Smaller Business Valuation - Trade Sale


Smaller Business Valuation - Trade Sale

Investigating the ways that smaller businesses ( £10 -£250m) can increase thier value at sale time by incorporating the value of intangibles

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Smaller companies - Treatment of scarce talent

Started by Mike Healy. Last reply by Mary Adams Jun 17, 2010. 2 Replies

How  much  value  would you attribute to scarce  talent/skill in an industry? I work  in the oil & gas  sector where talent is always scarce. Capturing and retaining such talent is always a …Continue

The act of managing intangibles increases awareness and the value of intangibles?

Started by Mike Healy. Last reply by Mike Healy Jun 17, 2010. 2 Replies

It is pretty clear that  most  smaller service  companies  will  have  more value in  intangibles than  tangibles. While  standard accounting  doesn't  accommodate intangibles very  well it  does…Continue

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Comment by Agustin Moreno Ruz on November 23, 2010 at 5:21pm
The intangible value not reflected in current accounting.
But the intangibles are not always positive, can also be negative and decrease the value of the company.
To find the sign of the intangible is to be registered internally.
Registration which must be continuous.
Comment by Len Ruggiero on July 29, 2010 at 3:11pm
I maintain there is a huge opportunity to help SMBs identify and value their intangibles to increase sale price. The challenge is to get investors and lenders to recognize that value and be willing to collateralize those intangible assets. I am familiar with some examples of banks that have done this.

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