DEFINITION of 'Chartered Business Valuator - CBV'

A designation offered by the Canadian Institute of Chartered Business Valuators (CICBV). A Chartered Business Valuator (CBV) is a financial professional who determines the value of all, or part of a business or company. CBVs take into account many factors and methods when determining the value of a business, including economic conditions, tangible and intangible assets and future cash flow.

BREAKING DOWN 'Chartered Business Valuator - CBV'

To become a Chartered Business Valuator in Canada, a candidate must first complete four core courses which include business and securities valuation as well as law and tax, along with two elective courses. A CBV candidate must also accumulate 1,500 hours of business and securities valuation work experience as well as receive a passing grade on the membership entrance exam.

RELATED TERMS
  1. Business Valuation

    The process of determining the economic value of a business or ...
  2. Charter

    A legal document that provides for the creation of a corporate ...
  3. Chartered Accountant - CA

    An accounting designation given to accounting professionals in ...
  4. Chartered Bank

    A financial institution whose primary roles are to accept and ...
  5. Corporate Charter

    A written document filed with a U.S. state by the founders of ...
  6. Valuation Analysis

    A form of fundamental analysis that looks to compare the valuation ...
Related Articles
  1. Financial Advisor

    An Introduction To The Chartered Business Valuator Designation

    Business valuation is a fast growing field. Discover how you can take advantage with a CBV designation.
  2. Financial Advisor

    So, You Want to Earn Your CFA?

    Here are some pros and cons to consider before you take the CFA charter plunge.
  3. Investing

    What to Expect in Charter Communications Earnings?

    This marks Charter's first financial report since its acquisition of Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks was approved in May by federal regulators.
  4. Investing

    Relative Valuation: Using Stocks To Value Other Stocks

    This effective approach will help you understand which stocks you should be investing in.
  5. Investing

    Top Reasons IPO Valuations Miss The Mark (MS, ZNGA)

    The costly services of investment banks don’t necessarily guarantee accuracy in IPO pricing.
  6. Investing

    How An IPO Is Valued

    The initial valuation of an IPO can determine the success or failure of a specific stock - but how is that price determined?
  7. Investing

    How To Choose The Best Stock Valuation Method

    There is no single valuation tactic that works in every situation. But a company’s characteristics provide clues to investors about the best method to use.
  8. Taxes

    Inside the Hedge Fund Infatuation with Charter Schools

    Find out why the federal tax credits available for investing in charter schools has lured dozens of hedge funds to the lucrative tax benefits available.
  9. Managing Wealth

    How to Calculate Your Tangible Net Worth

    Your net worth can be calculated with a simple equation.
  10. Investing

    How To Choose The Best Stock Valuation Method

    Don't be overwhelmed by the many valuation techniques out there - knowing a few characteristics about a company will help you pick the best one.
RELATED FAQS
  1. What are the benefits of hiring a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) to be my financial ...

    Find out what the CFA charter is. Understand the benefits of hiring a Chartered Financial Analyst as a personal financial ... Read Answer >>
  2. Can I obtain my CFA charter without U.S. work experience?

    The CFA charter is a global charter. As such, valid work experience is not limited to the country it which you obtain your ... Read Answer >>
  3. How do changes in capital stock illustrate the overall health of a company?

    Understand what capital stock is comprised of. Learn how changes in capital stock illustrate and provide insight into the ... Read Answer >>
  4. How can I protect my business from my spouse during a high net worth divorce?

    Understand what constitutes a high-net-worth divorce, and learn how business owners can protect their companies when going ... Read Answer >>
Hot Definitions
  1. 403(b) Plan

    A retirement plan for certain employees of public schools, tax-exempt organizations and certain ministers. Generally, retirement ...
  2. Master Of Business Administration - MBA

    A graduate degree achieved at a university or college that provides theoretical and practical training to help graduates ...
  3. Liquidity Event

    An event that allows initial investors in a company to cash out some or all of their ownership shares and is considered an ...
  4. Job Market

    A market in which employers search for employees and employees search for jobs. The job market is not a physical place as ...
  5. Yuppie

    Yuppie is a slang term denoting the market segment of young urban professionals. A yuppie is often characterized by youth, ...
  6. SEC Form 13F

    A filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), also known as the Information Required of Institutional Investment ...
Trading Center