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Reconciling the Results of Various Valuation Methodologies

This is an excerpt from the author’s new sixth edition of Understanding Business Valuation. It illustrates the clear, simple way he explains key concepts and provides real-world examples.

Mercer continues to examine appraisal review

After a hiatus from his blog, veteran valuer Chris Mercer (Mercer Capital) certainly has made up for lost time.

Book Review: Understanding Business Valuation, 6th Edition

Gary Trugman (Trugman Valuations) has updated his book, which shows you how to apply valuation theory with practical examples from actual engagements and sample valuation reports, written in an easy-to-understand style.

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.

Additional Takeaways From the 2021 ASA International Conference

Interesting sessions covering risk-free rates, equity risk premia, expert testimony, appraisal reviews, cannabis valuations, and more from the American Society of Appraisers’ International Conference, held in Las Vegas.

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.

Mercer examines appraisal review

After a two-month break from his blog, veteran valuer Chris Mercer (Mercer Capital) has started a series of thoughtful posts focusing on appraisal review, a process he deems “essential.”

Stout Risius Ross, LLC v. Aspen Specialty Ins. Co.

Stout Risius Ross LLC asked for a declaratory judgment to require Aspen Specialty Insurance Co. to defend Stout Risius Ross in a lawsuit brought against it by its former client, Wilmington Trust, in an ESOP matter. Stout Risius Ross performed a valuation for an ESOP transaction that the court later criticized in that matter (Brundle). After being sued by Wilmington Trust, Stout Risius Ross filed a claim with Aspen, which was denied by Aspen, citing the “prior knowledge” clause. The court denied Stout Risius Ross’ motion for declaratory judgment and did not allow Stout Risius Ross to amend its motion.

U.S. District Court Dismisses Accounting Firm’s Plea to Require Insurance Company to Defend a Lawsuit Against It

Stout Risius Ross LLC asked for a declaratory judgment to require Aspen Specialty Insurance Co. to defend Stout Risius Ross in a lawsuit brought against it by its former client, Wilmington Trust, in an ESOP matter. Stout Risius Ross performed a valuation for an ESOP transaction that the court later criticized in that matter (Brundle). After being sued by Wilmington Trust, Stout Risius Ross filed a claim with Aspen, which was denied by Aspen, citing the “prior knowledge” clause. The court denied Stout Risius Ross’ motion for declaratory judgment and did not allow Stout Risius Ross to amend its motion.

Trugman’s Understanding Business Valuation has hit the stands!

The PDF version of the new sixth edition of Understanding Business Valuation (UBV6) has been published and is now available.

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.

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.

Business Valuation Update Yearbook, 2022 Edition

January 2022 PDF (454 pages)

BVR (editor)

Business Valuation Resources, LLC

A new year means another annual “greatest hits” publication!  The Business Valuation Update Yearbook 2022 covers the previous year’s most groundbreaking and thought-provoking advancements in valuation.  It captures changes in regulations and professional standards, key takeaways from professional conferences, and tactical practice-building ideas. This critical desktop reference puts you ahead of the competition with on-the-ground reporting by the BVR editorial team including an Introduction by Andy Dzamba, BVR Executive Editor and insights from notable BV experts.  Learn more >>

BV News and Trends December 2021

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

Damodaran on the CEO mismatch

Assessing management is a key part of the valuation analysis of a subject company.

Pandemic’s boost to gaming industry margins may linger

When we attended the ASA conference in Las Vegas in October, one thing we noticed was that the level of service in the hotel/casino was not what it once was.

Poll: Most business valuers are generalists

During a recent webinar, the audience was asked: Do you specialize within a particular industry?

Strong LEI performance continues, reports BVR’s EOU

In October 2021, the U.S. Leading Economic Index (LEI) rose 0.9%, to 118.3 points, reports the Economic Outlook Update (EOU), published by Business Valuation Resources (BVR).

‘Author’s Notes’ highlight Trugman’s new book

BVWire has been getting a sneak peek at some of the revised chapters in the new, sixth edition of Understanding Business Valuation by Gary Trugman (Trugman Valuation).

Trugman reveals the ‘easiest trap’ in a valuation engagement

BVWire has been getting a sneak peek at some of the revised chapters in the new, sixth edition of Understanding Business Valuation by Gary Trugman (Trugman Valuation).

Vertical IQ industry research platform to add news from Lexis/Nexis

Behind-the-paywall industry news from Lexis/Nexis will be added to the Vertical IQ platform that provides industry research for business valuations.

Up Your Industry Analysis: How Vertical IQ Can Improve Your Valuation Report (FREE WEBINAR)

Join the co-founder and CEO of Vertical IQ, Bobby Martin, who will share how industry intelligence can help you have more value-added discussions with the business owners you advise along with valuation expert Jim Ewart. By leveraging industry-specific content in the business valuation process, you will increase new client percentages and strengthen existing relationships. Learn the best practices for using industry intelligence to go beyond the basic requirements of business valuations.

Reminder: Preorder Trugman’s sixth edition

Understanding Business Valuation by Gary Trugman (Trugman Valuation) has been the go-to book for real-world examples on how to apply valuation theory and complex topics.

What Business Valuers Need to Know and What to Do if Audited by the IRS with 25 Golden Suggestions

The IRS has recently undertaken some major initiatives in business valuation. Many of these relate to estate and gift tax and examination functions in the “Small Business Self Employed” and the “Large Business and International” divisions associated with BV. Michael Gregory examines those initiatives and guides analysts through successful negotiations with the IRS. Subscribers will learn 25 “golden rules” to help in resolving issues with the IRS.

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