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Placing a Price on Pleasure—Intangible Asset Valuation Considerations for Entertainment and Sports Businesses

 Placing a Price on Pleasure—Intangible Asset Valuation Considerations for Entertainment and Sports Businesses
CPE Credit

Program Type: Recorded Webinar (Audio, PPT Presentation)
Program Level: Intermediate
Prerequisites: Previous training or research on subject matter being taught. Such persons are often at mid-level within the organization, with operational and and/or supervisory responsibilities.
Advanced Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group Internet-Based
CPE Credits: Two (2) Hours
Fields of Study: Accounting
Item Number: 14PBV0828
Shipping Weight: 0lbs. 0oz.
Price: $110.00
Program Description

This webinar will explore valuation methodologies and considerations relevant to professionals who are valuing businesses (and/or their intangible assets) operating in the entertainment and sports industries. The webinar content will encompass generally accepted intangible asset valuation procedures applicable in both notional (e.g., taxation, matrimonial, etc.) as well as transactional and litigation settings. Mr. Dorweiler will additionally draw upon his extensive and intriguing "real-life" experiences with clientele in the ever-changing entertainment and sports worlds.

Learning Objectives

After attending this webinar, attendees will be able to:

- Identify the five categories of intangible assets (for valuation and financial reporting purposes) as they relate to entertainment and sports companies
- Apply generally accepted valuation techniques to value intangible assets of a nature typically found in entertainment and sports businesses
- Evaluate value drivers and risk factors specifically impacting the value of intangible assets that comprise a significant component of value for businesses operating in the entertainment and sports industries

Who Should Attend

Business valuation professionals, CPAs, attorneys, CFOs, CIOs, media representatives, tax specialists, sports business management


Drew Dorweiler, CBA, ASA, CPA, ABV, FRICS, CBV, MBA, CFE
Mr. Dorweiler possesses over 28 years of experience in the valuation of hundreds of privately and publicly held companies in business valuation, corporate finance, and litigation support mandates on a global basis. He has frequently participated as a financial advisor in corporate acquisitions, divestitures, and start-up businesses, and in sourcing financing in North America and internationally.

He has testified as an expert witness in numerous cases before courts and arbitration panels throughout North America in high-profile, complex financial litigation, and valuation matters.

Mr. Dorweiler is recognized as one of North America's pre-eminent valuators of professional sports franchises and properties. His valuation and transaction repertoire includes NHL, MLB, NBA, CFL, English Premier League, and semi-professional sports teams, arenas, broadcasting, and naming rights.

He has given numerous interviews featured in North American television, radio, and print media on valuation, financial, and sports business matters. He has spoken at myriad conferences and authored various chapters and articles in professional publications on business valuation, litigation support, and fraud-related topics during the past 24 years.

Mr. Dorweiler was elected as a member of the board of trustees of The Appraisal Foundation for 2013-2015 and to the board of directors of The Canadian Institute of Chartered Business Valuators from 2006-2009. He was named a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors in 2013.

Mr. Dorweiler graduated with a bachelor of arts, economics, Dartmouth College. He obtained a dual MBA, corporate finance and accounting, Lubin Graduate School of Business, Pace University.