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The Case of FW v FH [2019] EWHC 1338

This divorce case gives an insight into the ways in which deal-based entitles should be valued.

At its simplest, if the main value of a business derives from a form of private equity activity, should conventional valuation methods be employed?

The case also has interest as we are shown glimpses of the methods adopted by three business valuers: a national firm was appointed as a single joint expert; the wife and husband, each dissatisfied with parts of the valuation conclusions of the SJE, appointed their own experts.