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Business Valuation

The process of determining how much a business is worth. Business valuation is highly subjective because it involves estimating the value of intangible assets like trade secrets and brand recognition. It also involves valuation of tangible assets like machinery and stockholder equity. A business valuation may be performed for a potential investor or buyer.
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com)-- Alliance Business Valuations, an established business valuations and appraisal service provider, reaffirms its commitment in providing a range of valuation services designed to meet the needs of small businesses.
Area of Specialization: Business Valuations for all industries Certifications/Credentials: All Website: www.
The new site also carries: the BIZCOMPS ($395) database of transactional information on "Main Street" businesses for the last ten years; FMV Restricted Stock Study ($499), a new tool for quantifying marketability discounts; and, Valuation Advisor's Lack of Marketability Discount Study ($399), a new empirical tool for determining the marketability discount in business valuations.
Business valuations are used for a variety of purposes.
The AICPA and the American Society of Appraisers (ASA) established an educational equivalency program for those of their members certified to perform business valuations.
com), an online compilation of business valuation court cases, conference presentations, articles, and federal and state laws and regulations relating to business valuations.
In addition, more and more tax litigation, contract litigation, and shareholder disputes require the measurement of damages based on business valuations.
Business Valuations also contains tables containing settlement information of interest to the legal professional.
Many traditional accountants view business valuations as an alternative source of revenue.
An excellent starting point is a discussion paper entitled, "Business Valuations Under California Corporations Code Section 2000" published in April 2000 by CalCPA's Business Valuation Section.
Fishman has co-authored several books, including Standards of Value: Theory and Application and the highly acclaimed Guide to Business Valuations (both with Shannon Pratt).
The Knowledgebase provides educational information about business valuations for the company's primary client segments, small businesses and middle market companies.

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