3 Tips For Your Value Creation Journey

Have you begun your value creation journey? Value is the backbone of a business. Without it, your unique offerings may be just another commodity in the market and the eyes of customers and investors. Not only must a business create value for its customers but also its stakeholders, employees, suppliers, and investors. Value creation converts […]

Where Should You Start Your Value Creation?

Value creation is fundamental to every business, be it a company looking to grow or the one going to market. An ongoing business needs to create value for its customers, employees, suppliers, investors, stakeholders, and community. And if you are a business owner looking to sell your company, then you need to create transferable value. […]

Tying Value to Your Annual Plans

A company must create value, be it an ongoing business or one ready to sell. An ongoing business focuses on enhancing value for its customers, employees, suppliers, and investors; a company being prepared to be sold must increase its value for prospective buyers. The current market value (CMV) is rarely sufficient to allow you, the […]

So Your Valuation Isn’t What You Expected

Business valuation is the process that determines the economic value of a business unit or a company. Business owners get business valuations for many reasons, such as tax planning, estate planning, exit/entry of a partner, sale value, etc. A professional business valuation is admissible in a court of law to provide proof of the company’s […]

Calculating CMV Using the Market Approach

Savvy business owners seek guidance from valuation experts to determine their company’s current market value (CMV). One might need to know the CMV for various reasons: taxation, establishing partner ownership, divorce proceedings, estate planning, litigation, determining the asking price of the company, etc. Business valuation professionals often rely on the three primary business valuation approaches […]

What Exactly Does a Business Valuation Imply About My Company?

Company owners who have no intention to transition their companies to new management any time soon often ask why they need a business valuation. Business valuation provides the baseline value of a company, the starting point from which you, as a business owner, may build a company with transferable value. Transferable value is what your […]

When Should You Start Value Creation?

Successful businesses create value for their owners, customers, suppliers, and employees. A company that does not create value ceases to exist. The value keeps a business running. The value creation journey begins with the commencement of your business. However, you can reap even greater benefits if you work intentionally to create value. What Is Value […]

Building a Business Is About Building Value

Starting with the end in mind is the best practice when founding a business. As you go about day-to-day planning and the overall building of your business, consider its value proposition, an estimation of the health and well-being of your business, and the factors directly or indirectly impacting your business value. Elements of Business Value […]

How to Determine Your Company’s True Value

Business owners often rely on their gut estimates when calculating the value of their companies. Their attachment to the business usually makes them overestimate that value. A value with no basis in complex data cannot form the basis for a long-term strategic business plan or an exit plan. Hire expert business valuation advisors to calculate […]

Common Mistakes Business Owners Make During Ownership Transitions

For many businesses, the transition to new ownership is inevitable. However, most business owners fail to think about it until it’s too late. Even if the transition is 10 to 15 years down the line, it requires planning and preparation for smooth execution. Ownership transition types range from passing control to successors to selling your […]