Valuation of Books, Literary Rights, Published Product and Imprints
Independent valuations are an essential tool for publishers in many situations.  These range from simple to highly complex matters including:
  • Business Transactions
  • Deal Pricing and Financial Modelling
  • Fairness Opinions
  • Purchase Price Allocations
  • Strategic Planning, Licensing, and Distribution Rights
  • Equity Compensation
  • Licensing and Distribution Rate
  • Tax Planning and Compliance
  • Transfer pricing
  • Charitable contributions
  • Estate planning and settlement
  • Legal Proceedings
  • Contract Disputes
  • Shareholder Disputes

MPI's valuation services deliver industry and valuation expertise to the valuation process. The scope of each engagement is driven by the purpose of the valuation, the particular facts and circumstances of the subject interest, and considers all relevant and appropriate valuation approaches and methodologies for the subject interest; including the three generally accepted approaches to business valuation - the income approach, the market approach, and the asset approach.
MPI's valuation analysis is conducted in accordance with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP), as promulgated by The Appraisal Foundation. Our professional engagements include developing opinions of value under the standards of fair market value, fair value, and investment value.

Benefits of Independent Valuation

Commissioning a professional valuation from Management Practice provides you with a credible, qualified, and independent estimation of value for your title or other IP  that can be used as a basis of negotiation, dispute resolution or for strategic planning.

Confidentiality Guaranteed

Management Practice takes the security of your proprietary information very seriously.  All information supplied to us is kept strictly confidential and secure.

Professional & Client Experience

Management Practice has long been recognized as a leader in publishing information and statistics.  MPI collects, prepares and issues the monthly and annual industry statistics on behalf of the American Association of Publishers as well as extensive data for higher education publishers.

Our team has significant experience valuing publishing businesses, intellectual property and other literary rights, most recently regarding a signature publication of the American Psychiatric Association.


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