Marty Davis Speaks at the 2009 ICVPME
Martin Davis spoke at the 2009 International Conference on the Valuation of Plant Machinery & Equipment, held in San Francisco, CA on October 4-7, 2009. Marty’s session addressed the “Appraisal and Sale of Dairy Processing Plants”.
Marty’s presentation addressed the different types of dairy processing plants, typical plant flows and equipment, the proper listing and categorization of equipment types, alternative uses for dairy processing equipment and other influences on the value and viability of plants and their underlying equipment. Among other things, Marty also addressed milk supply and transportation costs, what distinguishes a survivor in the industry and why they survive and the sales cycle of a complete dairy processing plant and its components.
M. Davis Group is THE leader in dairy processing and related industries auctions and appraisals, overseeing the appraisal and/or sale of tens of millions of dollars of equipment value since its inception. As principal auctioneer and appraiser for M. Davis Group, Marty has coordinated, directed and participated in thousands of appraisals and sales across a broad spectrum of industries—including heavy industrial, manufacturing and dairy and food processing. With more than 30 years of experience, Marty is an internationally recognized expert, especially in the dairy and food processing industries. He advises some of preeminent dairy processing companies in the United States on sales, liquidations, mergers and acquisitions and performs an ongoing role as the “go-to” appraiser and auctioneer for numerous related asset-based lenders, private equity firms and corporations.