This issue of Capital Ideas, our quarterly newsletter dedicated to business selling, business buying and financial resources for mid-market companies.
How Do I Determine What My Business Is Worth?
By Jordan Nix, Managing Director, Toronto Office
There are several situations in which you’ll need a corporate valuation, such as when buying or selling a business, or if you have a shareholders agreement that requires a valuation.
There are two ways to determine the value of a business. The first is simply fair market value of assets less liabilities. “Fair market value” is subjective, but the math is straightforward.
The most common and more accurate method is discounted cash flow, which looks at the current value of the future earnings of the company. This complicated method requires forecasting factors such future earnings and inflation. To simplify matters, we instead use a multiple of earnings; more specifically, a multiple of normalized EBITDA... Read more
CFA had a Busy 1st Quarter
Here are a few of our Q1 completed transactions:
If you’re interested in making an international acquisition, let us know! We’ll be at an international conference in Hamburg, Germany in May with our partners. We would love to put you in front of our European partners.
Corporate Finance Associates (CFA) is a founding member of ICFG, the 14th largest mid-market M&A firm in the world with over 40 offices in North and South America, Europe, and Asia. Since 1956, CFA has completed more than 5,000 transactions. CFA is ranked among the top ten of mid-market investment banks in North America and top eight in Canada by Thomson Reuters.
CFA is actively seeking experienced M&A advisors with a track record of completed transactions and a passion for excellence to join their outstanding team. If you are interested, please send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For additional information contact:
Douglas Nix, CA | Vice Chairman
Corporate Finance Associates | Toronto West | 905-845-4340 x211 | email@example.com