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Blog Posts in 2019

NOT ALL VALUATIONS ARE ALIKE

Why, you ask, aren't all valuations for the same business or asset alike? How can they differ s much? There are reasons for divergence of opinion. And they usually involve one valuator being an ...
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STOCK OPTIONS BACK-SOLVE METHOD

For startups and pre-revenue companies, the most accepted means to estimate business enterprise value is known as the back-solve method. This approach satisfies the IRS requirement for valuing common ...
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VALUATION EXPERTISE IN LITIGATION

Recently, the Fifth Circuit Court decision in Mansour v. Youtoo Media provided a clearer roadmap for compliance with the "reasonably certain" rule. Heretofore, many courts have rejected the ...
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PRIVATE EQUITY

Each Private Equity (PE) firm is unique in the following ways: How they construct and raise funds, manage that capital, and make investments, usually in going business concerns. Their criteria for ...
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Personal Goodwill

We have encountered more situations where clients who have sold a business or assets have claimed a portion of the purchase price as personal goodwill. The tax savings for the individual assigned the ...
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Internal Rate of Return - IRR

The internal rate of return (IRR) is a capital budgeting metric. IRR measures the profitability of potential investments. As used, the IRR makes the net present value of cash flows for a particular ...
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