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Robert H. Buchanan, ASA

 

Email: rbuchanan@pcecompanies.com

Website: www.pcecompanies.com
Contact Information:
200 E. New England Ave Ste 400
Winter Park, FL 32789-4341
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1 (407) 621-2120


Appraiser Profile:

 

ROBERT H. BUCHANAN, J.D., ASA

 

Education:

           

Washington and Lee University School of Law, Lexington, Virginia

            Juris Doctor; May, 1998

            Robert R. Kane Scholar 1995-98                                                                   

           

University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida

            B.S.B.A., 1995; Finance

 

Employment:

 

Principal, PCE Valuations, LLC, 2002- Present

           

Business Valuation Consultant / Sr. Analyst, Business Valuation Services, 1998-2001      

 

Research Associate, Washington & Lee University School of Law, 1997

 

Intern, U.S. Senate Banking Committee; Special Committee to Investigate Whitewater Development Corporation and Related Matters, 1996

 

Operations Manager, Multi-location Independent Pharmacy, 1984-1989, 1991-1992     

           

Mgmt. Training Program / LPO Manager Florida Federal Savings Bank, 1989-1991 

 

Business Valuation Related Experience:

 

  • Accredited Senior Appraiser (Business Valuation) and member in the American Society of Appraisers
  • Fairness Opinions / Solvency Opinions
  • Estate & gift tax planning and filing
  • Strategic and business planning
  • Litigation support
  • Valuation of intangible assets (including intellectual property)

 

 

 

Other:

            Board of Directors, Florida Episcopal Federal Credit Union, Treasurer

            Board of Directors, Families with Children from Asia, Central Florida, Treasurer

            Speaker at various C.E. seminars and professional organizations     

 

Speeches/ Lectures:

 

“Planning Opportunities with ESOPs”, The Florida Bar Tax Section, 2009.

 

“The Dual Track Approach to Selling Your Business”, Central Florida T.E.C. annual regional meeting, 2009.

 

“The Diagnostic Valuation: How to use Valuation to Better manage Your Company”, Financial Planners’ Association of Central Florida, 2009.

 

“What Drives the Value of Your Business?”, Central Florida T.E.C. annual regional meeting, 2008.

 

“The Dual Track Approach to Selling Your Business”, Financial Planners’ Association of Central Florida, 2008.

 

“Fairness Opinions: Implementing Rule 2290”, Trenam, Kemker, Scharf, Barkin, Frye, O'Neill & Mullis, 2007.

 

“Fairness Opinions: What to Know”, Florida Bar, Business Section Annual Retreat, 2007.

 

“Valuation 101: What, When, Why & How”, Financial Planners’ Association of Central Florida, 2006.

 

“Institute for Pharmacy Entrepreneurship: Valuation, Succession Planning, How to Buy a Business, How to Sell a Business”, University of Florida Institute for Pharmacy Entrepreneurs, 2006.

 

“ESOP Finance and Structure”, The ESOP Association, New South Chapter / Gray Robinson, P.A., 2006.

 

“ESOP Valuation”, The ESOP Association, New South Chapter / Gray Robinson, P.A., 2006.

 

“Fairness Opinions: Past, Present, and Future”, Florida Bar, Business Section Annual Retreat, 2005.

 

 “Wealth Succession Planning for Independent Pharmacists”, United Drug Annual Members Conference, 2005.

 

“Institute for Pharmacy Entrepreneurship: Valuation, Succession Planning, How to Buy a Business, How to Sell a Business”, University of Florida Institute for Pharmacy Entrepreneurs, 2004.

 

“Valuation of Privately Held Businesses: Independent Pharmacy”, Florida Pharmacy Association, 2004.

 

“Valuation as a Management Tool”, Merrill Lynch Merger & Acquisition Symposium, 2003.

 

“ESOP Valuation: Understanding the Standard”, Merrill Lynch ESOP Seminar, 2003

 

“Valuation and Wealth Succession Planning for Independent Pharmacists”, University of Florida College of Pharmacy National Advisory Board Meeting, 2003

 

“ESOP Valuation”, Akerman Senterfitt ESOP Seminar, 2002

 

“Issues in Valuation: An Overview”, Indian River County Estate Planning Council, 2002

 

“Valuation of Privately Held Entities for Wealth Succession Planning”, A. G. Edwards Private Wealth Advisors Seminar, 2002.

 

 “Valuation for FASB 142 Compliance- Goodwill Impairment”, KPMG Continuing Education Credits Seminar, 2002.

 

Publications:

 

Monthly Newsletter “All About Value”, various valuation-related topics.