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Valuation Services Bulletin - Fall 2014

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In This Issue:

Help Clients Squeeze the Most Value Out of M&A Synergy 
As the economy improves, M&A activity increases. Companies buy other companies because they expect an increase in value triggered by the combination of two firms into a new entity.

How to Value a Holding Company and Discount for BICG Liability
Just as film critics predict that a movie they see today will be a contender in next year’s Oscar race, many believe the Tax Court’s recent Estate of Richmond opinion will be one of the most important valuation decisions of 2014.

U.S. Tax Court Judge Laro Discusses Valuation and Expert Testimony Issues
It is not every day that one has an opportunity to hear the insights of a U.S. Tax Court judge on issues of interest to valuation analysts. At a recent luncheon sponsored by the Business Valuation Association, Judge David Laro spoke on a number of interesting topics.

Pratt’s Stats Analysis Reveals Significant Trend
Recent analysis of 2013 data from Pratt’s Stats, the leading private M&A transaction database, reveals several notable trends.


Katz, Sapper & Miller’s Valuation Services Bulletin is a quarterly newsletter that focuses on the latest developments affecting business litigation, marital dissolution and estate and gift tax, brought to you by KSM's Valuations Services Group.