How do you quantify the time and energy you have spent growing your business? Your tangible assets and liabilities are only part of the equation. What about the goodwill value you have worked so hard to establish? In today’s economic world and business marketplace, knowing the value of your business is a necessity. Our business valuation professionals use recognized and generally accepted methodologies in developing approaches to determine the value of both the tangible and intangible assets that constitute your business enterprise. Their analyses and conclusions are offered in a detailed report format, or in certain circumstances, a calculation report or oral report tailored to your specific needs.
Our business valuation professionals’ process relies on an in depth review, analysis, and understanding of your business’ history, present capacity, future prospects, and operating structure in the development of our work product. Their experience, specialized training, and extensive knowledge of business valuation principles and techniques, business practices, industry and economic trends in combination with their familiarity with the federal, state, and local tax laws help to provide you with a credible and understandable result.
There are a wide variety of situations that require an objective determination of a business entity value that encompass different standards of value (fair market, judicial, intrinsic, investment, or synergistic values) and/or ownership structures. Purposes of the valuation may be for transactional agreements (buy/sell/merge), gift and estate tax planning, stock compensation arrangements, employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs), litigation, and succession planning.
Business valuations are also used in litigation support for a number of legal matters, including: bankruptcy, divorce, economic damages, fraud, eminent domain, and partner or shareholder disputes. During times when emotions are running high and the stakes are even higher, you can be confident in our team’s ability to deliver a business valuation that is thorough, accurate, and based upon knowledge of current conditions, but also the knowledge that comes from years of practical experience applying recognized valuation approaches, detailed analyses, and research.
Our business valuation professionals are Certified Public Accountants (CPA) who have also met the rigid professional training and testing requirements to earn the designations of Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) - National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA) and/or Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) - American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) - American Society of Appraisers (ASA).
We have experience performing business valuations for many different scenarios, including:
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