Course Summary

Duration1 hour

PresenterJohn Murphy

Course Details 

1 hour – Corporate Finance
Speaker – John Murphy

The Methodology and Approach to Valuing Irish Businesses

This webinar will review the valuation techniques that should be used in the valuation of small to medium size companies/businesses.

This webinar will include among other items:

  • Quick review of the valuation methods;
  • Some of the more common methods used in practice;
  • The impact of non-trade items on the balance sheet;
  • The use of rules of thumb – multiples
  • Recognising the importance of assessing the reasons for the valuations – different valuations for the same transaction for tax purposes
  • The minority discount – when is it appropriate – the rates to use?
  • Summary of what should be included in a formal valuation
  • The common errors made and common adjustments that should be considered
  • The importance of determining what percentage of shares is being valued and who is it being valued for

          CDP Course Facilitator:

          John Murphy – Tax, Corporate Restructuring and Practice Support

          John is a lead member of our technical support team, John relishes problem-solving to help accountants develop innovative client solutions, and sharing technical knowledge on tax, financial reporting and auditing.

          A Chartered Tax Adviser, he advises clients in practice on a range of issues from income tax, tax planning, restructuring and exit planning to Revenue audits. In addition, he provides support on financial reporting, auditing and company law; conducts company valuations and advises on pre-sale restructuring.

          John also plays a key role as a researcher and subject-matter expert in developing OmniPro information products such as the and As a speaker at OmniPro CPD events, he brings these industry-leading insights to accountants participating in our training programmes.

          A Chartered Accountant and Qualified Financial Adviser, John has over a decade’s Big 4 experience with EY and PwC, providing tax and audit services for a portfolio of clients, ranging in scale from SMEs to multinationals.