Determining the value of a privately-held entity is no easy task. More so, when you are buying or selling a business, the process – and the reporting paperwork – can be overwhelming and confusing.
There are many factors to consider in the valuation process and implications of an improperly prepared valuation can not only make a financial impact, but also put you at risk for non-compliance with the IRS and reporting requirements.
To better understand the process, Daniel D. Golish, CPA/ABV, CVA, CFF, principal with the firm, and Sean R. Saari, CPA/ABV, CVA, MBA, partner, compiled this comprehensive e-book to help you understand valuation concepts that are important to consider in merger and acquisition transactions, including:
- Standards of Value: Strategic Value vs. Fair Market Value
- Normalizing Adjustments
- Buyer-Specific Synergies
- Deal Structure
- Stock Deal vs. Asset Deal
- Working Capital Considerations