Q & A: The Ins and Outs of Periodic Valuations

Many business owners only think about the value of their company on an incident basis, i.e., when they are weighing a major transaction such as a sale, considering estate planning, installing management incentives, or going through a corporate breakup or...

Why Would Anyone Sell Their Business for Book Value?

After spending many years building a company that has provided a comfortable living, the owner expects to be able to sell it for top dollar. As we have written previously, however, company valuations are dynamic, are often out of the owner’s control, and are based on...