November 6

Valuation Often Affects Succession Plans in Hard-to-See Ways

Reading Time: 2 minutes     Any business owner developing a succession plan should rightfully assume that regular business valuations are a must. When envisioning the valuation process, you’re likely to focus on its end result: a reasonable, defensible value estimate of your business as of a certain date. But lurking beneath this number is a variety of often.

February 27

What can a valuation expert do for your succession plan?

Reading Time: 2 minutes   Most business owners spend a lifetime building their business. And when it comes to succession, they face the difficult decision of whether to sell, dissolve or transfer the business to family members (or a nonfamily successor).   Many complicated issues are involved, including how to divvy up business interests, allocate value and tackle complex.

August 7

Due Diligence Reduces Acquisitions Errors

Reading Time: < 1 minute Unless you’re well-versed in performing a comprehensive financial analysis of a business, it doesn’t make sense to buy one without using a due diligence and valuation specialist. It doesn’t make sense to buy one without using a due diligence and valuation specialist. Here is what you need to know about due diligence reports.

October 11

Business Valuations – What you need to know

Reading Time: 2 minutes Have you done business valuations for your business? Do you what your business is worth right now? Practically speaking, it is worth what the highest bidder is willing to pay for it — no more or no less. Nevertheless, by taking all the relevant factors into account, you can position yourself for the best possible.

December 20

Goodwill in Maryland Marital Cases

Reading Time: 3 minutes Personal vs Enterprise Goodwill  Since the value of personal goodwill is generally not marital property in Maryland, it is important to understand the amount, if any, of personal goodwill included in the value of a professional practice or, in many cases, other types of businesses. I would suggest that there is an element of personal.