Z. Christopher Mercer, FASA, CFA, ABAR will be speaking virtually at the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts’ Around the Valuation World International webinar on December 19th, 2022.
Chris’s session will be based on his 11-part Déjà Vu blog series from his popular website, ChrisMercer.net. Some of the topics he covered in this series are the SEC Institutional Investor study, valuation theory for businesses and business interests, and pre-IPO discounts vs. marketability discounts.
Chris Mercer is the Chairman of Mercer Capital. He began his valuation career in the late 1970s. He has prepared, overseen, or contributed to hundreds of valuations for purposes related to tax, ESOPs, buy-sell agreements, and litigation, among others. In addition, he has served on the boards of directors of several private companies and one public company. He enjoys working with business owners to address ownership transition issues.
Chris co-authored Business Valuation: An Integrated Theory, 3rd Edition (Wiley Finance, 2020) with Travis W. Harms, CFA, CPA/ABV. He is also the author of the well-referenced book Buy-Sell Agreements for Closely Held and Family Business Owners (Peabody Publishing LP, 2010), among other books.