Minority partner buyouts: To discount or not to discount? Tennessee appeals court rejects unspecified discount for lack of control
Abstract: When buying out a partner who owns a minority (noncontrolling) interest, questions regarding the application of valuation discounts for lack of control and marketability often arise. This article distills the facts about the buyout of a “dissociated” partner in a whiskey business and explains why a discount for lack of control wasn’t appropriate under applicable state law. Boesch v. Holeman, No. E2019-02288-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. App. Sept. 14, 2020).