Handbook of Business Valuation / Edition 2by Thomas L. West, John Ed. Lynda Ed. John Ed. Lynda West
Pub. Date: 08/16/1999
Handbook of Business Valuation Second Edition Welcome to the Second Edition of the most complete guide to business valuation currently available. Like its critically acclaimed predecessor, this revised and updated edition contains contributions written by nearly 50 top consultants, appraisers, intermediaries, attorneys, CPAs, and other experts who share their
Handbook of Business Valuation Second Edition Welcome to the Second Edition of the most complete guide to business valuation currently available. Like its critically acclaimed predecessor, this revised and updated edition contains contributions written by nearly 50 top consultants, appraisers, intermediaries, attorneys, CPAs, and other experts who share their expertise and knowledge in all aspects of business valuation. The Second Edition of the Handbook of Business Valuation begins with the reasons to value a business and who should do it. It continues with business valuation from many perspectives, covering all aspects from recasting the financial statements (finding the hidden value of a business) and all of the methods used to value a business. Also included is the new but often-used Multiple of Discretionary Earnings Method, an Income Approach. The book's emphasis is on the practical aspects of business valuation. The contributors are practitioners and experts, so the information is hands-on. You'll find:
* In-depth coverage of established practices and techniques, including statistical techniques, machinery and equipment valuation, how to use market data, plus many others
* Step-by-step guidance on performing valuations for a vast range of business types and industries, including retail, manufacturing, hotels, restaurants, publishing, and more
* A gold mine of information covering all phases of the valuation process written by experts in each area
* Up-to-the-minute coverage of valuation information, including the use and abuse of expert witnesses, and where to find industry information and market data
The Second Edition of the Handbook of Business Valuation is an indispensable tool of the trade for both new and experienced business appraisers. It is also a valuable working reference for accountants, CPAs, attorneys, business brokers, intermediaries, and anyone involved in business transactions.
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Table of ContentsTHE PURPOSE, MARKET, AND RESOURCES FOR VALUING BUSINESSES.
Reasons for Value a Business and Who Should Do It.
Valuation Issues from a Seller's Perspective.
Valuation Issues from a Buyer's Perspective.
Valuation Issues from an Intermediary's Perspective.
The Investment Banker's Perspective on Due Diligence for Mergers, Acquisitions, and Securities Offerings.
Valuation Issues from the Legal Perspective.
Valuation From the Lender's Perspective.
Notable Differences Between Middle Market and Small Businesses.
Where to Find Industry Information and Guideline Market Data.
VALUATION APPROACHES AND METHODS.
Recasting Financial Statements.
To Infinity and Beyond: Statistical Techniques Appraising the Closely Held Business.
Machinery and Equipment Valuation Approaches and Methods Used in Conjunction with a Going Concern Business.
Rules of Thumb: What They Are and How to Use Them.
The Direct Market Data Method of Valuing Midsize and Smaller Closely Held Businesses.
The Market Approach Using Public Company Data.
The Excess Earnings Method.
Multiple of Discretionary Earnings Method.
Capitalization of Earnings: An Income Approach.
Discounted Future Benefits Method: An Income Approach.
VALUATION ISSUES BY INDUSTRY.
Valuing Retail Businesses.
Valuing Manufacturing Businesses.
Valuing Automobile Dealerships.
Valuing Medical Practices.
Valuing Accounting Firms.
Valuing Radio and Cable TV Businesses.
Valuation of Hotels and Motels.
Valuing a Software Company.
Valuing Publishing Companies.
Valuing Home Healthcare Businesses.
Valuing Lumberyards and Home Centers.
Valuing Home-Based Businesses.
Valuing Country Businesses.
Perspectives on Valuing a Minority Interest in a Private Company.
Valuation for ESOP Purposes.
Valuing Family Limited Partnerships and Limited Liability Company Interests for Estate Planning Purposes.
Valuing Intellectual Property.
Corporate Taxes and Valuation.
The Use and Abuse of Experts.
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