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Archive for April, 2009

If you are valuing a business based on its income, a major part of the challenge is coming up with accurate discount and capitalization rates. These factors capture the company’s risk – and affect the accuracy of your business appraisal. You can determine the discount rate appropriate for your business by using the well-known Build-Up… Continue Reading


The number of business valuations involving private law practices has grown steadily in recent years. The two main types of situations calling for a law firm appraisal are these: Transactional such as the law practice sale, merger or spin-off. Legal controversy. The most common reason is divorce followed by partner disputes. Given the rising volume of law firm valuations you… Continue Reading


We put a lot of work into our business valuation products – so that you can stay ahead of the latest economic changes. If you need an accurate, defensible business appraisal, the latest release of ValuAdder 4.5 gives you the tools for the job: A set of business valuation methods based on all three approaches: Asset, Income, and Market. A streamlined… Continue Reading


Market-based business valuation techniques are often used to value professional architecture firms, classified under SIC code 8712 and NAICS 541330. Many business sales in this professional services industry are brokered by skilled business broker intermediaries. As a result, there are reliable business sale comparables data to value your architectural services company. While you have a number… Continue Reading