Why Do a Valuation?
To prepare for
the sale or purchase of an established business enterprise.
To establish the
present day value of shares in a company.
For tax planning
purposes, particularly in relation to Capital Gains Tax Issues.
To establish a
measure of Capital Gain or Capital Losses to date.
To assist in the
negotiations with new incoming capital partner or partners.
raising for a planned expansion program where a lender may wish to know the
current market value for security purposes.
corporate or partnership dissolution.
To be well
informed and market ready.
Using Your Valuation as a Negotiating Tool.
prepared valuation with a soundly based methodology is generally the best
defence for dealing with all of the above reasons.
Your business may have value to you, but no real
value to the market when you decide to sell it!
The value of your business
must be able to be seen to be real (realisable) and transferable, real assets,
transferable goodwill, maintainable future earnings.