| Valuing Commercial And Heavy Construction Contractors
Program Type: Recorded Webinar(Audio, PPT)
Program Level: Basic
Prerequisites: Previous training or experience with the fundamentals of accounting, finance, economics, and business writing.
Advanced Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group Internet-Based
CPE Credits: One (1) Hour
Fields of Study: Accounting
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This webinar will demonstrate how to use valuation techniques to evaluate and underwrite construction related companies to estimate their values in business merger, planning, and dispute situations. Real examples will be presented. In addition to finding the estimate of value number," we will explore factors that might improve contractor's value and how contractors might reduce risk.
After completing this session, attendees will be able to:
- Establish which valuation methods are likely to apply to a given situation
- Differentiate between fair market buyers and synergistic buyers—when do they become the same
- Evaluate how risks specific to contractors such as account receivable, bonding, and retention affect value
- Identify what to look for in work-in-process reports, backlog estimates, etc.
- Differentiate the different types of client contracts and how they affect value
Who Should Attend
Anyone with an interest in valuing construction companies including CEOs, CFOs, attorneys, CPAs and valuation professionals
Gregory Caruso, Esq., CPA, CVA
Mr. Gregory Caruso is a principal at Harvest Business Advisors, primary practice area for the last 13 plus years is the valuation and preparation of private businesses for internal (family or management) and market transfers for contractors, engineering firms and service companies.
He has been involved in over 250 private business market sale transactions, which included valuation, market positioning, identifying buyers, transaction structure, financing the buyer, negotiations, and follow through to closing.
As part of his extensive experience, he has valued many types of contractors, from building and highway general contractors to specialty contractors such as flooring, plumbing, drywall, HVAC, etc. Additionally, Mr. Caruso has extensive construction background having been an owner/operator of a home building company that delivered approximately 70 homes in peak years and extensive commercial project management experience.