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Key Concepts in the Valuation of Companies

06/19/2013  |  By: Chris Lovin, CPA/ABV/CFF, CFE, Shareholder, Practice Leader Business Valuation/Litigation Support


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LBMC’s Christopher M. Lovin, CPA/ABV/CFF/CFE and Partner in LBMC Valuation, Litigation & Business Transition Services Group, shared his expertise with the Financial Planning Association on June 19th at Lipscomb University’s Ezell Center. Lovin’s presentation topic covered the Key Concepts to Consider in the Valuation of Closely-Held Companies. “Where is that Reasonable Range of Value?”

Chris, a Certified Public Accountant, Accredited in Business Valuation and Certified Fraud Examiner, concentrates his practice on valuation and litigation matters involving a variety of industries. Chris has been qualified as an expert witness on numerous occasions and is engaged in complex litigation cases requiring a determination of business valuation and economic damages. Those cases have included actions resulting from breach of contract, unfair competition, intellectual property infringement and shareholder disputes. He also performs fraud examinations with substantial experience in embezzlement and financial reporting cases.

“Chris is a valuable part of LBMC’s Valuation Advisory, Litigation Support/ Forensic Accounting and Business Transition Services Team consisting of dedicated professionals who have been an integral part of our evolution as we stay on the cutting edge of the industry to better serve our clients,” says David Morgan, Co-Managing Partner for LBMC. “We appreciate Chris’s vast knowledge and expertise and all that he does to give back to the professional community.”

About Financial Planning Association of Middle Tennessee: The Financial Planning Association® (FPA®) is a leadership and advocacy organization for those who provide, support and benefit from financial planning. They cultivate the body of knowledge for financial planning, share best practices among our members and facilitate professional development. Fostering the value of financial planning and advancing the practice and profession of financial planning are two of our primary long-term goals. FPA of Middle Tennessee (FPA of Middle TN) is one of nearly 100 chapters nationwide that forms the backbone of the association and attracts the best in the financial planning community.