How Much Should I Spend on a Business Appraisal? Pricing to value a company varies from free to $15,000 for most business owners. How do you decide what is the appropriate valuation type and cost for you? Business Appraisal Florida has designed this decision tree to help you get the most value for your time […]
What is a business appraisal Reality check? Just as the name suggests it answers the question does the value of your business make sense in the real world?
Business owners frequently ask themselves and their trusted advisers if they need to spend money on a preliminary and independent business valuation as part of their exit strategy and whether it is a worthwhile investment. The answer is a resounding yes. Business Exit Planning It is critical to understand a business’ value. The prospective five-year […]
What are the processes and strategies involved in selling a business? A certified business valuation performed by a member of the Business Appraisal Florida team is an important component of the strategy implementation process, but it is just one of several steps. Here’s a business exit strategy checklist from our sister company, Bankers Advocate, for […]
The value of large, publicly traded companies, such as those listed on the New York Stock Exchange or NASDAQ, are calculated thousands of times a day through active trading of buyers and sellers in the stock market. In general, this price is recognized as fair market value. For privately-owned companies, nevertheless, the stock does not […]
We all hate paying taxes. Why would you want to pay more taxes at any time for any reason? Selling a business and borrowing money (which at most times the two are tied together) are both cash flow related. Buyers of companies value cash flow. Banks and other lenders value cash flow and the buffer […]
Now is a great time to get a Business Valuation done for your Florida company. Why? Because the cost of funds to buy a business is at a historic low, not seen since the 1950s. Additionally, the amount of “dry powder” that private equity firms hold is at an all-time high. Know the market price […]
Cash flow versus Net Income Cash flow is a Fact. Net income is just an Opinion. I wish this was my quote. But alas, it is from my friend Pablo Fernandez, Professor of Finance at the IESE Business School in Madrid, Spain, and his forthcoming book “Valuation and Common Sense (4th ed.)”. Remember, any company […]
Now Starting at $2500 The Value Plan is our Affordable Business Appraisal designed to give you a quick and low-cost method to value an operating business. It is intended for shareholders buying in or out of a company and business owners who need a reliable, competent business valuation number. Features in the Value Plan: Quick-Finished Report […]
What is the best method to value your Florida business? For 10+ years Business Appraisal Florida has been helping Entrepreneurs with this critical question.
Here’s an interesting Minority Company Valuation project in which we considered several growth scenarios and eventually found a value that everyone was comfortable with. The Company hired a new CEO last year and will grant 5% of its common stock to the new CEO. The question is, what is the value of that 5%? Jonesco […]
Two Factors Driving More Business Appraisal Activity Appraise my business inquiries are ringing the phones of qualified appraisers. This comes as an encouraging sign that owners and their advisers are cautiously optimistic about increased business values in the future. In a recent survey of 252 U.S. Business Valuation experts, 70% of respondents predicted their number […]