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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



ValuAdder engineering and marketing experts have teamed together to hit a major milestone right on schedule – the release of our latest business valuation software – ValuAdder V5.5. Completely reviewed, updated and current for 2011, ValuAdder V5.5 gives you a powerful, easy-to-use yet comprehensive business valuation system. The entire product has been fine-tuned to help… Continue Reading


To complement the support for the USPAP and AICPA SSVS No 1 standards, the ValuAdder team has added compliance with the International Valuation Standards (IVS) to our flagship business valuation and reporting solutions, ValuAdder 5 and Report Builder 3. IVS adoption as the national business valuation standard Adoption of the IVS as the national valuation… Continue Reading


Yet another key milestone for the ValuAdder team – the latest version of the Business Valuation Report Builder tool has been released. Comply with all major business appraisal standards Just in time for the upcoming publication of the International Valuation Standards in September 2010, Report Builder V3.0 incorporates a number of important changes aimed at… Continue Reading