Business Valuations – Our news picks (13 Jan 2021)

We bring you carefully selected business valuation articles published recently. In this edition you can expect to read more on why global stock markets have gone up in 2020, concern about US valuations and a 2021 global outlook on investments. Why have global stock markets gone up this year? Around the world,

2021-01-13T13:09:23+02:0013 January 2021|

Business Valuations – Our news picks (3 Dec 2020)

We bring you carefully selected business valuation articles published recently. In this edition you can expect to read more on an opinion that tech stocks are not overvalued, the impact of Covid-19 on valuations and how business value is driven by digital business models. Tech stocks are not over-valued – there is

2020-12-03T11:01:44+02:003 December 2020|

The impact of fixed assets on business valuations

Fixed assets and related cash flows are a substantial part of a business valuation. If they are not adequately recognised it will result in a flawed valuation. In this article, we discuss the treatment of fixed assets in a business valuation. Many companies have a capital expenditure budget or forecast, based on their capital program

2020-11-25T09:22:19+02:0025 November 2020|

Business Valuations – Our news picks (3 Nov 2020)

We bring you carefully selected business valuation articles published recently. In this edition, you can expect to read more on pricing Planet Earth's 'natural capital', a deeper analysis of Alibaba's valuation, Goodwill valuation impairments in a Covid-19 era and why higher business valuations for subscription businesses make sense. How To Price The

2020-11-03T10:59:18+02:003 November 2020|

Watch out for the overheads forecast trap

Valuers often fall into the trap of merely forecasting the overheads to grow at an inflationary rate while revenue is forecast to grow at a different rate. This oversimplification can lead to understated expenses due to there being other factors that could influence the way in which costs fluctuate. In this article, we investigate how

2020-10-27T15:01:33+02:0027 October 2020|

Business Valuations – Our news picks (20 Oct 2020)

We bring you carefully selected business valuation articles published recently. In this edition you can expect to read more on how innovation cycles drive cloud stocks valuation multiples, how Tesla can get to a $1 Trillion valuation, assessing resent stock market valuation with macro data and Alibaba’s valuation surpassing $800 Billion. Cloud

2020-10-20T11:12:05+02:0020 October 2020|

How a change in sales mix affects a business valuation

The optimisation of a company’s sales mix plays a significant role in driving up its value, especially if there are sustainable increased sales volume and profit margins while overheads can stay relatively fixed. The sales mix of a company means what a business sells and to whom those products and services are sold. These components

2020-10-15T12:19:30+02:0015 October 2020|

Business Valuations – Our news picks (8 Oct 2020)

We bring you carefully selected business valuation articles published recently. In this edition you can expect to read more on planning ahead to achieve valuation step-ups, African Rainbow Capital’s valuations, Airbnb's planned $30bn IPO valuation and Vumatel and DFA’s impressive valuation Plan Ahead To Achieve Valuation Step-Ups Most entrepreneurs think in the

2020-10-08T14:25:11+02:008 October 2020|

Drawing from the past to build a credible valuation

Valuation formulae for different valuation methods are fairly simple, but this also means that values can be engineered to achieve a desired outcome. Any valuation outcome, however, needs to be credible to be accepted by a willing buyer and a willing seller. Assumptions on which valuation calculations are based can be subjective, so care needs

2020-10-01T11:36:23+02:001 October 2020|

Business Valuations – Pick of the week (24 Sep 2020)

We bring you carefully selected business valuation articles published in the last week. In this edition you can expect to read more on earnouts bridging valuation gaps in Europe, why valuation corrections were inevitable and how private equity immunises super funds from valuation noise Earnouts Are Rising Across Europe, But Can They

2020-09-24T10:04:02+02:0024 September 2020|