July 18, 2019

Why Business Owners Don’t Plan for Succession…And Why it’s Critical

Many business owners procrastinate in creating a formal succession plan. They have many reasons for not planning ahead. But to achieve the best outcome for yourself and […]
April 19, 2019

More to Business Valuation than Meets the Eye

Business valuation requires more than merely dropping numbers into a “black box” and waiting for the answer to be spit out. Using their professional judgment and specialized […]
February 8, 2019

How Elements of Control Affect the Valuation of a Business Interest

Control is important to investors.  And they usually will pay less for a business interest that lacks control over key decisions. As a result, the old adage […]
January 17, 2019

Discount for Lack of Marketability Requires Empirical Support

Business Appraisers calculate valuation adjustments by examining detailed evidence. Yet, the discount for lack of marketability remains an often-contested valuation adjustment. Here is an explanation of how appraisers dig […]