Valuation

The valuation of a company is a subjective excercise that depends on numerous factors. Potential buyers will try to beat down your valuation every chance they get. This section will arm you with the tools needed to defend your valuation when it's time to sell.



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Valuations are a numbers game and you can increase yours if you have the right approach. Learn what the income method can do for you and...

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Looking at comprehensive data to showcase what efforts make the most difference in getting the dollar value you want for your business and...

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Finding a way to get the maximum valuation possible for your business when you're ready to sell is a challenge faced by every business...

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It can be hard to focus on increasing the value of your business if you have no immediate intention of selling, but putting the work in...

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There are lots of valuation methods out there, but is any one of them the right fit for you? Here are some options you may not know about...

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An outside buyer will see your company as a less risky, more appealing acquisition if they can see how it would run without you, the owner....

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Branching out from your comfort zone can be a very good thing, if you know what to look for. Jeff Smith shares his cross-industry...

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Business owners come up with all kinds of stories to support an unrealistically high value for their business. The problem is, most of...

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Public and private companies are valued differently by the types of buyers who want to acquire them. Take some lessons from Roger Sippl of...

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Tim Vipond of Corporate Finance Institute offers a visual aide that he's created to help you better understand business valuations and how...

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In valuing a business, an appraiser must analyze every aspect and quantify his/her analysis of the company’s risk into value. George...

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Initial indications can be tactically inflated to ensure the acquirer gains access to your confidential information after which this price...

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Have you ever heard of customer due diligence? Did you disregard it? Today's podcast with Anthony Bahr will change your view on that. Find...

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What witchcraft is this? Let us share three magic tricks to get you the valuation your company deserves.