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Valuation Issues in M&A: Standards, Accounting, and Due Diligence

 Valuation Issues in M&A: Standards, Accounting, and Due Diligence
CPE Credit

Program Type: VideoCast (Audio,Video, PPT Presentation)
Program Level: Intermediate
Prerequisites: Some experience in GAAP and valuation issues related to mergers and acquisitions.
Advanced Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group Internet-Based
CPE Credits: Three (3) Hours
Fields of Study: Auditing
Item Number: 15PMAFTL09A
Shipping Weight: 0lbs. 0oz.
Price: $140.00
Program Description

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

Learning Objectives

After completing this session, attendees will be able to:

- Differentiate between mergers and acquisition engagements and FMV 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 Pummel, CVA, CPA/ABV
Mr. Kent D. Pummel is a Shareholder in the Springfield office of Clark, Schaefer, Hackett & Co. Kent is the Chair of the Firm's Business Valuation and Litigation Support Committee.

Mr. Pummel currently serves on the NACVA Ethics Oversight Board. He has also developed presentations for NACVA, including presenting at the 2010 & 2014 Annual Consultants’ Conferences and the 2012 NACVA Fair Value Congress.