Business Value Does Not Equal Selling Price

A common myth is that selling price equals business value. As Warren Buffett has famously quoted, “Price is what you pay; value is what you get.” What Is Business Value? Value is fundamental. The theoretical or notional value is also called fair market value. It represents the highest amount a willing and able buyer will […]

What Valuation Approach Should You Use?

Before you decide to sell your business, you need to calculate an accurate purchase price for it. Business valuation refers to the general process of determining the economic value of a company in whole or in part. When you sell your company, you must first differentiate between the company’s value and its price. Price refers […]

Pros and Cons of the Market Approach for Business Valuation

The valuation of businesses presents a unique challenge for valuation advisors, appraisers, and entrepreneurs who need to find an answer to the question “What is the business worth?” No two businesses are the same, even those in the same industry. Each differs in business model, type, size, specialization, geographical expanse, competition, culture, values, and more. As no […]