Financial Poise™ Announces “Minority and Illiquidity Discounts," a Webinar Premiering November 15th at 10:00 AM CST through West LegalEdcenter

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Financial Poise™ Webinars and West LegalEdcenter are pleased to announce the November 15th premiere of a new webinar, Minority and Illiquidity Discounts, which explains these types of discounts and looks at how they may impact the valuation of your asset.

Learn about minority and illiquidity discounts and how they may impact the valuation of your asset.

What’s it worth? Whether you are engaged in the sale of an asset or attempting to recover damages in litigation, valuations are often necessary for convincing the other side that your price is right.

In transactions, valuations assist parties in determining the price they are willing to pay or receive in the sale of a security, business, or asset.

In litigation, valuations play a critical role in setting a baseline for damages awards. Expert assistance is required to accurately value many assets, whether it is a business, a security, an intangible asset such as intellectual property or a brand, or lost profits in a litigation context. Choosing the appropriate valuation expert can make or break your transaction or your case, given the extensive battles between valuation experts that arise in contested matters.

This Financial Poise VALUATION 2018 webinar series provides an overview of valuation in its many contexts, from business valuations in transactions to battles between valuation experts in all aspects of litigation.

The fourth episode of the series, Minority and Illiquidity Discounts, airs on November 15th at 10:00 AM CST (Register Here) and features Moderator Kathryn Nadro of Sugar Felsenthal Grais & Helsinger. She is joined by Richard Claywell of The Office of J. Richard Claywell CPA, Gary Frantzen of Alvarez & Marsal Holdings, LLC, and Todd Mitchell of CBIZ Valuation Group.

Like the sale of goods, sometimes the share of ownership in a company must be discounted due to difficulty in finding a buyer. Liquidation costs of equity in private businesses may be substantial, and the equity’s value is discounted for that potential illiquidity. Likewise, partial ownership of a private firm may be worth less than proportional share of the total business. This webinar delves into these types of discounts and how they may impact the valuation of your asset.

The VALUATION 2018 webinar series is produced by Financial Poise.™ The final episode in the series is "Valuing Your Brand and Other "Soft" Assets" airing on December 13th at 10:00 AM CST. All episodes premiere live through West LegalEdCenter and then are made available on-demand.

As with every Financial Poise Webinar, each episode is delivered in Plain English understandable to investors, business owners, and executives without much background in these areas, yet is also valuable to attorneys, accountants, and other seasoned professionals. And, as with every Financial Poise Webinar, each episode brings you into engaging, sometimes humorous, conversations designed to entertain as it teaches. Each episode in the series is designed to be viewed independently of the other episodes, so that participants will enhance their knowledge of this area whether they attend one, some, or all episodes.

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