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Archive for February, 2011

Biotechnology companies comprise an important and growing industry, classified under SIC code 2836 and engaged in the research, development and marketing of diverse products for the health and bio sciences industries. There are 1,280 such establishments in the US alone generating about $24.2B in annual sales and employing just under 30,000. An average firm makes… Continue Reading


You may come across this situation when valuing a private business: the company owns substantial real estate assets in addition to business operations. By convention, businesses are appraised as though the premises were rented rather than owned. If the company owns its premises and does not pay rent to the landowners, you need to factor… Continue Reading