Valuing a Business : The Analysis and Appraisal of Closely Held Companies

ISBN-10: 155623127X

ISBN-13: 9781556231278

Edition: 1st

Authors: Shannon P. Pratt

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The book serves three purposes: a comprehensive reference and update for currently active business appraisers, a complete self-contained text for both academic courses and beginning practitioners, and an easy-to-use reference for nonappraisers who use and/or evaluate business appraisals. Updated and revised, Valuing a Business, Third Edition, includes theoretical principles and practical techniques for effective business valuation, including the valuation of limited liability corporations, S corporations, and partnerships; greatly expanded treatment of valuation approaches and methods; new and expanded chapters on minority control and lack of marketability issues; a new checklist on reviewing a valuation report, designed for nonappraisers as well as active practitioners; hundreds of new data sources and bibliographical references; dozens of additional court case references; a new three-chapter section on valuing intangible assets; and new chapters on valuations for ad valorem taxes and income tax planning.
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List price: $92.50
Edition: 1st
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Trade
Binding: Cloth Text 
Pages: 737
Weight: 4.884
Language: English

Business Valuation Professional Standardsp. 3
Defining the Appraisal Assignmentp. 14
Business Valuation Theory and Principlesp. 35
Gathering Company Datap. 53
Site Visits and Interviewsp. 68
Researching Economic and Industry Informationp. 80
Analyzing and Adjusting Financial Statementsp. 105
Comparative Ratiosp. 128
Income Approach: Discounted Economic Income Methodsp. 149
Market Approach: The Guideline Company Methodp. 203
Market Approach: The Merger and Acquisition Methodp. 239
Asset-Based Approachp. 253
The Excess Earnings Methodp. 285
Minority Interest Discounts, Control Premiums, and Other Discounts and Premiumsp. 298
Discounts for Lack of Marketabilityp. 331
Valuation Synthesis and Conclusionp. 366
Writing an Appraisal Reportp. 379
A Sample Reportp. 393
Reviewing a Business Valuation Reportp. 453
Debt Securitiesp. 479
Preferred Stockp. 492
Pass-Through Entitiesp. 514
Identification of Intangible Assetsp. 535
Valuation of Intangiblesp. 557
Remaining Useful Life Analysisp. 598
Taxation Planning and ComplianceIncomep. 617
Taxation Planning and ComplianceGifts and Estatesp. 640
Buy-Sell Agreementsp. 667
Taxation Planning and ComplianceAd Valoremp. 685
Employee Stock Ownership Plansp. 717
Litigation Support Servicesp. 743
Expert Witness Testimonyp. 761
Arbitrationp. 782
Appendix A Index to IRS Positionsp. 793
Appendix B Present Value Tablesp. 797
Appendix C American Society of Appraisers: Business Valuation Standardsp. 804
Appendix D General Bibliographyp. 820
Index to Court Casesp. 825
General Indexp. 827
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