From the May/June 2017 issue of BCC Advisers Litigation & Valuation Report
The discount for lack of marketability (DLOM) is often a contentious issue. Why? First, the DLOM can have a significant impact on the value of a business interest, reducing it by, say, 15%, 30% or more. Moreover, quantifying the appropriate discount for a specific business interest requires subjectivity and an in-depth understanding of key empirical studies. Here’s more on the art and science underlying the DLOM.