Category: Business Valuation

Business Valuation

Berkowitz Pollack Brant Introduces COVID-19 Response Team, Helps Individuals and Businesses Respond to Challenges by Andrew Leonard, CPA

Posted on March 26, 2020 by Andrew Leonard

The spread of the coronavirus and the rapid pace at which taxpayers must make critical decisions and adapt to shifting policies and regulations will leave an indelible mark on individuals and businesses for generations to come. While change is expected, you do not have to face it alone. The tax, audit, business-consulting and business-valuation advisors […]

What is Representations and Warranties Insurance? by Daniel S. Hughes, CPA/CFF, CGMA, CVA; and Mike Kaczka, CPA/CFF, CFE

Posted on September 12, 2019 by Daniel Hughes

Representations and warranties insurance (RWI) is becoming an increasingly common and required tool to expedite M&A transactions, bridge gaps in deal negotiations and reduce buyers’ and sellers’ risks of financial losses after deals close. At the most basic level, representations are the assertions sellers make about their companies, those entities’ financial positions and past and […]

Reasonable Compensation and Its Effect on the Value of a Business by Scott Bouchner, CMA, CVA, CFE, CIRA, and Sharon F. Foote, ASA, CFE

Posted on June 20, 2017 by Scott Bouchner

Over the next two decades, millions of business owners will sell or transfer several trillion dollars’ worth of privately held business assets. Proper valuations of these entities using an asset approach, an income approach and/or a market approach will provide worthwhile information to both buyers and sellers. However, when using the income or market approaches […]

Understanding the Value in Business Valuations by Daniel Hughes, CPA/CFF, CGMA, CVA

Posted on June 09, 2016 by Daniel Hughes

There are many times during a business’s lifecycle when a valuation will be required to measure the entity’s realistic economic worth at the present time, historically or into the future. Examples can include situations involving litigation or a corporate dispute, a loan request, succession planning or a business purchase, sale or merger.  Additionally, because a […]

Choosing the Right Valuation Method Can Minimize Future Conflicts Related to Buy-Sell Agreements by Richard Pollack

Posted on May 01, 2014 by Richard Pollack

A transfer of business ownership typically follows a triggering event, such as the death, disability, termination or retirement of a shareholder. In each of these circumstances, disputes can arise from the conflicting goals of all involved parties. Resolving these tensions at the time of transfer can prove costly and time consuming and may even result […]