Business Valuation

Date: Monday, April 18, 2016
Time: 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Location: MAC 405 Washington Avenue St. Louis MO
Speaker: Pat Cooney

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Cost: Members $25, Guests $50

Speaker: Pat Cooney 

Topic: Business Valuation

About the talk:Business Valuation expert, Patrick Cooney, will discuss current "hot button" issues in the business valuation field, especially those related to estate planning.


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Learning Objective: Gain an understanding of the issues and be better able to advise clients accordingly.

Level of Complexity: Intimidate

Program topics:

The valuation of subchapter S corporations

The treatment of unrealized built-in capital gains

The role of fiduciary duties in business valuation

Buy-sell arrangements and business valuation

Corporate goodwill vs. personal goodwill

Delivery Method: Group-live setting

Earn 1 CPE Credits for this session.

Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge and Application

Program Level Intermediate

Who should attend? Everyone at all levels should attend who work in business valuation as it relates to estate planning.


Speaker Bio: Pat Cooney is the Vice President and co-founder of Capital Advisors, Inc., an independent business valuation and consulting firm formed in 1996.  Mr. Cooney has been engaged in the valuation of closely-held business interests since 1994.  He is a Senior Member of the American Society of Appraisers and is accredited in Business Valuation, and he is a CFA Charterholder and a member of the CFA Institute.  Before starting Capital Advisors, Inc., he worked at Commerce Bank as a Management Trainee and then as a business valuation analyst in Commerce’s Investment Management Group.  Mr. Cooney’s appraisals are used for a variety of purposes, including: gift, estate and income tax reporting; shareholder disputes; purchase/sale; marital dissolution; Employee Stock Ownership Plans; and many other purposes.  He has valued interests in thousands of closely-held entities over his career.  He has assisted in the purchase and sale of business interests, and has defended his reports before various third parties, including the Internal Revenue Service and various courts of law. 

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