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Valuation of a Tool Sharpening Business – Family Law Buy Out

Valuation of a Tool Sharpening Business – Family Law Buy Out
We were engaged, as Business Valuers, to assess the fair market value of a small Clipper Sharpening Business to be bought by the daughter of the business owners who were retiring. As the parents have a number of children, the daughter had to present a professional independent valuation of the business in order to arise at a figure to purchase that would be fair to the other siblings, hence our... more

Valuation of a Window Manufacturer – Taxation Purposes

Valuation of a Window Manufacturer – Taxation Purposes
We were engaged to value a Window Manufacturing business for taxation purposes to see if the business complied with the parameters for the small business tax concessions.  The client also had thought about selling shares of the company to his staff. This was an interesting Valuation as it was an excellent business in an industry in which there was little demand from buyers for such a... more

Cafe Valuation – Share Buy out

Cafe Valuation – Share Buy out
This Valuation took place in September 2010. We were engaged as Business Valuers to value a café in the inner city suburbs of Melbourne.  The purpose of the valuation was to facilitate a share buyout from one of the partners.  Each partner owned 50% shares of which one partner wanted to buy our client’s share.  Whilst normally we would act independently for both parties, this case was... more

Valuation of a Plumbing Business – Business Acquisition and Taxation Purposes

Valuation of a Plumbing Business – Business Acquisition and Taxation Purposes
We were engaged to Value a Plumbing Business as the owner wanted to ‘buy’ the business and run under another entity that he owned.  The owner needed to prove that he paid ‘fair market value’ for the business and thus it was our role to assess what this figure would be. Adding to the complexity of this job was that he (the owner) only wanted to transfer or buy part of the current... more

Business Valuation – Roofing Business – Business Sale

Business Valuation – Roofing Business – Business Sale
We were engaged as Business Valuers to assess the market worth of a Roofing business in Victoria.  The business started life as a small roofing contractor and has grown significantly over the past 15 years to become quite a large player in the industry with a turnover just shy of $30 million (at the time of engagement).  It’s product mix was 100% commercial roofing thus a very specialised... more

Business Valuation – Master Cleaning Franchise (Mediation)

Business Valuation – Master Cleaning Franchise (Mediation)
We were engage as a Business Valuers to assess a business being a master cleaning franchise for a mediation hearing.  The Franchisor was looking to buy back the regions from the Franchisee and our role was to arise at a fair market value to expedite the transaction.  The business was quite sizeable, covering six territories with over 1500 clients.  There was initial discussion was to whether... more

Hardware Store Business Valuation

Hardware Store Business Valuation
The engagement was to value a long established Hardware store in a regional town of Victoria.  The purpose of the engagement was to either facilitate a succession plan or a sale on the open market.  This example is an excellent case study as to why it is inappropriate in SME’s to value the goodwill separately to the going concern.  The Hardware store had been trading since 1978, financial... more

Valuation of a Subway Franchise

Valuation of a Subway Franchise
Desipte our firm selling over 50 Subway Franchise stores, there are still issues a Business Valuer must face to try and determine where the subject store fits in the whole spectum. Whilst very similar, no two Franchise stores are the same, different staff, different leases, different area etc etc. Adding to the complexity is the fact that this subject store was located in a regional town. I was... more

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