A Business Appraisal is an in-depth analysis of a business. This includes the tangible and intangible assets of a business.

Business Appraisals are needed for:

            • Buy / Sell Agreements
            • Financing
            • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
            • Estate Planning
            • Insurance
            • Divorce
            • Mergers / Acquisitions / Liquidations
            • Bankruptcy

An opinion of value for a business is based upon the capitalization of the income produced by the business at a rate of return supported by the quality and quantity of income produced by the business and the investment demands of the market arena supporting the business.

Some of the factors considered include:

            • Quality and quantity of income stream
            • Labor / management
            • Methods of operation
            • Insurance coverages
            • Lease provisions
            • Worksite
            • Prospective sites
            • Tangible assets
            • Strength of customer base
            • Growth and expansion potential