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Recasting EBITDA removes expenses that would not be incurred by a new owner. However, business sellers get carried away with the process...

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You can triple the value of your business simply by finding a source of recurring revenue. Loren Horsager gives examples of the various...

A Visual Framework for Business Valuation A Visual Framework for Business Valuation A Visual Framework for Business Valuation A Visual Framework for Business Valuation


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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Private equity recapitalizations are often not well understood. Mike O'Neil shares his company's take on them and how they work for the...

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Pulling from some music industry greats of our time, here are great lyrical insights on increasing your valuation and successfully selling...

A Closer Look at What Drives and Influences Business Valuations A Closer Look at What Drives and Influences Business Valuations A Closer Look at What Drives and Influences Business Valuations A Closer Look at What Drives and Influences Business Valuations


Business valuations are extremely complex and time-consuming, with many possible outcomes. See how your company stacks up against these...

How to Build Recurring Revenue: A Key to a Valuable Business How to Build Recurring Revenue: A Key to a Valuable Business How to Build Recurring Revenue: A Key to a Valuable Business How to Build Recurring Revenue: A Key to a Valuable Business


Our value driver series takes a deeper look at recurring revenue, the holy grail for business owners looking to have a valuable and...

7 Key Principles of Business Value 7 Key Principles of Business Value 7 Key Principles of Business Value 7 Key Principles of Business Value


Want to create value and wealth in your business? These key concepts explain exactly how to do it.

How Does Working Capital Impact the Value of Your Business? How Does Working Capital Impact the Value of Your Business? How Does Working Capital Impact the Value of Your Business? How Does Working Capital Impact the Value of Your Business?


Working capital is a contentious issue over the course of a transaction as the buyer and seller will often have divergent views. If it's...

The Basics of Mezzanine Financing The Basics of Mezzanine Financing The Basics of Mezzanine Financing The Basics of Mezzanine Financing


A mezzanine structure allows an acquirer to reduce the cost of capital and boost returns on equity.

How Your Balance Sheet Impacts Business Value How Your Balance Sheet Impacts Business Value How Your Balance Sheet Impacts Business Value How Your Balance Sheet Impacts Business Value


A balance sheet is one of the most common starting places for buyers when attempting to assess the value of your company. Learn which line...

Podcast: Figuring Out Your Cash Flow, an Interview with Ken Sanginario Podcast: Figuring Out Your Cash Flow, an Interview with Ken Sanginario Podcast: Figuring Out Your Cash Flow, an Interview with Ken Sanginario Podcast: Figuring Out Your Cash Flow, an Interview with Ken Sanginario


Ken Sanginario runs us through the eight key value drivers he uses to increase a company's valuation. He also talks frankly about cash flow...

The Reasonable Payback Period for an Investment in a Small- or Medium-sized Business The Reasonable Payback Period for an Investment in a Small- or Medium-sized Business The Reasonable Payback Period for an Investment in a Small- or Medium-sized Business The Reasonable Payback Period for an Investment in a Small- or Medium-sized Business


What should you expect your payback period to be when you sell your small or medium business? You'll find this depends on a variety of...

Tying the Knot: Getting to 'I Do' with the Right Private Equity Partner Tying the Knot: Getting to 'I Do' with the Right Private Equity Partner Tying the Knot: Getting to 'I Do' with the Right Private Equity Partner Tying the Knot: Getting to 'I Do' with the Right Private Equity Partner


Thinking of partnering with a private equity firm? You should be thinking about it in terms of a marriage. Find the fit you will be happy...

Podcast: How Private, Mid-Market Businesses Can Avoid Leaving Money on the Table Podcast: How Private, Mid-Market Businesses Can Avoid Leaving Money on the Table Podcast: How Private, Mid-Market Businesses Can Avoid Leaving Money on the Table Podcast: How Private, Mid-Market Businesses Can Avoid Leaving Money on the Table


The average business has a 26% value gap. Think of it as the amount of money that you would leave on the table if you went to sell your...