Latest Valuation Methods Articles
Neutralizing the Due Diligence Grind
That dollar figure, whether written on a napkin over coffee or floated in a conversation, is not a binding offer. Any potential acquirer will need to conduct a due...
By: Paris Aden
Back to Basics: How to Calculate EBITDA
EBITDA is an oft-used but controversial measure that cut its teeth during the leveraged buyout frenzy of the '80s. EBITDA is ubiquitous in financial circles and is...
By: Chris Stavrou
The Value of Investment Bankers: Business Owners’ Perspective
A recently published Fairfield University whitepaper is the first comprehensive study quantifying the value of the services provided by an investment bank during the...
By: Michael Carter
Measure of a Company’s True Intrinsic Value
Special note: This excerpt is used with permission from: Harvesting Intangible Assets: Uncover Hidden Revenue in Your Company's Intellectual Property, by Andrew J...
Business Valuation Excel Template: 10 Simple Steps to Success
Knowing the value of your company should be an integral part of the strategic planning process for all business owners. There are some instances when a formal valuation...
By: John Carvalho | President, Divestopedia Inc.
The Value of a Valuation
Whether looking at acquisitions or divestitures, understanding the factors that drive the valuation of a company is a crucial first step in the process, but one that...
By: Adam Croft
Podcast: How to Play Defense - Tax Tips and Tricks
About the HostRyan is an entrepreneur, podcast host of the show Life After Business and the co-owner of Solidity Financial. Having personally experienced the hazards of...
Business Valuation: An Analysis of Risk
Analyzing risk is the predominate factor in valuing a business. The appraiser must analyze every aspect of the business and quantify his/her analysis of the...
The Initial Price May Not Be Real
The initial dollar figure presented as a purchase price for a business, whether written on a napkin over coffee or floated in a conversation, is not a binding offer. Any...
By: Paris Aden
A Closer Look at What Drives and Influences Business Valuations
Helping business owners understand what drives an enterprise valuation and what specific actions should be taken in order to enhance that value are two of the most...
By: Kevin Ramsier
7 Fundamentals to Due Diligence You Need to Know
According to Bizbuysell.com, there were a total of 1,840 businesses transactions that took place worldwide during the first quarter of 2016. Businesses were either...
By: Alicia Hill
The Myth of Fair Business Valuation: What Professional Valuations Don't Tell You
So, how can Bear Stearns be worth about $20 billion dollars in January 2007 and be worth only $238M in 16th March 2008 — just 14 months later? And how can it be...
By: Chak Reddy
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