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Valuation Basics

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This replay was recorded on February 27, 2018.

About This Meeting

Determining the value of ESOP shares requires complicated, regulated analysis, but everyone connected with the ESOP needs to know the basics. This Webinar is designed to serve either as an overview for people who just want to understand the key concepts of ESOP valuation or as a foundation on which to learn more advanced valuation topics. We assume that participants have a knowledge of financial statements, but not familiarity with valuation. You will learn:

You will learn:


Gregory Cook

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Prairie Capital Advisors, Inc.

Greg joined Prairie Capital Advisors in 2014 as a vice president advising middle market companies on mergers and acquisitions (M&A), ESOP advisory, corporate valuation, financial options and other investment banking advisory services. As vice president, he is responsible for providing project management services, corporate valuations and related transaction analyses in support of capital structuring engagements, including ESOP implementation, leveraged recapitalizations, management buyouts (MBO), mergers and acquisitions, fairness opinions and other related corporate finance purposes. Prior to joining Prairie, Gregory was employed as a strategic consultant at Humana Inc. He was also a vice president at Duff & Phelps in the transaction opinions group.

Macie Dorow

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Prairie Capital Advisors, Inc.

Macie performs financial analysis and modeling services, as well as analyzes the business dynamics and trends of publicly traded companies. In addition, she performs merger and acquisition (M&A) research and prepares narrative reports in support of a wide variety of valuation projects, including employee stock ownership plans (ESOP), leveraged buyouts (LBO), management buyouts (MBO) and other capital structuring projects for clients nationwide. Prior to joining Prairie, Macie was an analyst at Fleetridge Pacific, a San Diego based investment bank focusing on mergers and acquisitions primarily in the healthcare industry.