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Update on Control Premiums: What the Experts Say (PDF Delivery)

Update on Control Premiums: What the Experts Say (PDF Delivery)

Control premiums and discounts for lack of control rank high on the list of the most litigated business valuation issues. Among others, the following matters lead to litigation and are frequently the subject of disputes in court:

Assuming discounted cash flow (DCF) method always produces minority/control value
Assuming guideline public company method always produces minority value
Using synergistic control premiums to quantify premium for control

BVR’s new and data-rich special report

Update on Control Premiums: What the Experts Say, presents both qualitative commentaries and case studies from numerous experts who address these issues. It is includes all the necessary quantitative considerations along with coverage of the controversies about the concepts and data, presenting all sides of the argument.

In addition, this special report offers a chapter with analysis from the Factset Mergerstat/BVR Control Premium Study, as well as an entire section that presents many state and federal court cases that deal with control premiums, discounts for lack of control, and more. The cases span a wide array of business valuation purposes including: bankruptcy, dissenting shareholder, estate and gift taxes, and marital dissolution cases.

Chapter 1. A Current View of Control Premiums and Discounts
Chapter 2. The Market Participant Acquisition Premium and Why Control Premiums Matter
Chapter 3. What’s Wrong With Control Premiums
Chapter 4. Normalizing Adjustments—Time to Revisit
Chapter 5. Using Closed-End Funds to Derive Discounts For Lack of Control
Chapter 6. Current Analysis From the Factset Mergerstat/BVR Control Premium Study
Court Case Summary Table
Case Digests

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