Archive for February 2018

Guide to Understanding Business Valuation Reports – For Attorneys, Accountants and Business Owners

Introduction: Attorneys, accountants and business owners frequently retain business valuation specialists to value a business or an ownership interest in a business. The purpose of the valuation can be for any number of reasons such as equitable distribution in a divorce, buy-out of a partner interest, estate and gift tax planning, shareholder dispute, among other…

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Standards of Value in Business Valuations – Fair Market Value, Fair Value, Investment Value: What’s the Difference?

When attorneys and consultants encounter instances when their client needs a business valuation, most likely they hear the terms Fair Market Value, Fair Value and Investment Value bandied about interchangeably. But what do these terms actually mean? They do have different definitions and this article sheds some light on what they mean and their application.…

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