Category Archives: Valuation & Litigation Services

3 Strategies to Maximize the Value of Your Privately Held Company (Part 1 of 3)

Posted on Friday, March 31, 2017 by

Do you have a direct ownership interest in a privately held company? Or did your company grant you stock options, stock appreciation rights, or another kind of stock-based compensation? If so, do you know what your business interest is worth?

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How to Prevent Theft of Cash from Smaller Nonprofit Organizations

Posted on Thursday, March 30, 2017 by

It’s no secret that many fraudsters steal cash from smaller nonprofit organizations because cash is more difficult to trace than stealing through any of the disbursement schemes. So what can you do to help prevent this?

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Smaller Nonprofit Organizations are Prime Fraud Targets

Posted on Monday, March 20, 2017 by

Many of us volunteer our time on behalf of a charitable organization. However, nonprofit organizations can easily fall prey to fraud due to the lack of internal controls and financial oversight.

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The Case of the Missing Post-Acquisition Income

Posted on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 by

One of my favorite games as a kid was the murder-mystery classic Clue.  Do you remember trying to deduce the culprit, the murder weapon and the room in which the attack took place? “I think it was Colonel Mustard in the kitchen with the candlestick.” “I think it was Mrs. Peacock in the hall with […]

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An Explanation of Income Approach to Valuation – Capitalization of Cash Flow Method

Posted on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 by

The Capitalization of Cash Flow Method is most often used when a company is expected to have a relatively stable level of margins and growth in the future – it effectively takes a single benefit stream and assumes that it grows at a steady rate into perpetuity.

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The Income Approach to Valuation – Discounted Cash Flow Method

Posted on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 by

There are two income-based approaches that are primarily used when valuing a business, the Capitalization of Cash Flow Method and the Discounted Cash Flow Method. These methods are used to value a company based on the amount of income the company is expected to generate in the future.

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Improving Accounts Receivable Collections (Part 6 of 6): You Probably Have an A/R Collections Problem and You Don’t Even Know

Posted on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 by

Cash flow is the lifeblood of every business and slow paying customers can seriously affect it. There are four fundamental best practices that every business should implement to expedite collections of past due accounts receivable.

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High-Profile Income Tax Scams for 2017

Posted on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 by

Don’t get hooked! Here are three of the most prevalent and damaging tax scams for 2017—and how you can avoid falling victim to them.

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An Explanation of the Asset Approach to Valuation

Posted on Saturday, February 18, 2017 by

This balance sheet-focused method is used to value a company based on the difference between the fair market value of its assets and liabilities.

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An Explanation of Discounts for Lack of Control and Marketability

Posted on Saturday, February 18, 2017 by

Before a final conclusion of value can be rendered, the nature of the ownership interest being valued must be considered. The value of an ownership interest is influenced by many of its characteristics, including marketability and control, which can have a meaningful impact on the concluded value of an ownership interest.

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