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Business Valuation Resources

IACVS is partnered with Business Valuation Resources (BVR) to provide BV Updates on valuation issues both Globally and in the United States.  IACVS members can enjoy a discount when buy products at the special page after login with member e-mail box and the given password. Please contact to get the password.

BVR has been at the center of the young business valuation profession since nearly the beginning, and we are proud to provide the resources, community, and thought leadership required to meet increasingly rigorous regulatory, legal, audit, and client demands.  Today, every informed stakeholder in business valuation, performance benchmarking, or risk assessment turns to Business Valuation Resources. Our auditable market data, news and research, and expert opinion are tested daily in tens of thousands of private company valuation reports—whether required by the SEC, IRS, international regulation, or the rigors of litigation or audit review.   

Because BVR products are based on the world’s most comprehensive repository of data and wisdom concerning the value of private companies, they help valuation professionals prepare unassailable assessments so they can rest easy and feel supremely confident in their conclusions.

BVR have helped train many of the current generation of business valuation experts around the globe.  Financial experts, whether from the Big 4 or small local appraisal firms, brand-name private capital market firms, or leading academic finance programs, have participated in our best-in-class training programs since 2002.  Through expert education and standards, BVR and our clients have contributed to business success worldwide by creating agreement around "fair market value" to guide business strategy, reduce conflict, and provide objective, trustworthy, value conclusions.

BVR’s  flagship product, DealStats (formerly Pratt’s Stats), is the largest database of complete, auditable private and public company financial statements and deal terms in the world. Our data and methodologies are also the basis for countless partnership agreements, buy-out terms, fairness opinion, and other business agreements where interested parties must come to terms on the value of privately-owned business assets.

Who now relies on BVR to support and defend their valuation conclusions and strategic decisions? Business appraisers, of course.  But, in every major economic center, we also serve: 

  • Global regulators
  • Tax authorities
  • Public accountants
  • M&A advisors
  • Corporate CFOs
  • Chief compliance officers
  • Private equity professionals
  • Venture capitalists
  • Investment bankers
  • Business brokers and intermediaries
  • Professors
  • Lawyers and judges
  • Business owners

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