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Date: Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Time:
10:00am-11:15am PT / 1:00pm-2:15pm ET
Format: A BVR Webinar

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Featuring  (click image for bio)

Dr. Michael A. Crain
CPA/ABV, CFA, CFE
Florida Atlantic University
Ronald L. Seigneur
MBA, CPA/ABV, ASA, CVA, CFF, CGMA
Seigneur Gustafson LLP

About This Program

The newest resource for developing cost of equity capital estimates has arrived. The inputs to cost of capital have become so complex that the risk of making errors has increased greatly. This new cost-effective resource from BVR integrates data from multiple sources, including University of Chicago’s Center for Research in Security Prices (CRSP) data, Professor Aswath Damodaran’s data resources, and the US Federal Reserve on Treasury bond yields. The philosophy behind the resource is to provide valuation practitioners with an independent, economical, and transparent platform that empowers users to make professional judgments while avoiding the illusion of precision from over-complicated mathematics. Join the author of the cost of capital platform Dr. Michael Crain, CPA/ABV, CFA, a practitioner for over 30 years before joining Florida Atlantic University, and Ron Seigneur, CPA/ABV, ASA CVA, co-chair of the Advisory Board, for conceptual overview and practical demo.

Agenda

  • Cost of capital fundamentals
  • Why simpler is often better
  • Why professional judgment still matters
  • Data sources
    • CRSP data foundation
    • Risk free rate
    • User overrides
    • Damodaran betas
    • Unsystematic risk
  • Cost of Capital Professional Demo
    • Accessing the resource
    • Setting up a new project
    • Data choices
    • Saving and retrieving work product
  • Where do we go from here
    • Advisory Panel- who and why
    • How to get free access  to 2018 data
    • 2019 data: how and when you can access

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the illusion of precision from complicated mathematics
  • Identify when the best one can do in some domains is make estimates
  • Explain how the new resource can help valuation practitioners be more effective

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CPE Information

Prerequisites: Knowledge of Business Valuation
Program Level: Advanced
Preparation Required: None
Delivery Method: Group Internet-Based
Recommended CPE: 1.5 Credit Hours (Accounting Technical)


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