In Financial Valuation, Second Edition, 30 leading experts present their consensus view on the most appropriate ways to prepare and present business valuations, with a strong emphasis on applications and models. This edition features new chapters that cover tax-affecting S corporations and the latest FASB requirements. It includes detailed discussions and techniques for valuing businesses in various industries, and also discusses and compares the Standard & Poor's Equity Risk Premium Study to the Ibbotson Risk Premiums. Financial Valuation has been adopted by the AICPA for its six-day Business Valuation Essentials courses and NACVA for its Advanced Business Valuation course. James R. Hitchner, CPA/ABV, ASA (Atlanta, GA), a leading figure in business valuations, is a national speaker and business valuation course developer. He is the Managing Director of the Financial Valuation Group, a national financial advisory services firm.