of business valuation. Learn to distinguish differing risk factors between large companies and micro and very small companies. Join Gregory Caruso for a deep dive into problematic areas of actual small-business valuation cases to review theory and tie it into the actual application of methods using best practices and professional judgment. Audience questions and succinct opinions welcomed in this hands-on event.

BVU News and Trends December 2020

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

Stark Differences from the Inside Out: Two Key Responders Discuss The Final Stark Regulations for FMV and Commercial Reasonableness

The Stark regulations have been updated. What has changed and how does it impact value? Mark Dietrich and Tim Smith were two major contributors of public comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) for the updated Stark regulations with over 100 pages of newly written material that was influential in the development of the final regulatory definitions for FMV and commercial reasonableness. In addition, they included over a dozen chapters from the BVR/AHLA ...

BVU News and Trends November 2020

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

Take Control of Your Premiums

Join BVR for a first look at the new Control Premium Study platform. In the session we will cover the basics of the control premium study, discuss the enhancements to the platform, and provide a walkthrough of how to best utilize the new platform to retrieve control premiums, minority discounts, and multiples.

BVU News and Trends October 2020

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

Food for thought in BVR’s new guide to valuing restaurants

There is no magic formula for doing valuations for firms impacted by the pandemic—especially in the hard-hit restaurant sector.

Time to Take a Fresh Look at the Use of Transaction Databases

This is an adaptation of an article contained in the new fourth edition of The Comprehensive Guide to the Use and Application of Transaction Databases.

Key Issues in Valuing Owner Operated Small Businesses

Owner-operated business must be considered in a different framework than many other types of business. Everything from hypothetical transaction (asset sale versus equity interest) to financial objectives (minimize taxable income versus maximize shareholder value) must be considered from a different perspective. Join David Coffman as he discusses rate of return and personal goodwill through this unique lens.

DealStats now lets nonsubscribers search comparables

The DealStats public- and private-transaction database now allows a nonsubscriber to fully utilize the “Quick Search” and “Search” tabs to view limited information on the “Data” tab.

New enhancements made to DealStats transaction database

DealStats (formerly Pratt’s Stats), the state-of-the-art platform for private- and public-company transaction comparables, has made some enhancements.

Reminder to take the A/E firm valuation survey

If you haven’t done so already, please take a few minutes to respond to a survey on the architecture, engineering, and environmental consulting industries (A/E firms) for the A/E Business Valuation and M&A Transaction Study, 8th edition, from Rusk O’Brien Gido + Partners.

BVU News and Trends July 2020

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

Participants needed for A/E firm valuation study

Rusk O’Brien Gido + Partners is collecting transactional data on the architecture, engineering, and environmental consulting industries (A/E firms) for its A/E Business Valuation and M&A Transaction Study, 8th edition.

Put extra scrutiny on market comps, panel advises

The market approach is obviously troublesome now, which makes it even more important to scrutinize your comps, according to a panel that participated in BVR’s second free Town Hall event on the impact of COVID-19 on valuations.

The Comprehensive Guide to the Use and Application of Transaction Databases, Fourth Edition

May 2020 Hardcover, PDF

Alina Niculita

Business Valuation Resources, LLC

Edited by esteemed BV practitioner Alina Niculita, ASA, CFA, MBA and now in its 4th edition, The Comprehensive Guide to the Use and Application of Transaction Databases has become the most trusted source for details on every transaction set available to the valuation profession for use in the market approach. Learn more >>

BVU News and Trends April 2020

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

Global BVU News and Trends March 2020

Business valuation news from a global perspective.

BVU News and Trends February 2020

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

New study gleans DLOMs from the BIZCOMPS database

Imbedded discounts for lack of marketability (DLOMs) have been uncovered in a new study of the BIZCOMPS database of sales of small private companies.

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