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February 1, 2018, Business Valuation Association of Chicago—Social Media Valuation

The speaker for this program is Mark L. Zyla, CPA/ABV, ASA, Managing Director of Acuitas, Inc. Mark will describe how social media creates value and explain the seemingly unrealistic valuations.

November/December, 2017—Interview of Paul Wonch appears in the November/December issue of the Value Examiner.

The Value Examiner is a publication of the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts. It is an independent, professional development journal dedicated to the exploration of value and its ramifications for consultants. It is the singular source of timely, technical, in-depth articles written for consultants by practitioners and academics at the top of their […]

November 2017—Paul Wonch addresses fall term IUPUI Intermediate Finance class, speaking on the valuation of privately held corporations.

October 2017—Divorce attorneys Cornelius B. (Neil) Hayes and Linda Peters Chrzan speak at NACVA Indiana State Chapter meeting in Fort Wayne.

November 8, 2017, Indianapolis—Paul Wonch to address IUPUI Intermediate Finance class, speaking on the valuation of privately held corporations.

So Just What Is a Business Valuation?

By Paul Wonch, MBA, CPA/ABV, CVA, MAFF

Here at Wonch Valuation Advisors, we do valuations, specifically—business valuations. The International Glossary of Business Valuation Terms defines business valuation as “the act or process of determining the value of a business enterprise or ownership interest therein.” This definition suggests an important distinction between a business enterprise and an […]

June 20-22, 2018, Caesars Palace Las Vegas—NACVA Annual Conference

October 5, 2018, Fort Wayne—NACVA Indiana State Chapter Meeting—CANCELLED

October 18, 2018, Business Valuation Association of Chicago—Estimating the Terminal Value

Estimates of the terminal value using steady state growth models are often incorrect because of improper treatment of required investment and inflation. In this presentation, visiting Professor of Financial Economics at Caltech Brad Cornell describes the problem and offers a solution.

Beauty Is in the Eye of the Beholder

By Paul Wonch, MBA, CPA/ABV, CVA, MAFF

Several years ago when I was doing a valuation of a car dealership in Wyoming, one of the owners told me, “beauty is in the eye of the beholder.” He was referring to a small junk yard with old vehicles and parts that appeared to me couldn’t be worth […]