Archive 2009-17: Hitchner Valuation Update 1




Archive Webinar 2009-17:Jim Hitchner’s Valuation Update 1

presented by
Jim Hitchner, CPA/ABV, ASA

Webinar 17 Original Broadcast Date: September 10, 2009

Frustrated that you can’t keep up? Nervous that something you don’t know will sting you? Tired of carrying all those publications around that you just can’t seem to get to? Puzzled by all the strong but opposite opinions? Wish someone would help eliminate the clutter in theories, models, opinions, databases, etc?

The VPS webinar “Hitchner Valuation Update” allows you to easily and efficiently learn what’s good, what’s new and what’s worthy of your attention.
This session will save you scores of hours and free you up for profitable billable work.

Hitchner will:

  • Cover the latest concepts and theories
  • Present short synopses on the latest court cases
  • Suggest new risk management, marketing and management ideas
  • Review and then recommend the latest data sources
  • Present the latest ideas, models and applications including:
    • S Corps
    • Discounts for lack of marketability
    • Cost of capital
    • Transaction databases

Bonus presentation

Eva Lang, a nationally known expert on business valuation resources, will give a quarterly update on new and/or lesser known sources of information
with an emphasis on free information.

Learning Objectives:

  • The participant will be updated to important studies, concepts and theories
  • The participant will be updated to the latest applications and models
  • The participant will learn new practice and risk management tips
  • The participant will learn what’s new at the various valuation associations, societies and committees
  • The participant will learn about important recent court cases
  • The participant will be updated to new and/or lesser known sources of information with an emphasis on free information

Webinar Outline:

  • The latest studies, concepts and theories including:
    • New Ibbotson SBBI 2009 Valuation Yearbook information on liquidity vs. size and the affect on stock returns
    • A detailed look at Ibbotson Industry Risk Premiums
    • Cost of capital and discounts for lack of marketability in a distressed economy
    • New ideas on the use of transaction databases
  • The latest models and applications including:
    • Using LEAPs to determine discounts for lack of marketability
    • Recent criticisms and response to the Fannon S Corp model
    • Adjusting valuation multiples for differences in size and risk
  • Risk management, marketing and management ideas including:
    • Engagement letter protective language
    • Effective prospective client presentations and closing the sale
  • What’s going on at the AICPA, ASA, IBA and NACVA including:
    • BV standards
    • Education
    • Resources
  • Short synopses on the latest important court cases

Included in this downloadable package are:

  • Audio/Video file
  • Webinar transcript
  • Original Webinar handouts

The archived webinar package is an Adobe Presenter PDF file that allows you to view the video of the webinar with the synced audio so that you see the presentation just as it was presented “live.” The Presenter format also allows for easy navigation through the webinar so you can quickly go to a specific section in the presentation. The handout materials are included in the file. To view the Webinar Presenter file, you must have Adobe Reader software version 9 or higher. You can download the free current version of Adobe Reader at Please note that CPE is only available for live webinar broadcasts.

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