Why a Business Valuation is a Must



An owner's view of business valuation...

A potential buyer is apt to acquire a business if that business can demonstrate that is possesses valuable assets and that it can also generate substantial revenue and profit from those assets. A properly prepared business valuation can show these factors over and above what is shown on the business financial statements. Not only does this make selling a business easier, but it also increases the opportunity to sell it for its top market value.
Furthermore, in an increasing number of cases a business valuation is becoming mandatory for most investors. Lendors too, are becoming more demanding about knowing the present value of a business' future operations than they have ever been before. You may request a FREE COPY of the report titled Valuation Guidelines for Privately Held Companies below.



A business valuation is the first step toward a successful sale or financing. It shows...

The strengths of your business and how to increase them.
The weaknesses of your business and how to establish opportunity.
The fair market value of your business.
The growth and future earnings of your business based on a thorough examination of the market.



You will see your company like you may have never seen it before...

Through the eyes of a buyer or investor.

A valuation of your business can be conducted by the career professionals at Roland, Criss, & Co., Ltd. We represent market researchers, investment bankers and business analysts who specialize in valuing closely held businesses. Together, our top professionals "package" your business for the business buyer or financing market.


Nine reasons why periodic valuations are a must...

Minimize estate taxes.
Negotiate for sale or merger.
Spinoff part of my business.
Obtain financing.
Launch an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).
Buyout partners.
Reorganization.
Charitable stock gift.
Equitable settlement in a divorce.


Our business valuation approach uses eight techniques to maximize your company's value...

Delete owner related expenses.
Eliminate available, non-recurring costs.
Substitute non-owner management with owner's cost.
Identify undervalued assets and establish realistic values.
Increase inventory to current market values.
Eliminate non-productive assets.
Convert accelerated depreciation to straight-line depreciation.
Establish possible lease-back value on undervalued assets.


Recasting helps translate your company's current financials into a form that outsiders (buyers, lenders, and investors) will accept. It establishes a credible basis for future earnings. Outsiders will recognize that your company has been objectively valued and thoroughly measured for an equitable sale or financing in a transaction that is fair to all involved.



Our goal is precision.
The result is fairness.



Professional credentials make reviews, audits, and expert testimony more sustainable.

Our associates hold designations from pertinent professional societies such as the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (CPA), the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA), and the Institute of Business Appraisers (IBA).



Let us show you how a business valuation can be your next step toward satisfying the needs that face your company. Our initial consultation is free. Also, receive our free report on Valuation Guidelines for Privately Held Companies by clicking here for Your No Cost Copy.


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