Get the latest trends and perspectives on today’s complex valuation issues. Topics covered include financial reporting, general business valuation, business valuation standards, business valuation discounts, estate & gift tax, buy-sell agreements, mergers and acquisitions, intangible assets, ESOP valuation, lost profits and damages, litigation support and more.
Business Valuation Monitor
Keeping up with the latest developments in business valuation can be overwhelming. This newsletter will keep you apprised of important accounting pronouncements and technical issues that can impact your business. Recent issues include:
Real-time equity risk premium
This paper introduces the real-time equity risk premium (ERP), a defined process for estimating a customized ex-ante ERP in real time or as of any user-specified historical date within the past five years.
The Comprehensive Guide to Lost Profits for Experts & Attorneys, 2011 Edition
This book is a definitive resource on lost profits damages, from case law to methodology. The 2011 edition includes the chapter "Calculating Damages for Start-up or Early Stage Companies," co-authored by Neil J. Beaton, Grant Thornton’s Global Valuation Services practice leader.
Valuing Early Stage and Venture Backed Companies
This practical guide by valuation expert Neil Beaton provides practical valuation applications and technical models, pointing out the weaknesses in many practices commonly used by companies and business appraisers.
The article by Valuation Services Director Edi Grgeta discusses the factors affecting the value of a grant, how employees value grants, and the reasons companies award grants. The piece was published by BNA, Inc. in Pension & Benefits Daily, 5/4/2011.