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This 2-day workshop is intended for experienced professional business valuers interested in learning about current advanced topics in business valuations.

The Advanced Topics Workshop follows the May 3 rd BV Summit presented by iDealsNetwork and iiBV.

Four topics will be thoroughly covered in the 2 days by leading experts from India, UK, and USA:

1. Valuing Minority Interests
2. International Cost of Capital
3. Valuing Early Stage Companies
4. Valuing Intangible Assets


• Measuring the Discount for Lack of Marketability (DLoM and understand the empirically-based databases and mathematically-based models which are used to quantify and support the discounts.

• Know the commonly applied models used to develop international cost of capital and understand the shortcomings of each model in terms of its ability to capture the systematic and unsystematic risk in a subject company.

• Be able to deploy the common models for valuing the securities of early-stage companies including:

(1) The current value method (CVM)
(2) The option pricing model (OPM)
(3) The probability weighted expected return method (PWERM)
(4) The Hybrid Method

• Understand the common models used to value different types of intangible assets and the financial reporting context in which intangible assets are most often valued which includes the purchase price allocation process


• CFOs and Finance Controllers
• Country Manager & Managing Director
• Professionals incharge of Investment and M&A
• Investment Bankers
• Corporate Strategy professionals

Meet Our Speakers

Raymond Moran - CEO,MG Valution (USA)

Raymond Moran, ASA, MRICS is CEO of MG Valuation LLC, and has 35 years’ experience with International valuation and accounting firms. He serves on the Board of the International Institute of Business Valuers (“iiBV”), Chair of the IIBV Marketing Committee, past Member of ASA and RICS Valuation Committees, and frequent speaker and author on global valuation and accounting topics. Ray has spent much of the past 15 years in Asia/Pacific, focusing on improving education and coordination amongst valuation professionals and VPO’s. He is a Senior Member of the American Society of Appraisers, Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, and has testified in United States Bankruptcy Court. Prior to his current position with MG Valuation, he was a Senior Vice President and Managing Director- Asia/Pacific with American Appraisal, and served with PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Andrew Strickland - Consultant,Scrutton Bland Chartered Accountants (UK )

Andrew was for many years a corporate partner based in our Colchester office. He is now a Consultant to the Partnership. He is chairman of the Review Committee of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW); this committee hears appeals from two other regulatory committees of the ICAEW. Andrew has been involved in a large number of corporate finance transactions, and is accustomed to providing close support to clients through the sale of their businesses. He recognises the importance of planning in ensuring that the best possible tax result is obtained: this requires the careful management of any proceeds which are to be received on a deferred or contingent basis. Litigation support is one of the specialist services offered by Scrutton Bland and Andrew heads up this service, with a special focus on business valuation. Andrew is a member of the valuation committe of the ICAEW and of the education sub-commitee of the International Institute of Business Valuers. In addition to business valuation reports, other work has related to personal injury claims, contractual disputes and Fatal Accident Act claims. Andrew acts as an expert who is very comfortable in giving evidence in court and in being subject to robust cross-examination on that evidence. The keynote to this service is simple: any report that is produced has to be written with the awareness that it may need to be defended in detail in court.


May 4 th - Day 1

10:00 am Introduction and welcome – Ray Moran, iiBV Director
10:15 am – 12:30 Session 1 – Valuing Minority Interests – Andrew Strickland
1. Introduction
2. Measuring the Control Premium and Discount for Lack of Control
3. Measuring the Discount for Lack of Marketability (DLOM)
12:30 – 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm Session 2 – International Cost of Capital – Andrew Strickland
1. Introduction and review
2. Relative Volatility Model (RVM)
3. Erb-Harvey- Viskanta Country Credit Rating Model
4. Country Yield Spread Model
5. The Damodoran Model
6. Special Topics
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Session 3 – India Specific issues determining the Cost of Capital – Sandeesh Hedge

May 5 th - Day 2

9:00 am – 12:30 am Session 4 – Valuing Early-Stage Companies - Andrew Strickland
1. Introduction
2. Stages of Company Development
3. Characteristics of Early-Stage Companies
4. Estimating Equity Value for Early-Stage Companies
5. Modelling Complex Capital Structures
12:30 – 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm – 4:00 pm Session 5 – Valuing Intangible Assets – Facilitator - Sandeesh Hedge
1. Introduction
2. Identification of Intangible Assets
3. Valuation Methodologies for Intangible Assets
4. Case Study – Wahmi Limited

Registration Details

  • Standard Fee

    INR 30,000 + 18% GST

    On Spot Registeration

  • Early Bird I

    INR 26,000 + 18% GST

    Valid till 22nd April

  • Early Bird II

    INR 28,000 + 18% GST

    Valid till 30th April

  • Group Discount (3 or more)

    INR 24,000 + 18% GST

    Valid till 30th April


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Cheque,Cash & NEFT Payment

Account Name : I-Deals Network Pvt. Ltd.
Account Number : 629705016365
Branch Name : Mayur Vihar Branch
IFSC Code : ICIC0006297
Swift Details : ICICNBBCTS

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The Orchid, Mumbai

Lawrence is the CMO for Vietnam with dual appointment as Senior Vice President, Business Development, responsible for driving external marketing of the iconic and award-winning Vietnam Singapore Industrial Partk and Township in North, South and Central Vietnam, Singapore and Indonesia. He was formerly APAC Director for BD in Honeywell and had worked in TOTAL Oil, Kerry Properties/Shangri-la Group, Bilcare and Reed Elsevier, including several successful start-ups in Asia. He has diversified industry experience in real estate development, hotel & facilities management, oil & gas, pharmaceuticals and general management. Lawrence holds a MSC degree in International Marketing from University of Strathclyde (UK), B.Sc degree in Phychology from University of Southern Queensland (Australia), Chartered Diploma in Marketing (UK and Advanced Diploma in Business Studies (Singapore).

Based out of Singapore, Yang Yen Thaw is a CoAggregator, M&A specialist, cross-border consultant, investor and an entrepreneurial lawyer. He is the Managing Director of 2iB Partners, a specialist M&A company that provides the full suite of services and pioneers the CoAggregation® model which is a deft combination of M&A with organic growth that helps SMEs scale up, internationalize and innovate their systems. He has worked as a corporate lawyer for 25 years in different jurisdictions. Apart from living and working in Singapore, India, Japan and Hong Kong, he was involved in mergers and acquisitions in companies based in US, UK, Australia, New Zealand and France. He has also assisted companies extensively in doing business in China

Richard Eu was appointed to the board as Chairman of the EYSI board on 1st of October 2017. As the steward of the Group, Richard leads the board in providing governance oversight, deliberating the Group’s strategic choices and providing independent counsel and advice to the Group CEO. Prior to this appointment, Richard served as the Group CEO of EYSI since 2002. Richard has been instrumental in transforming it into one of Asia’s largest TCM groups today. When he first joined Eu Yan Sang Holdings as General Manager in 1989, there were only six Eu Yan Sang outlets in Singapore and Malaysia. Under his leadership for over 28 years, the Group has successfully established itself in the broader market of natural wellness and has introduced TCM to new consumers with products and services to meet the needs of a modern lifestyle. Richard Eu was named the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2011 (Singapore) and represented Singapore at the Ernst & Young World Entrepreneur of The Year 2012 award in Monte Carlo, Monaco. He was also recognised as the CEO of the year by the Singapore Corporate Awards 2010, for SGX-listed companies with a market capitalisation of under S$300 million. In 2016, he was lauded as the Brand Leader of the Year by InfluentialBrands. Prior to joining Eu Yan Sang, Richard, who holds a Bachelor of Law degree from the London University, UK, worked in merchant banking, investment management, stock broking, computer distribution, and venture capital. Richard actively participates in community projects and non-profit organisations. He serves as Chairman of the National Museum of Singapore and Singapore University of Social Sciences, and is on the board of Thye Hua Kwan Moral Charities Limited. He also sits on the boards of other companies

Raj Mishra is Founder and CEO of I-Deals Network. He has total experience of 14 years as an entrepreneur .Prior to I-Deals Network he was also involved in launching HR Startup. He has also worked in companies like Star Tv, Newscorp and FPSB India..He has mentored Startups and helped them in fundraising.He is also invited on panels of different Startup Events. He enjoys reading books and travelling is his passion. ‌

Arthur Tay is the executive director and CEO of SUTL Enterprise, as well as chairman and CEO of SUTL Group, a diversified leisure consumer groups and services conglomerate. Its first marina development, One°15 Marina Club in Sentosa Cove, has won numerous awards since opening in 2007. The One°15 brand has also expanded internationally, with marinas in Malaysia, the US and, soon, China. ‌

Rick is an experienced Wall Street and Silicon Valley investment banker based in Asia. Having completed over 50 transactions totaling over US$10 Billion and having covered a broad base of fundraising and M&A advisory assignments across the globe, he has worked with a wide range of clients from Fortune 500 companies to advising start-ups. His industry experience covers chemicals, transportation, telecom, media, technology, retailing, consumer products, and security and defense industries. He is the founder of Lares Loreno Private Capital, a Singapore-based firm providing advisory and corporate finance services to small and medium-sized enterprises, family businesses and private equity investors. Rick is also a director with Fortress Group, a US-based fund placement agent and oversees their fund placement operations in Asia. Previously, Rick was a Vice President at Deutsche Bank in their Consumer Products and Retail Coverage Group in New York where he called on and worked with corporate and private equity clients globally. Prior to Deutsche Bank, Rick split his time between Merrill Lynch’s Consumer Products Group in New York and their Internet Technology Group in Silicon Valley, California where he led their Internet E-commerce investment banking group, raising capital and providing strategic advisory for companies looking to monetize or expand their existing internet businesses. ‌

Harsh joined Grant Thornton Singapore in April 2015. His profile includes corporate finance assignments and transaction support services including financial and operational due diligences, M&A, financial modelling, litigation support, NPL transactions and viability reviews in connection with acquisition and fundraising. ‌