Valuing a Business

Whether you require an independent business valuation for retirement strategy, estate planning, succession planning, share transfer, legal dispute, restructuring, deceased estate, a business loan, or for other reasons, you can rely on the confidence Calder Associates provides in producing comprehensive business valuations that are Market realistic logical, substantiated and defendable.

In addition, our comprehensive business valuation report will provide an outline of the strengths and weaknesses of your business (SWOT Analysis). From this, we can also discuss options in your future planning to improve your business to maximise its value and implement an exit planning strategy, if required to meet your end GOAL.

Our valuations take into account the following principles

1. Accounting Standards

Our valuations are structured to be compliant with Australian accounting standards, adhering to Standard 225 of the Accounting, Professional and Ethical Standards Board (APES 225).

2. Future and Historical Focus

Our business valuations provide a future focus as well as a historic one.

3. Tailored  to your Requirements

Depending on your requirements, we can provide valuations ranging from an accurate Limited Scope Valuation for internal purposes, to a Full Scope Valuation, accepted by the Courts of Law

4. Logical. Substantiated. Defendable.

Our valuation reports are logical, comprehensive and easy to understand and are based on methodologies  that are accepted in the Courts of Law.images

5. Market Experience

Calder’s  team of leading, independent and qualified valuers have years of experience working with and on business transactions across a range of industries.

6. Comparable Data

We conduct our research from access to industry databases of actual business transactions, along with market data provided by the Australian Institute of Business Brokers (AIBB) and the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA)

7. Valuation Considerations

Our valuations take into account more than just your financial data, which is the approach of most accountants. We consider the many value factors that can influence the Fair Market Value of your business, including industry desirability, owner involvement, customer profile, marketability, economic conditions, competition, location and comparisons with sales of similar businesses