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

The National Association Of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA) is a group of business professionals that provide valuation and litigation services for various types of business transactions. National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts 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.

The association uses the axiom: The Authority in Matters of Value®

BREAKING DOWN 'National Association Of Certified Valuation Analysts - NACVA'

The National Association Of Certified Valuation Analysts (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 Analysts (CVA), Accredited Valuation Analysts (AVA), Certified Forensic Financial Analysts (CFFA) and Certified Fraud Deterrence Analysts (CFD).

Across databases, software, certifications and professional standards, the association's mission includes providing members with a range of high-quality resources to facilitate their consultants’ success by enhancing their efficiencies and giving them a competitive advantage.

As the art and science of business valuation has gotten increasingly more complex, the NACVA is playing a central role in positioning its members and candidates to meet these evolving challenges through ongoing educational materials, peer support and professional standards.

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