EACVA's 12th Annual Business Valuation Conference 2018

22–23 November 2018 in Düsseldorf/Neuss

The 12th Business Valuation conference hosted by the European Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts took place on 22 and 23 November 2018 in Düsseldorf / Neuss, Germany with record-breaking attendance. 

The event brought together 350 CPA’s, corporate finance and tax consultants, analysts, controllers, lawyers and academics.

Four keynote speeches and 24 different workshops on business and intangible asset valuation were offered to the international participants. A special highlight was a variety of workshops on international tax valuation for transfer pricing. Well-known speakers from the tax authority discussed with valuators about challenges and requirements of expert reports for tax valuations.

Between the lectures and during the Dinner Event at Roncalli's Apollo Variety Dusseldorf the participants had many opportunities for active networking.

Keynotes 2018:

  • EACVA 2018 3Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Wolfgang Ballwieser, Munich University (LMU):
    Valuation of Small and Medium-Sized Family Business

  • Prof. Mauro Bini, Bocconi University Milan / Organismo Italiano di Valutazione (OIV):
    Conditionality in Business Valuation

  • Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Martin Weber, University Mannheim:
    Behavioral Finance – Understanding Trading Behavior of Private Investors

  • Drew Stuart Dorweiler, CVA, CBA, FRICS, FCBV, ASA, CPA/ABV, CPA, MBA, CFEDartmouth Partners Limited & IJW & Co.:
    Turning Trophies into Treasurers: The valuation of sports franchises, brands and properties


Sessions 2018 i.a.:

  • Dr. Christian Büchelhofer, MBR, CFA, ValueTrust Financial Advisors:
    Market and Sector Returns for Cost of Capital – a DACH and European View

  • Prof. Pablo Fernández, IESE Business School University of Navarra:
    Valuation, Common Sense and Common Errors

  • Prof. dr. Wim G.M. Holterman, University of Groningen:
    Valuation and Closing Mechanisms in M&A

  • Prof. Dr. Matthias Meitner, CFA, ISM / VALUESQUE:
    Seven Big Problems (Sometimes More, Sometimes Less) When Determining the Terminal Value… and How to Deal with Them!

  • Prof. Dr. Bernhard Schwetzler, CVA, HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management:
    Earthing Unicorn Valuations by Including Preferred Cash Flow Rights

  • Dr. Andreas Tschöpel, CVA, CIIA, CEFA, KPMG:
    Corporate Strategy and Risk Equivalence — Impact of Declining Comparability on the Corporate Valuation


EACVA 2018 07 EACVA 2018 08 EACVA 2018 09

We use cookies

We use cookies on our website. Some of them are essential for the operation of the site, while others help us to improve this site and the user experience (tracking cookies). You can decide for yourself whether you want to allow cookies or not. Please note that if you reject them, you may not be able to use all the functionalities of the site.