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Blog - 2020 Archive - Page 3

April 22, 2020

BCC Financial Analyst Michelle Temeyer shares the impact of COVID-19 on business valuation for private companies.

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April 20, 2020

Every company and industry has unique characteristics for calculating and setting a working capital target, which is necessary in a business sale. Here we discuss developing a working capital target, its effect on purchase price, and common challenges.

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April 15, 2020

From the September/October 2017 issue of BCC Advisers Litigation & Valuation Report

When quantifying a discount for lack of marketability, common sense may override complex regression analysis. This article outlines a recent estate tax case in which the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals and the Tax Court agreed to value an LLC interest from the perspective of a hypothetical investor, rather than relying on a complex analysis of restricted stock data.

Estate of Koons v. Commissioner, 2017 U.S. App., No. 16-10646 and 16-10648, April 27, 2017

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April 8, 2020

From the BCC "Baton" - Volume 12, Issue 2

When structuring the terms of a business sale, there are several considerations related to how to handle the real estate. We discuss those considerations here.

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March 25, 2020

From the May/June 2018 issue of BCC Advisers Litigation & Valuation Report

When a business sells or “spins off” one of its business units, adjustments may be needed to reflect changes in the newly independent company’s relationship with its former parent. This article highlights three control-related issues that may require valuation adjustments: management, intellectual property and transfer pricing.

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March 24, 2020

BCC's M&A team shares how business owners can stand out from others when taking part in a competitive auction process to obtain a desired acquisition.

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March 19, 2020

From the March/April 2017 issue of BCC Advisers Litigation & Valuation Report

Valuations are often based on estimates of expected cash flow made by a company’s management. It’s important to evaluate whether expected cash flow seems reasonable and appropriate given the purpose of the valuation. This article explains how forecasts and projections differ — and why choosing the wrong type of prospective financial statement can have a big impact on value.

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February 20, 2020

From the November/December 2017 issue of BCC Advisers Litigation & Valuation Report

Intellectual property (IP) is often among a business’s most valuable assets. The value of IP typically comes into play when IP rights are infringed or when selling the asset or the entire business. In this article we provide an overview of how IP is valued under the relief from royalty method.

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February 6, 2020

From the January/February 2018 issue of BCC Advisers Litigation & Valuation Report

Business interruption insurance can provide much-needed cash flow when a hurricane, flood, fire or other disaster strikes. This article explains how an outside financial expert can help during the claims process, allowing the owner of the damaged business to focus on recovery efforts.

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January 9, 2020

From the March/April 2017 issue of BCC Advisers Litigation & Valuation Report

The terms “fair value” and “fair market value” are sometimes used interchangeably. To a business valuation professional, however, they have very different meanings. This article explains the IRS definition of fair market value and how it’s used as a starting point for determining fair value in shareholder disputes and divorce cases. A sidebar shows how the meaning of fair value differs in a financial reporting context.

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