Business Valuation Services

Understanding the value of your business can be a critical consideration in both business and personal financial planning. Unfortunately, owners who rely on gut instinct or DIY valuations may leave money on the table when they sell — or risk overpaying when they expand through acquisition. It’s certainly worth hiring a professional appraiser to value your company before taking any action.

You know your business, but do you know what it’s worth?

Business owners may need valuations for a variety of purposes as related to:

  • The purchase or sale of a business or certain assets
  • Merger and acquisition (M&A) analysis
  • Management planning and business analysis
  • Obtaining equity and debt funding
  • Structuring a buy/sell agreement
  • Business succession planning
  • Income tax planning and compliance
  • Estate and gift tax planning and compliance
  • Economic damages in litigation
  • Marital dissolution
  • Compliance (e.g., Sarbanes-Oxley, Healthcare FMV, etc.)
  • Mediation, arbitration, dispute resolution
  • Financial reporting:
    • Business Combinations/Purchase Price Allocations per ASC 805 (previously FAS 141) and IFRS3
    • Stock-Based Compensation per ASC 350 (previously FAS 123R) and IFRS2
    • Goodwill Impairment per ASC 350 (previously FAS 142)
    • Fair-Value Reporting per ASC 820 (previously FAS 157)
    • Impaired Loans per ASC 310 (previously FAS 114)

KraftCPAs business valuation team is highly regarded by the accounting and legal community for their depth of experience. Valuation services include appraisals of:

  • Businesses
  • Troubled/distressed companies
  • Equity interests
  • Stock options
  • Intellectual property (patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets)
  • Technology
  • Customer relationships
  • Contracts
  • Covenants-not-to-compete
  • Goodwill
  • Core deposits (for financial institutions)
  • Other intangible assets

In addition, our valuation specialists can provide Fairness Opinions for both public and private companies considering transactions that require third-party opinions.

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