National Association Of Certified Valuation Analysts - NACVA

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DEFINITION of 'National Association Of Certified Valuation Analysts - NACVA'

A group of business professionals that provide valuation and litigation services for various types of business transactions. National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NAVCA) members receive training, education and certification in asset valuation disciplines that they put to use in their respective professions. The organization also enforces standards of ethical conduct among its members.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'National Association Of Certified Valuation Analysts - NACVA'

The NACVA was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah. NACVA members work in careers that provide valuation and litigation services, including mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings and bankruptcy. The NACVA also provides accreditations of Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA), Accredited Valuation Analyst (AVA), Certified Forensic Financial Analyst (CFFA) and Certified Fraud Deterrence Analyst (CFD).

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