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Articles tagged: Valuation

Terms in Business Transactions

Why You Shouldn’t Always Rely On “Market” Terms in Business Transactions

In business transactions, a deal attorney may describe certain contract terms as “market.” What does this mean, and should you agree to them?

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Risk-reward trade-off in venture capital

Risk-Reward Trade-Off: What 3 Venture Capital Investment Opportunities Teach Us

Three venture capital investment opportunities prove that VC offers a wide range of risks alongside potential rewards.

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Cash is king

Cash is King: Prepare Your Balance Sheet for a Business Sale

Buyers look for signs of healthy cash flow. Find ways to clean up your earnings and expenses as you prepare your balance sheet.

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Basics of convertible debt offerings

The Basics of Convertible Debt Offerings Under Title III

Title III convertible debt offerings allow for not-yet-profitable startups to secure funding without valuation disagreements. But what about the investors?

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An Intermediary to Lead the Process: Investment Banker or Business Broker?

The road to selling a business is winding. The right intermediary will guide you down the right path. Do you need a business broker or an investment banker?

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How to Protect Your Assets Now to Cover Your Ass(ets) for Later

Whether you own real estate or antique jewelry, knowing how to protect your assets will help you avoid costly disasters and increase appreciation.

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5 Management Responsibilities that Aid the Sales Process

Maintaining an honest dialogue with members of all management team positions during the negotiations can help lead to a successful outcome.

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Determining Value – Choosing a Business Appraiser

Don’t Leave Valuation to Chance Valuation is the determination of the worth of an entity or item. According to Erin Hollis “A valuation can be as loose as a guess, to a ‘back of the envelope’ calculation, to a formal opinion rendered by a third-party professional business valuation expert”. Having the right valuation of your […]

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A woman sits with drink in a coconut, glad that her business has shed its owner dependence

Reaching Graduate Level: Eliminating Owner Dependence

All owners hope that their business can run efficiently while they are away. Eliminate owner dependence with strategies to build skilled management.

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private equity valuations

How Reliable Are Private Equity Valuations?

Public information can be scarce due to SEC reporting exemptions, making private equity valuations seem unreliable. Can upgraded guidelines fix it?

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