Normalizing adjustments or addbacks are important for valuing a business because they reflect the true economic performance of the business and allow for a fair comparison with other businesses in the same industry. By removing the effects of non-recurring or discretionary transactions, the normalized EBITDA (Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation,… Read More »Adjusted Cash Flow Necessary to Reflect True Economic Performance
I feel incredibly fortunate to be involved with an extraordinary group of remarkable women! Today, we had the pleasure of hearing Ginger Clayton discuss her incredible path from being a single mother to becoming the entrepreneur and CEO of Elontec, as well as the founder of The Diaper Bank Central… Read More »WATT a Buzz!
One factor that affects the EBITDA (Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, and Amortization) or SDE (Sellers Discretionary Earnings) multiplier is the cost of capital, which is the minimum required rate of return for an investment. The cost of capital reflects the risk and opportunity cost of investing in a business,… Read More »Investment Risks and Returns Influence Business Valuation
The average EBITDA (Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, and Amortization) multiplier is a ratio that indicates how much a buyer is willing to pay for a business based on its EBITDA. It is calculated by dividing the enterprise value or purchase price of a business by its EBITDA. The average… Read More »Decoding the Average EBITDA Multiplier: Understanding Its Variability and Industry Differences
Wow! What a great WATT meeting today! Holly captivated us with her journey to aesthetic medicine and her dedication to opening her boutique, Med44, nestled at the intersection of 44th & Camelback. It’s proof that dreams can indeed become reality! Maryann updated us on the latest with FedNow, while Juliet… Read More »Valentine WATT Meeting
The different types of valuation methodologies can be classified into three broad categories: asset-based, income-based, and market-based. Each category has its own advantages and disadvantages, depending on the purpose and context of the valuation. Asset-based methods measure the net worth of the business, by deducting its debts from its assets.… Read More »Types of Business Valuation Methodologies
Business owners oftentimes want more money for their companies than buyers are willing to pay. Owners must realize that there are many factors that make a business sellable, but cash flow is still the most critical issue. They must understand the elements of cash flow and how it affects the price. It can be… Read More »Tip #063 Selling Price Must Be Justified & Competitive!
Removing Emotion from Business Valuation: Educating Yourself on Key Value Factors for an Objective Perspective
One way to take some of the emotion out of the valuation process is to educate yourself on the factors that influence the value of your business. By understanding the why and looking at your business as if you were going to acquire it, you can have a more objective… Read More »Removing Emotion from Business Valuation: Educating Yourself on Key Value Factors for an Objective Perspective
This morning at WATT, we were thrilled to host a packed event featuring Felicia Munion’s insightful presentation on Leadership & Team Building. Additionally, we were privileged to hear from Holly Mueller on her journey as a small business owner, eagerly anticipating her new location. Dorie Morales shared exciting details about… Read More »This Morning At WATT