The International Valuation Standards Council (IVSC) has today announced that the American Society of Appraisers (ASA) has joined its growing list of sponsors.

Michel Prada, Chairman of the IVSC board of trustees, comments: “Global and national regulators are increasingly calling for the standards of international valuation practice to be raised. The IVSC’s mission is to develop globally recognised valuation standards and in order to succeed we need the support and commitment of the entire valuation profession. The American Society of Appraisers is already a member of the IVSC, and I am delighted that it has agreed to provide additional financial support as a measure of its commitment to the cause.”

Michael Evans, ASA President, said: “ASA’s Board of Governors, discipline chairs, members in leadership positions and in the membership at large recognize the important work that the IVSC is doing to shape the future of the profession by providing international standards for appraisers. ASA is very proud to join with other organizations to support that work with our sponsorship.”

The American Society of Appraisers joins other leading companies and organisations that are investing in global standards for valuation by providing sponsorship to the IVSC. These include:

  • American Appraisal Associates, Inc
  • The Appraisal Foundation
  • Appraisal Institute
  • Appraisal Institute of Canada
  • BNP Paribas
  • Canadian Institute of Chartered Business Valuators
  • China Appraisal Society
  • City of London Corporation
  • Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu
  • Duff & Phelps, LLC
  • Ernst & Young, LLP
  • Grant Thornton
  • Houlihan Lokey Howard and Zukin, Inc
  • Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

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For press enquiries please contact: Rohit Grover, Spada
Tel: +44 (0)20 7269 1430
For further information on the IVSC please contact: Marianne Tissier, IVSC
Tel: +44 (0)1442 879 306


About the IVSC:
The International Valuation Standards Council (IVSC) is charged with developing robust and transparent procedures for performing international valuations through a single set of globally recognized valuation standards, acceptable to the world’s capital markets organisations, market participants and regulators, which will meet the challenges of a fast-changing global economy.

The governance structure of the IVSC, a non-profit organisation incorporated in the US, includes two independent technical Boards – the International Valuation Standards Board and the International Valuation Professional Board – and a global Board of Trustees responsible for the overall strategic direction and funding of the IVSC. The IVSC works co-operatively with national professional valuation institutes, users and preparers of valuations, governments, regulators and academic bodies, all of whom can become members of the IVSC and have an important role to play in advising the Boards on agenda decisions and priorities in the work of the IVSC.
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About the American Society of Appraisers:
The American Society of Appraisers is an international organization of appraisal professionals and others dedicated to the education, development and growth of the appraisal profession. ASA is the oldest and only major organization representing all disciplines of appraisal specialists, originating in 1936 and incorporating in 1952. ASA’s headquarters is in the metropolitan Washington, DC area. For more information please visit: