The Body & Soul of Business Valuation Part III: Discounts and Special Topics

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Course Description

A satisfactory result in litigation often hinges on a proper business valuation. As an attorney working with and against valuation experts, you must have a good working knowledge of how accurate valuations are conducted and what the best practices are.

In the final section of this comprehensive 3-part series, author and valuations expert Jay Abrams dives into valuation discounts and covers a few additional special topics attorneys should be aware of. Topics include:

1. Valuation Discounts
2. Reconciliation of DCF & Guideline Company Methods
3. Valuing S Corps and Non-Tax Entities
4. Probabilistic Valuation Methods
5. Demonstrating Expert Bias
6. How Does Value Grow?
7. Valuation Accuracy
8. Common Valuation Errors
9. Choosing an Appraiser
10. How Attorneys Can Help the Appraiser

Length: 3hrs 0min

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This was one of the most exceptional lectures I have ever heard. Each year I dedicate myself to continuing education in many subjects. This was one of the best uses of almost seven hours of my life.
- Marguerite R.
Wow! This guy is the real deal! Even the least analytic attorney stands to get a lot in return if he puts in the considerable effor required by this series.
- Burt P.
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Meet the Lecturer(s)

Jay Abrams

Jay B. Abrams, ASA, CPA, MBA, is the founder of Abrams Valuation Group, Inc. (AVGI). He has valued businesses and consulted on mergers and acquisitions in a wide range of industries, provided valuations and discounts for fractional interests and restricted stock, and conducted independent statistical and mathematical research regarding problems facing businesses. During his 25 years of accounting and valuation experience, he has made, and continues to make, significant contributions to the science of valuing businesses. Mr. Abrams has published two books on the topic: Quantitative Business Valuation: A Mathematical Approach For Today's Professionals (McGraw-Hill, 2001); and How to Value Your Business and Increase Its Potential (McGraw-Hill, 2005). Additionally, Mr. Abrams is a frequent lecturer and has made significant contributions to the most prestigious valuation journals, including Business Valuation Review, The Valuation Examiner, Valuation, and The Practical Accountant.

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