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 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’s value. The prospective five-year cash flow […]
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 checklist from our sister company, Bankers Advocate, for a smooth departure […]
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 […]
The cost of funds to buy a business is at a historically low, not seen since the 1950s. The amount of “dry powder” that private equity firms hold is at an all-time high. Now is a great time to get a Business Valuation done of your Florida company. Know the market price for a controlled […]
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 can show a profit and […]
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 business, and for business owners who need a reliable, competent number. Features in the Value Plan: Quick-Finished Report in 5-10 working days Low Cost-Starting […]
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 little 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 imports […]