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Valuing Things You Cannot See

 Valuing Things You Cannot See
CPE Credit

Program Type: VideoCast (Audio,Video, PPT Presentation)
Program Level: Basic
Prerequisites: Learning activity level most beneficial to individuals new to a skill or an attribute.
Advanced Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group Internet-Based
CPE Credits: Two (2) Hours
Fields of Study: Communications and Marketing, Finance
Item Number: 17PBVCHI0608B
Shipping Weight: 0lbs. 0oz.
Price: $110.00
Program Description

This webinar is meant to be an introduction into the world of intangible asset valuation. In today’s service-oriented business environment, intangible assets continue to comprise the majority of a company’s value irrespective of the intangible nature of these assets. Although there is not enough time to provide a complete overview of intangible asset valuation in this session, the participant will walk away with the tools to take intangible asset valuation to the next level.

Learning Objectives

After completing this webinar, attendees will be able to:

- Identify intangible assets that can be subject to direct valuation
- Identify potential valuation methodologies that can be utilized to value the identified intangible assets
- Design the procedures in a way that is understandable and easy to follow

Who Should Attend

Business Professionals


Neil Beaton
Mr. Neil J. Beaton is a Managing Director with Alvarez & Marsal Valuation Services, LLC. Mr. Beaton specializes in the valuation of public and privately held businesses and intangible assets for purposes of litigation support (shareholder disputes, lost profits claims, marriage dissolutions, and others), acquisitions, sales, buy-sell agreements, ESOPs, incentive stock options, and estate planning and taxation. He also performs economic analysis for personal injury claims, wrongful termination, and wrongful death actions.

Mr. Beaton earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Stanford University and a master’s degree in finance from National University. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA). Additionally, he is Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) and Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF®). Mr. Beaton is a frequent lecturer at universities, is an instructor for various business valuation courses, and speaks nationally on business valuation with a special emphasis on early stage and high technology companies.

Mr. Beaton has written two books on early-stage company valuation, has contributed to chapters to a number of other books on valuation and damages issues and has written numerous articles on these topics. He is a former co-chair of the AICPA®’s Valuation of Private Equity Securities Task Force, a former member of the AICPA’s ABV Exam Committee, and the AICPA’s Mergers & Acquisitions Disputes Task Force. He is currently a member of the Business Valuation Update Editorial Advisory Board, a member of the Board of Experts for the publication, Financial Valuation and Litigation Expert, and on the Editorial Board of the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts® The Value Examiner®.