UHY Advisors has a dedicated group of professionals committed to providing valuations to enterprises, business owners, and their advisors. The core of our experience is built upon the valuation of financial assets, both tangible and intangible
We serve a range of clients from publicly traded corporations to privately-held companies in numerous industries. Our clients and their advisors rely on our technical expertise, superior service, and access to the resources and industry expertise resident throughout UHY Advisors. Whether it is for purposes of financial reporting; tax planning and compliance; mergers and acquisitions; litigation; or corporate strategy, our core competency is relevant and often critical to the client's needs.
We have an uncompromising determination to continually surpass expectations. We take pride in providing well-supported analysis and giving advice on time and with exceedingly high standards. We take the time to understand our client's needs and remain flexible to tailor each project to satisfy the requirements of the situation.
There are times when putting a business up for sale is the best — or only — next step. All owners need to recognize the signs that they’ve reached this expiration date so they can properly prepare for a sale and start building the case for a reasonable sale price.
Under-performing companies present special valuation challenges. Financial distress adds an element of risk, which lowers value. So, compared with healthy companies, distressed businesses tend to have higher discount rates (under the income approach) and receive downward adjustments to pricing multiples (under the market approach), and sometimes don’t have past or projected earnings that contribute to the company’s value (under the cost approach). Or valuators might select guideline companies with similar financial performance or a proximate transaction date to avoid using deals that occurred during better economic times.
Both sellers and buyers must handle a torrent of details during an M&A deal closing, such as getting permissions from a host of parties and transferring various operating permits. If you’re in a transaction’s early stages, you might not realize how much paperwork and communication will be necessary to achieve an ownership transfer. The earlier that the parties prepare for this time-consuming task, the better.
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If you’ve ever obtained a business valuation for a client, you know that the final value usually includes several components — including tangible and intangible assets. The term “intangible assets” often triggers thoughts.
What every business owner should know about the business valuation process