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Valuation Issues in Mergers and Acquisitions—Standards, Accounting, and Due Diligence

 Valuation Issues in Mergers and Acquisitions—Standards, Accounting, and Due Diligence
CPE Credit

Program Type: Recorded Webinar (Audio, PPT Presentation)
Program Level: Intermediate
Prerequisites: Previous training or research on subject matter being taught.
Advanced Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group Internet-Based
CPE Credits: Two (2) Hours
Fields of Study: Auditing
Item Number: 14PMA0708
Shipping Weight: 0lbs. 0oz.
Price: $110.00
Program Description

This webinar will discuss the difference in valuations for mergers and acquisitions versus standard fair market value engagements, the role of a valuation professional in the due diligence process for prospective buyers, and the common generally accepted accounting principles/purchase price accounting issues in mergers and acquisitions. Real-life examples will be discussed to show importance of valuation professional when companies are looking to buy or sell.

Learning Objectives

After completing this webinar, attendees will be able to:

- Differentiate between mergers and acquisition engagements and fair market value appraisals
- Define the role of the valuation professional during due diligence
- Identify common purchase price accounting and GAAP issues

Who Should Attend

CPAs and valuation professionals interested in understanding the role of valuation in mergers and acquisitions, particularly in assisting with due diligence and auditors.


Kent D. Pummel, CPA, ABV, CVA
Mr. Kent D. Pummel, CPA/ABV, CVA is a principal in the Springfield office of Clark, Schaefer, Hackett & Co. Mr. Pummel is the chair of the firm's Business Valuation and Litigation Support Committee.

Mr. Pummel has served on the NACVA Valuation Exam and Grading Committee, Practice Development Committee, and the State Chapters Committee. He has developed presentations for NACVA, including presenting at the 2010 NACVA/IBA Consultants’ Conference and the 2012 NACVA Fair Value Congress.

Mr. Pummel is also on the executive board for the Ohio Society of CPAs and is the current treasurer of Springfield Family YMCA.