Business Broker Blog

This Business Broker Blog is to assist those wishing to buy a business, sell a business or have a business valued. Should you have any questions or queries not covered in this Business Broker Blog, please contact Lee Goldstein. Lee has over thirty years experience in Business Broking and is one of the most highly qualified Business Brokers in Australia.

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Business Valuation Process

The first step in the valuation process is to determine the reason the valuation report is for. Shareholder disputes and minority interest valuations may also vary from the common valuation process. Quite often a family law valuation will use a different valuation approach than a business being valued for sale.

 

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How to value a business

How to value a business

Business valuation is a complex process, and many factors come into the analysis of the true value of a business, or business interest, How to value a business involves comparing several different approaches and selecting the best method based on the analyst's knowledge and experience. Expert, specialist advice is needed.

 

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Selling your business

Selling Your Business

Selling your business can  sometimes be problematic. Business owners may have an unrealistic expectation of the time (and effort) needed to conclude a satisfactory business sale. There are a number of things that an owner can do to improve the process and ensure they receive the best price for their business. Amongst these are:

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Goodwill, what is it?

Goodwill. What is it?

Goodwill, and here we are talking business goodwill, is a long-term (or noncurrent) asset categorized as an intangible asset. My personal choice for a definition of Goodwill is from the Australian Accounting Standardsand is:

The future benefits from an unidentifiable intangible

There are many factors that lead to goodwill, including but not limited to:

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Selling your company

Selling Your Company

There are multiple avenues available when selling your company and several different types of buyers. The two basic types of buyers are strategic and financial.

Strategic buyers are companies who tend to be in your industry or would like to be, and wish to grow their business either strategically, structurally and/or geographically.

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How much is my Business worth?

Once you have made the momentous decision to sell your business, the next logical question is,  how much can I get for my business? This is important for a couple of reasons. One is that you want to be confident that the proceeds from the sale of the business will be enough to support you in retirement, or fund a new venture

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What are addbacks?

Definition:

Adjustment of net income through addition or deduction of items not affecting working capital; an item thus added or deducted.

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