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Financial Valuation: Applications and Models

ISBN: 978-0-471-43259-3
1056 pages
April 2003
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The appropriate, defensible way to prepare and present business valuations, with a strong emphasis on applications and models

Financial Valuation provides an all-encompassing valuation tome that presents the application of financial valuation theory in an easily understood manner. Delivering valuation theory, the consensus view on application, and the tools to make it happen, James Hitchner?s all-star cast of contributors offer numerous examples, checklists, and models to assist in navigating a valuation project. The book contains hundreds of short, easily understandable "Valuation Tips," and covers best practices from the view of these twenty-five experts.

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Table of Contents

About the Editor.

About the Authors.



Introduction to Financial Valuation.

Research and Its Presentation.

Financial Statement and Company Risk Analysis.

Income Approach.

Cost of Capital/Rates of Return.

Market Approach.

Asset Approach.

Valuation Discounts and Premiums.

Report Writing.

Business Valuation Standards.

Estate, Gift, and Income Tax Valuations.

Valuation of Family Limited Partnerships.

Summary of Court Cases Issues.

Shareholder Disputes.

Valuation Issues in Employee Stock Ownership Plans.

Valuation in the Divorce Setting.

Valuation Issues in Small Businesses.

Valuation Issues in Professional Practices.

Valuation of Healthcare Service Businesses.

Valuation of Intangible Assets.

Marketing, Managing, and Making Money in a Valuation Services Group.

Business (Commercial) Damages.

Other Valuation Services Areas.

Valuation Views and Controversial Issues: An Illustration. 


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Author Information

JAMES R. HITCHNER, CPA/ABV, ASA, is the Managing Director of the Financial Valuation Group (FVG) in Atlanta, Georgia. FVG is a national valuation and litigation services firm. He has more than twenty-four years of professional experience, including twenty-two years in valuation services. He is coauthor of the book Valuation for Financial Reporting: Intangible Assets, Goodwill, and Impairment Analysis–SFAS 141 and 142 and Financial Valuation Workbook, both published by Wiley. He has also published over thirty articles on valuation.
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"What sets this text apart from others is its focus on applications and methods…two enthusiastic thumbs up!" - AICPA ABV Newsletter
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