|Determine the fair
market value of a business.
one who has ever purchased a new home knows that
an independent appraisal report had to be produced
to complete the sale. A business is many times more
complex. The key to having a viable valuation performed
on a business is to have it performed by an independent
Without a third party report, a business owner should
be prepared for heavy negotiations because the opinion
of value will be strictly based on the opinion of
the Seller and Buyer. Here is where EMPIRE
can assist you, as independently of making a professional
business valuation, we act as a mediator between
the personal interests of the Buyer and Seller.
is because we have an internationally proven methodology,
which we even corroborate with other valuation methods
in case it is necessary.
One of the main activities we do in order to list
a business is perform a professional valuation.
However, when the price of a business is equal to
or greater than $500,000 USD, a very detailed valuation
is normally required by Buyers. At EMPIRE Business
Brokers we have constantly produced more just
prices and smoother sales when a professional report
is presented as part of the business offering package
than similar businesses produced that did not have
the benefit of a comprehensive valuation report.
are some cases in which the Buyer of a business
doesn't trust the opinion of value prepared by the
same Broker that promotes the business, due to the
fact that he might think that he has a vested interest
in handling a high price in order to obtain a higher
commission. A Buyer will not have a whole lot of
credibility for the value of a business determined
by the business owner because of the same reason.
In cases like these, EMPIRE Business Brokers
uses the services of outside professionals in order
to obtain a viewpoint that is neutral and different
from the players involved in a business sale transaction.
At EMPIRE we have the resource of using the
services of outside valuation professionals with
whom we have worked together a methodology, in order
to perform this service in a reliable manner.
If you require a professional valuation service
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