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Business Valuation

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Business Valuation

 Having a realistic, market value for your business is critical in helping you plan for the future, prepare for unforeseen events, and achieve financial and lifestyle goals for you and your family. But valuing a business accurately isn’t easy, and there’s no magic formula. Business valuations can change over time, sometimes drastically. Learn about the process of valuation and its importance in helping you maximize the true value of your business.

 

MRV Consulting provides independent valuations of businesses, fractional business interests, portfolio interests of startups, partnerships, closely-held businesses, joint ventures, and public companies.

 

We provide valuations of complex integrated businesses, tangible and intangible assets such as intellectual property, commercial real estate, machinery and equipment, and structured financing for both US and cross-border transactions.

 

Typical intangible assets valued include:       

 

  • Trade Names | Trademarks | Sales Marks

  • Licenses

  • Contracts and Agreements (Customer and Supply Contracts, Power Purchase Agreements, Non-Compete Agreements)

  • Leases – Land, Building, Equipment

  • Customers lists

  • Workforce

  • Goodwill 

  • Computer Technology Software (internally developed, externally purchased)

  • Patents, Trade Secrets, In-Process R&D, and other Proprietary Technology

 

ASC FASC Compliance Valuations

  • ASC 820 Fair Value Measurements and Disclosures

Alternatives Investments

Illiquid Assets

Complex Financial Structures

Purchase Price Allocations

  • ASC 805 Business Combinations   

  • ASC 350 Intangibles - Goodwill and Other

  • ASC 410 Asset Retirement and Environmental Obligations 

  • ASC 360 Property, Plant, and Equipment 

Impairment of Long-Lived Assets 

  • ASC 815 Derivatives and Hedging 

 

Business Interruption Valuations

 

 

Transaction Advisory Services

  • Valuation of Minority Interest and Shareholder Interest

  • Fairness and Solvency Opinions

  • Pre-Transaction Support 

  • Post-Transaction Support

  • Transaction Tax 

  • Investments and Divestments

  • Financing and Sale-Leasebacks 

Securities & Capital Stock Valuations

  • Estate and Gift Tax Valuation 

  • Marital Dissolution Valuation 

  • Restricted Stock Studies - Rule 144 Stock

  • Warrants and Stock Options - §409A, PIPE

  • Worthless Securities - §165

Bankruptcy & Restructuring Valuations

  • Fresh Start Accounting - AICPA SOP 90-7

  • Corporate Recapitalizations - §368

  • Debt Forgiveness - §108

  • Debt Instrument Valuations 

  • Net Operating Loss Carry Forwards - §382

It is common for a business owner to ask “Why do I need a business valuation?”  or say  "Why would I need to do a valuation of my business when I plan to pass it on to my kids?"  Well, how about these reasons? 

  1. Succession planning, Gift and Estate tax planning

  2. Expanding the business, Adding a new partner 

  3. Exit strategy planning, Retirement, Exit of partners or shareholders

  4. Fundraising, Raising equity capital

  5. Financing or Refinancing

  6. Considering an employee stock ownership plan, Option & stock incentive plans (IRC 409A)

  7. Opportunity to merge or sell  

  8. Disputes - Shareholder/Partnership disputes, Divorce proceedings, Marital disputes

  9. Liquidations and Bankruptcy proceedings

  10. Getting ready for unforeseen events, worst case scenarios, like natural disaster-related losses

Knowing the market value of your business is a crucial step for the future of your business, it helps with your strategic plans in achieving your goals. Whether you plan to pass the business on to family members, sell to an outside buyer, add a new partner, or sell to employees. Even if you are not planning to exit any time soon, knowing the value of your company today will allow you to take steps over the years to enhance and grow its value.

10 reasons why a business valuation is crucial

 

If you are a business owner or is responsible for running a company, we strongly suggest that you contact us to talk about your goals. Having a business valuation done really is a vital first step in any strategic planning for the future of your business. Let's talk >

CONTACT
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Scott McMahon, ASA MRICS SCGREA

Partner

Tel: +1 (732) 780-6000

SMcMahon@MRValuation.com

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