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Business Valuation Update Yearbook 2015

Business Valuation Update Yearbook 2015

BVR has you covered with the latest news in the business valuation profession! Get your Business Valuation Update Yearbook 2015 now to stay up to date with the most innovative approaches and techniques, leading conferences, new court decisions and changes in regulations and standards in the profession with on-the-ground reporting from valuation experts, thought-leaders and the BVR editorial team.

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The Business Valuation Update Yearbook 2015 contains all the must-have articles of the past year and is divided into seven categories for easy use:

Section I: Business Valuation Approaches, Methods and Entity-Specific Issues
Section II: Discounts for Lack of Marketability and Lack of Control
Section III: Industry-Specific Valuation
Section IV: From and In the Courtroom
Section V: BV Profession and Practice Management
Section VI: Reviews of Data Sources and New Books
Section VII: Data

BVR’s publications are the voice of the business valuation profession. With emerging methodology, evolving approaches, and critical debate, it’s more important than ever to be current on the trends in the profession. Don’t miss this year’s most important business valuation news. Get your Business Valuation Update Yearbook 2015 today!


Introduction, by Andy Dzamba, Executive Editor, Business Valuation Update
Section I. Business Valuation Approaches, Methods and Entity-Specific Issues
The Implied Private Company Pricing Model (IPCPM) K0 = (FCFF1/P) + g.11, by Bob Dohmeyer, ASA; Pete Butler, CFA, ASA; and Rod Burkert, CPA/ABV, CVA
IPCPL Developers Field Queries on the New Model’s Underlying Data
It’s in there! So What Else is Included in Your Estimated Cost of Capital? by Ted Israel, CPA/ABV/CFF, CVA
BV Community Reacts to New Cost of Capital Tool
Does the Size Effect Still Exist? New Analysis from Pratt and Grabowski
Alternative Model Uses Corporate Bond Yields to Measure a Size Premium, by Michael Dobner, CBV, ASA
Damadoran Discusses Value Versus Price and His View of the BV World
Damodaran’s Warning Signs That a Valuer’ is Becoming a ‘Pricer’
In Divorce, Who Owns the Goodwill? A New Analysis and Approach, by Alan Zipp, CPA, ABV, CVA, CBA, CFE, JD
In Divorce, Who Owns the Goodwill? A Response, by R. James Alerding, CPA/ABV, ASA
A Forgotten Statistical Concept Tells Why Your Multiple May be Wrong, by Bob Dohmeyer, ASA, and Dr. Herbert Kierulff
A Fresh Look at Using the Income Approach to Valuing FLPS, by Stuart Weiss, CPA/ABV
Using Monte Carlo Simulation as a Supplement to the Single Period Capitalization Method, by Scott M. DeMarco, CBA, CVA, CDFA, CPVA
Getting Your Head Out of the Model, by James T. Budyak CPA/ABV, CFA, ASA
How Do You Value A Business That Also Owns Real Estate?
Best Practices for Fund Valuations Amid Ongoing SEC Crackdown
Impact of Recent Developments on Employee Stock Ownerships Plans, by Scott D. Miller, CPA/ABV, CVA
Determining a Distressed Debtor Company Discount Rates, Part 1, by Michael D. Pakter, CPA, CVA
Determining a Distressed Debtor Company Discount Rates, Part 2, by Michael D. Pakter, CPA, CVA
10 Current—and Controversial—Issues in Bankruptcy Valuations, by Robert F. Reilly, CPA
Three-Step Analysis to Manage the ‘Noise’ in IP Royalty Rate Data
Help Clients Squeeze the Most Value Out of M&A Synergy
Inside Look at a Post-M&A Damage Valuation and Settlement
Fannon and Dunitz Discuss Lost Profits and Other Commercial Damages
Mining Valuation Data from Trust and Estate Returns in a Divorce Case
BVU Profiles: The Challenges of Bringing a New BV Metholodogy Into Acceptance
BVU Profiles: Don’t Conclude Your Valuation Until You Must
Can Regional Data be Used to Determine Reasonable Compensation Anywhere?, by Stuart Weiss, CPA/ABV
Hot BV Topics From the AICPA FVS Conference
Section II. Discounts for Lack of Marketability and Lack of Control
FMV’S Two-Year Equivalent Discounts for Lack of Marketability Methodology and Calculator, by Lance S. Hall, ASA, and David Bertucci
How Probability Affects Discounts for Lack of Marketability, by Marc Vianello, CPA, ABV, CFF
Using Closed-End Funds to Derive Discounts for Lack of Control, by Ray Bratcher, ASA
Is the Lingering Criticism of Using Pre-IPO Studies for DLOM Justified?
Section III. Industry Specific
Opportunities and Special Considerations in the Valuation of Hotels
Update on Key Health Reform Measure that Impact Healthcare Valuations
Unique Aspects of Wineries Make a Valuation a Challenge, by Keith Myers, CPA, ABV, CFF
A ‘Rose.com’ is a ‘Rose.com’: What’s the Value of a Domain?
Current Valuation Trends and Data for the A/E Industry
Choice of Data is Critical in Valuing Franchises
Errors in Valuing Oil and Gas Properties in the Marcellus Shale, by Richard J. Miller, ASA
Section IV. From and In the Courtroom
A Daubert Defeat Does Not Always Ruin a Valuation Career
Essential Advice for Expert Witnesses from ASA Conference
Seven Cases to Read Before Writing Your Next Valuation Report
Top 10 Noteworthy BV Cases OF 2013
Recent Case Points to Confusion over Calculation Reports Under the SSVS, by R. James Alerding, CPA/ABV, ASA
U.S. Tax Court Judge Laro Discusses Valuation and Expert Testimony Issues
10 Time-Tested Ways to Build a Defensible Divorce Valuation
Fingertip Guide to State-by-State Divorce Valuation Issues
Seven Takeaways from Recent Valuation Business Cases
Section V. BV Profession and Practice Management
Personal Injury Cases: Opportunity for Appraisers? by Stuart Weiss, CPA/ABV
BVU Profiles: Gray Areas Make Valuation an Attractive Career
We Can Do the Work. The Question IS; Can We Get the Work? by Rod P. Burkert, CPA/ABV, CVA
Innovative Way for CPA Valuators to Crack the ESOP Market, by Brian D. Bornino, CFA, CPA/ABV, CBA
Convergence in International Valuation Standards Continues to Gain Steam, by Sean R. Saari, CPA/ABV, CVA
Section VI. Reviews of Data Sources and New Books
Trade Associations Can be Excellent Sources of Compensation Data
Insights into Recent Data on Small Private Company Executive Comp, by Stuart Weiss, CPA/ABV
A Preview of the New Benchmark Resource for Industry Cost of Capital
An In-Depth Look at the New D&P Valuation Handbook, by Ronald L. Seigneur, CPA/ABV, CFF, ASA, CVA, CGMA, and Stacey Udell, CPA/ABV/CFF, CVA
Book Review: Cost of Capital, Fifth Edition: A True Must-Have, by Ted Israel, CPA/ABV/CFF, CVA
Section VII. Data
Monthly Cost of Capital Data
BVR’S Economic Outlook for the Month (Excerpts from the Economic Outlook Update)

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