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Business Valuation

One of the most important parts of the business buying and selling process, the valuation of a small business needs to be carried out carefully and correctly, taking into account a variety of different facets of the business, from tangible aspects like turnover, to making sense of intangible parts of the business, like the goodwill in a business.

This hub supplies articles aimed at buyers and sellers who have different specific needs in the valuation process. Sellers should avoid the common mistakes that owners make when trying to obtain the true financial value of their business, from problems when determining the real asset value to ensuring that the correct multiplier is used.

For all parties, one of the most important processes explained here is how to value a business, looking in detail at all of the steps that must be taken to get a fair result. It’s also important for buyers to take an interest in business valuation and this section highlights what they need to look out of when presented with a valuation figure from a seller.

There is also expert discussion on why getting an independent valuation is worthwhile and an in-depth analysis into price negotiation – this business valuation hub has all the information buyers and sellers need.

Common Mistakes in Business Valuation
Common Mistakes in Business Valuation
Everybody makes mistakes. Here are some to try and avoid when it comes to business valuation
How to value a business
How to value a business
Companies are not comprised solely of hard assets like buildings and products, intangible factors such as intellectual property, brand status or business reputation should be factored into the equation.
Independent valuation and price negotiation
Independent valuation and price negotiation
Although it is not a mandatory requirement, few people would buy a piece of real estate without undertaking a few sensible precautions.
Sell a business: maximizing your business value
Sell a business: maximizing your business value
The state of the economy is putting great pressure on the management of businesses, thereby leaving little time for planning for the future.
Sell a business: valuation, overvaluation and the sales process
Sell a business: valuation, overvaluation and the sales process
California-based broker Andrew Rogerson on the causes of overvaluation and other reasons for deals breaking down.
Small-business for sale: why business valuation is more art than science
Small-business for sale: why business valuation is more art than science
No two businesses are alike, says business broker Ken Ducey, which makes valuation tricky.
Value: An Explanation
Value: An Explanation
Many courts and the Internal Revenue Service have defined fair market value as...
Valuing a Business: The Buyer's Perspective
Valuing a Business: The Buyer's Perspective
Often times, public company data is used when attempting to value a privately-held firm
Valuing Your Business
Valuing Your Business
What is the value of your business?
What Is a Company Worth?
What Is a Company Worth?
This question can only be answered by addressing other related questions, specifically: Who’s asking and for what

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