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Another major milestone in our business valuation software development – we have just rolled out ValuAdder 11. Redesigned from the ground up ValuAdder gets a fresh new look in this version. Whether you do your business valuation on a Mac or PC, ValuAdder looks and feels the way you’d expect. Using both Mac and PC… Continue Reading


Business valuation software is always evolving. Both the capital markets and technology shifts demand this constant change. Take our ValuAdder for example – we publish regular updates to the valuation data, new technology that comes online, and, perhaps most importantly, data security updates. Software that is just a couple of years old may well be… Continue Reading




A business appraisal is a serious project. Making sure clients understand what to expect is something you would want to handle with care. Spelling out what happens each step of the way can save you some grief down the road. Consider just some possible situations that could lead to client disappointment. Let’s say you prepare… Continue Reading


Before setting out on a valuation of a retail pharmacy, consider these industry stats: Just in the US alone there are over 42,000 pharmacy businesses classified under SIC code 5912 and NAICS 44611. As an industry group these companies generate a total of $202B in annual revenues. The industry sector employs some 815,000 staff. The… Continue Reading


One of the key assumptions made for any business appraisal is the premise of value. Depending on the circumstances surrounding business valuation the results may differ greatly. By far the most common assumption for valuing a business is that it will continue operating in the foreseeable future as a going concern. However, there are situations… 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



Three cheers again for the ValuAdder engineering team for their outstanding work on the all new ValuAdder V7 product. Designed on top of the leading edge Scala and Java technology, ValuAdder V7 brings an important new valuation tool in 2012 – the employee stock option (ESO) valuation system. Hull-White binomial model for ESO valuation The… Continue Reading