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Archive for April, 2013

Under the accounting standards published by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) two deal with the way business goodwill is handled: SFAS 141 and SFAS 142. Business goodwill is put on the company’s books if management acquires another firm. Under the SFAS 141 and 142 goodwill is tested each year for impairment. This impairment occurs… Continue Reading


You may be aware that market comparisons are a common tool to value private businesses. Not surprisingly, this methodology gets a full coverage in ValuAdder business valuation software. In fact, the ValuAdder Market Comps tools use a combination of the industry-standard Comparative Transaction and Guideline Public Company methods under the market approach. This gives you… Continue Reading