The typical business valuation will give you the “financial value” of a business.  This is what it is worth to a buyer who will operate it as a standalone business.  Our M&A Process is designed to get you more than this amount by selling your business to a strategic buyer.  A strategic buyer is one that has attributes that make your business more valuable to them.  We can give you an estimate of what this “strategic value” may be.

There is a value to knowing the financial value of your business.  This tells you the minimum price that you should expect to get in a sale.  We can provide this valuation report or have one prepared by a third-party accredited appraiser.  Whichever you prefer, contact us today to start the process.

We can give you an estimate of what your business would sell for to a strategic buyer.  We work to sell your business for more than the financial value to a strategic buyer.  What the business is worth to a strategic buyer depends on the buyer so value varies depending on the buyer.  We use data from historical sales and calculating the value to a typical strategic buyer to give you an estimate of what your business would sell for to a strategic buyer.

Although you can receive estimates of the sale price — whether it is the financial value or the strategic value — it is the market that determines the selling price.  An estimate is just that — an estimate.  There are many factors that go into what buyers are willing to pay and a valuation may not factor in all of them.