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Business Valuation

 
 

A Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) Professional can give you the true and accepted value of your business. 

 

By attaining a CVA designation, our partners have met the rigorous standards of professionalism, expertise objectivity and integrity in the field of Business Valuation, Financial Consulting and Litigation, and related Consulting disciplines.

An inaccurate value determination, regardless of whether it is high or low, can lead to disastrous consequences. For instance, if the value is too high, estate taxes will be too high.  If the value is too low and you are trying to sell your business, savvy prospective buyers will recognize it and take advantage.  Or, if going through a dispute or divorce, you certainly want to know you are receiving an accurate value for your interest.

Determining your businesses value is a complex formula of calculations including an analysis of both tangible and intangible assets, company strengths, weaknesses, vulnerabilities, the competitive environment, overall expectations for the marketplace, future economic prospects for the industry and the economy in the region as a whole.

TWP will clearly share with you what is driving the value of your business,  and what is pulling it down.  This provides a benchmark to measure future growth. Planning can then begin to grow the value through operational planning and tracking KPI.

It is important for business owners to know the value of their business for a variety of reasons:

  • Guides succession planning

  • Making an appropriate exit strategy

  • Determining life insurance needs & business insurance coverage

  • Setting or updating the value in a buy-sell agreement

  • Protect against owner Disputes

  • Ensures maximum financial gain to client

  • Setting up incentive plans for management

  • Identify value drivers in business

  • If they owner dies or becomes incapacitated, having a current valuation would help family deal with the potential sale or dissolution of the business

  • Securing financing used for expansion