Wishing You a Happy Holiday Season

December 22, 2015

From all of us at Smythe, we're wishing you a happy holiday season!   ...

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An Overview of Valuation Discounts

December 17, 2015

When determining the fair market value (“FMV”) of a business interest, valuators often consider if any valuation discounts exist and if ...

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The Difference Between Fair Value and Fair Market Value

December 10, 2015

Fair value (“FV”) and fair market value (“FMV”) are important terms often used in our business valuations and advisory practice. Alt...

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Who are Special Interest Purchasers?

November 26, 2015

We have observed, in some instances, businesses being purchased at a premium price. In these cases, we generally consider the premiums are b...

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The Market Approach in Business Valuations

November 19, 2015

Multiples are often used if a business is being valued through a market-based or a “rule of thumb” approach. Multiples are commonly expr...

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What are Normalization Adjustments in a Business Valuation?

November 12, 2015

When we are valuing a company and are presented with financial statements, typically we ask the owner questions regarding their business ope...

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Why Fair Market Value and Price Aren’t Always the Same

November 5, 2015

When we perform a valuation of a business, in essence we are determining the fair market value (“FMV”). Under valuation terms, FMV is de...

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Is Debt Cheaper than Equity?

October 29, 2015

In our previous blog, we compared advantages and disadvantages of debt and equity financing. Today, we’re analyzing why (and if) debt is c...

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Is Debt or Equity Financing Right for You?

October 22, 2015

You may often hear that “debt is cheaper than equity”. Although there are advantages and disadvantages to each, business owners should c...

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Small Enterprise Employee Buy-Outs

October 15, 2015

This blog takes a brief look at an alternative way to divest from one’s business. Let's start by generalizing a little about how the marke...

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Wishing You a Happy Holiday Season

December 22, 2015

From all of us at Smythe, we're wishing you a happy holiday season!   ...

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An Overview of Valuation Discounts

December 17, 2015

When determining the fair market value (“FMV”) of a business interest, valuators often consider if any valuation discounts exist and if ...

read more

The Difference Between Fair Value and Fair Market Value

December 10, 2015

Fair value (“FV”) and fair market value (“FMV”) are important terms often used in our business valuations and advisory practice. Alt...

read more

Who are Special Interest Purchasers?

November 26, 2015

We have observed, in some instances, businesses being purchased at a premium price. In these cases, we generally consider the premiums are b...

read more

The Market Approach in Business Valuations

November 19, 2015

Multiples are often used if a business is being valued through a market-based or a “rule of thumb” approach. Multiples are commonly expr...

read more

What are Normalization Adjustments in a Business Valuation?

November 12, 2015

When we are valuing a company and are presented with financial statements, typically we ask the owner questions regarding their business ope...

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Why Fair Market Value and Price Aren’t Always the Same

November 5, 2015

When we perform a valuation of a business, in essence we are determining the fair market value (“FMV”). Under valuation terms, FMV is de...

read more

Is Debt Cheaper than Equity?

October 29, 2015

In our previous blog, we compared advantages and disadvantages of debt and equity financing. Today, we’re analyzing why (and if) debt is c...

read more

Is Debt or Equity Financing Right for You?

October 22, 2015

You may often hear that “debt is cheaper than equity”. Although there are advantages and disadvantages to each, business owners should c...

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Small Enterprise Employee Buy-Outs

October 15, 2015

This blog takes a brief look at an alternative way to divest from one’s business. Let's start by generalizing a little about how the marke...

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Wishing You a Happy Holiday Season

December 22, 2015

From all of us at Smythe, we're wishing you a happy holiday season!   ...

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An Overview of Valuation Discounts

December 17, 2015

When determining the fair market value (“FMV”) of a business interest, valuators often consider if any valuation discounts exist and if ...

read more

The Difference Between Fair Value and Fair Market Value

December 10, 2015

Fair value (“FV”) and fair market value (“FMV”) are important terms often used in our business valuations and advisory practice. Alt...

read more

Who are Special Interest Purchasers?

November 26, 2015

We have observed, in some instances, businesses being purchased at a premium price. In these cases, we generally consider the premiums are b...

read more

The Market Approach in Business Valuations

November 19, 2015

Multiples are often used if a business is being valued through a market-based or a “rule of thumb” approach. Multiples are commonly expr...

read more

What are Normalization Adjustments in a Business Valuation?

November 12, 2015

When we are valuing a company and are presented with financial statements, typically we ask the owner questions regarding their business ope...

read more

Why Fair Market Value and Price Aren’t Always the Same

November 5, 2015

When we perform a valuation of a business, in essence we are determining the fair market value (“FMV”). Under valuation terms, FMV is de...

read more

Is Debt Cheaper than Equity?

October 29, 2015

In our previous blog, we compared advantages and disadvantages of debt and equity financing. Today, we’re analyzing why (and if) debt is c...

read more

Is Debt or Equity Financing Right for You?

October 22, 2015

You may often hear that “debt is cheaper than equity”. Although there are advantages and disadvantages to each, business owners should c...

read more

Small Enterprise Employee Buy-Outs

October 15, 2015

This blog takes a brief look at an alternative way to divest from one’s business. Let's start by generalizing a little about how the marke...

read more
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Wishing You a Happy Holiday Season

December 22, 2015

From all of us at Smythe, we're wishing you a happy holiday season!   ...

read more

An Overview of Valuation Discounts

December 17, 2015

When determining the fair market value (“FMV”) of a business interest, valuators often consider if any valuation discounts exist and if ...

read more

The Difference Between Fair Value and Fair Market Value

December 10, 2015

Fair value (“FV”) and fair market value (“FMV”) are important terms often used in our business valuations and advisory practice. Alt...

read more

Who are Special Interest Purchasers?

November 26, 2015

We have observed, in some instances, businesses being purchased at a premium price. In these cases, we generally consider the premiums are b...

read more

The Market Approach in Business Valuations

November 19, 2015

Multiples are often used if a business is being valued through a market-based or a “rule of thumb” approach. Multiples are commonly expr...

read more

What are Normalization Adjustments in a Business Valuation?

November 12, 2015

When we are valuing a company and are presented with financial statements, typically we ask the owner questions regarding their business ope...

read more

Why Fair Market Value and Price Aren’t Always the Same

November 5, 2015

When we perform a valuation of a business, in essence we are determining the fair market value (“FMV”). Under valuation terms, FMV is de...

read more

Is Debt Cheaper than Equity?

October 29, 2015

In our previous blog, we compared advantages and disadvantages of debt and equity financing. Today, we’re analyzing why (and if) debt is c...

read more

Is Debt or Equity Financing Right for You?

October 22, 2015

You may often hear that “debt is cheaper than equity”. Although there are advantages and disadvantages to each, business owners should c...

read more

Small Enterprise Employee Buy-Outs

October 15, 2015

This blog takes a brief look at an alternative way to divest from one’s business. Let's start by generalizing a little about how the marke...

read more
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Wishing You a Happy Holiday Season

December 22, 2015

From all of us at Smythe, we're wishing you a happy holiday season!   ...

read more

An Overview of Valuation Discounts

December 17, 2015

When determining the fair market value (“FMV”) of a business interest, valuators often consider if any valuation discounts exist and if ...

read more

The Difference Between Fair Value and Fair Market Value

December 10, 2015

Fair value (“FV”) and fair market value (“FMV”) are important terms often used in our business valuations and advisory practice. Alt...

read more

Who are Special Interest Purchasers?

November 26, 2015

We have observed, in some instances, businesses being purchased at a premium price. In these cases, we generally consider the premiums are b...

read more

The Market Approach in Business Valuations

November 19, 2015

Multiples are often used if a business is being valued through a market-based or a “rule of thumb” approach. Multiples are commonly expr...

read more

What are Normalization Adjustments in a Business Valuation?

November 12, 2015

When we are valuing a company and are presented with financial statements, typically we ask the owner questions regarding their business ope...

read more

Why Fair Market Value and Price Aren’t Always the Same

November 5, 2015

When we perform a valuation of a business, in essence we are determining the fair market value (“FMV”). Under valuation terms, FMV is de...

read more

Is Debt Cheaper than Equity?

October 29, 2015

In our previous blog, we compared advantages and disadvantages of debt and equity financing. Today, we’re analyzing why (and if) debt is c...

read more

Is Debt or Equity Financing Right for You?

October 22, 2015

You may often hear that “debt is cheaper than equity”. Although there are advantages and disadvantages to each, business owners should c...

read more

Small Enterprise Employee Buy-Outs

October 15, 2015

This blog takes a brief look at an alternative way to divest from one’s business. Let's start by generalizing a little about how the marke...

read more
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Wishing You a Happy Holiday Season

December 22, 2015

From all of us at Smythe, we're wishing you a happy holiday season!   ...

read more

An Overview of Valuation Discounts

December 17, 2015

When determining the fair market value (“FMV”) of a business interest, valuators often consider if any valuation discounts exist and if ...

read more

The Difference Between Fair Value and Fair Market Value

December 10, 2015

Fair value (“FV”) and fair market value (“FMV”) are important terms often used in our business valuations and advisory practice. Alt...

read more

Who are Special Interest Purchasers?

November 26, 2015

We have observed, in some instances, businesses being purchased at a premium price. In these cases, we generally consider the premiums are b...

read more

The Market Approach in Business Valuations

November 19, 2015

Multiples are often used if a business is being valued through a market-based or a “rule of thumb” approach. Multiples are commonly expr...

read more

What are Normalization Adjustments in a Business Valuation?

November 12, 2015

When we are valuing a company and are presented with financial statements, typically we ask the owner questions regarding their business ope...

read more

Why Fair Market Value and Price Aren’t Always the Same

November 5, 2015

When we perform a valuation of a business, in essence we are determining the fair market value (“FMV”). Under valuation terms, FMV is de...

read more

Is Debt Cheaper than Equity?

October 29, 2015

In our previous blog, we compared advantages and disadvantages of debt and equity financing. Today, we’re analyzing why (and if) debt is c...

read more

Is Debt or Equity Financing Right for You?

October 22, 2015

You may often hear that “debt is cheaper than equity”. Although there are advantages and disadvantages to each, business owners should c...

read more

Small Enterprise Employee Buy-Outs

October 15, 2015

This blog takes a brief look at an alternative way to divest from one’s business. Let's start by generalizing a little about how the marke...

read more
« Previous

Wishing You a Happy Holiday Season

December 22, 2015

From all of us at Smythe, we're wishing you a happy holiday season!   ...

read more

An Overview of Valuation Discounts

December 17, 2015

When determining the fair market value (“FMV”) of a business interest, valuators often consider if any valuation discounts exist and if ...

read more

The Difference Between Fair Value and Fair Market Value

December 10, 2015

Fair value (“FV”) and fair market value (“FMV”) are important terms often used in our business valuations and advisory practice. Alt...

read more

Who are Special Interest Purchasers?

November 26, 2015

We have observed, in some instances, businesses being purchased at a premium price. In these cases, we generally consider the premiums are b...

read more

The Market Approach in Business Valuations

November 19, 2015

Multiples are often used if a business is being valued through a market-based or a “rule of thumb” approach. Multiples are commonly expr...

read more

What are Normalization Adjustments in a Business Valuation?

November 12, 2015

When we are valuing a company and are presented with financial statements, typically we ask the owner questions regarding their business ope...

read more

Why Fair Market Value and Price Aren’t Always the Same

November 5, 2015

When we perform a valuation of a business, in essence we are determining the fair market value (“FMV”). Under valuation terms, FMV is de...

read more

Is Debt Cheaper than Equity?

October 29, 2015

In our previous blog, we compared advantages and disadvantages of debt and equity financing. Today, we’re analyzing why (and if) debt is c...

read more

Is Debt or Equity Financing Right for You?

October 22, 2015

You may often hear that “debt is cheaper than equity”. Although there are advantages and disadvantages to each, business owners should c...

read more

Small Enterprise Employee Buy-Outs

October 15, 2015

This blog takes a brief look at an alternative way to divest from one’s business. Let's start by generalizing a little about how the marke...

read more
« Previous

Wishing You a Happy Holiday Season

December 22, 2015

From all of us at Smythe, we're wishing you a happy holiday season!   ...

read more

An Overview of Valuation Discounts

December 17, 2015

When determining the fair market value (“FMV”) of a business interest, valuators often consider if any valuation discounts exist and if ...

read more

The Difference Between Fair Value and Fair Market Value

December 10, 2015

Fair value (“FV”) and fair market value (“FMV”) are important terms often used in our business valuations and advisory practice. Alt...

read more

Who are Special Interest Purchasers?

November 26, 2015

We have observed, in some instances, businesses being purchased at a premium price. In these cases, we generally consider the premiums are b...

read more

The Market Approach in Business Valuations

November 19, 2015

Multiples are often used if a business is being valued through a market-based or a “rule of thumb” approach. Multiples are commonly expr...

read more

What are Normalization Adjustments in a Business Valuation?

November 12, 2015

When we are valuing a company and are presented with financial statements, typically we ask the owner questions regarding their business ope...

read more

Why Fair Market Value and Price Aren’t Always the Same

November 5, 2015

When we perform a valuation of a business, in essence we are determining the fair market value (“FMV”). Under valuation terms, FMV is de...

read more

Is Debt Cheaper than Equity?

October 29, 2015

In our previous blog, we compared advantages and disadvantages of debt and equity financing. Today, we’re analyzing why (and if) debt is c...

read more

Is Debt or Equity Financing Right for You?

October 22, 2015

You may often hear that “debt is cheaper than equity”. Although there are advantages and disadvantages to each, business owners should c...

read more

Small Enterprise Employee Buy-Outs

October 15, 2015

This blog takes a brief look at an alternative way to divest from one’s business. Let's start by generalizing a little about how the marke...

read more
« Previous

Wishing You a Happy Holiday Season

December 22, 2015

From all of us at Smythe, we're wishing you a happy holiday season!   ...

read more

An Overview of Valuation Discounts

December 17, 2015

When determining the fair market value (“FMV”) of a business interest, valuators often consider if any valuation discounts exist and if ...

read more

The Difference Between Fair Value and Fair Market Value

December 10, 2015

Fair value (“FV”) and fair market value (“FMV”) are important terms often used in our business valuations and advisory practice. Alt...

read more

Who are Special Interest Purchasers?

November 26, 2015

We have observed, in some instances, businesses being purchased at a premium price. In these cases, we generally consider the premiums are b...

read more

The Market Approach in Business Valuations

November 19, 2015

Multiples are often used if a business is being valued through a market-based or a “rule of thumb” approach. Multiples are commonly expr...

read more

What are Normalization Adjustments in a Business Valuation?

November 12, 2015

When we are valuing a company and are presented with financial statements, typically we ask the owner questions regarding their business ope...

read more

Why Fair Market Value and Price Aren’t Always the Same

November 5, 2015

When we perform a valuation of a business, in essence we are determining the fair market value (“FMV”). Under valuation terms, FMV is de...

read more

Is Debt Cheaper than Equity?

October 29, 2015

In our previous blog, we compared advantages and disadvantages of debt and equity financing. Today, we’re analyzing why (and if) debt is c...

read more

Is Debt or Equity Financing Right for You?

October 22, 2015

You may often hear that “debt is cheaper than equity”. Although there are advantages and disadvantages to each, business owners should c...

read more

Small Enterprise Employee Buy-Outs

October 15, 2015

This blog takes a brief look at an alternative way to divest from one’s business. Let's start by generalizing a little about how the marke...

read more
« Previous

Wishing You a Happy Holiday Season

December 22, 2015

From all of us at Smythe, we're wishing you a happy holiday season!   ...

read more

An Overview of Valuation Discounts

December 17, 2015

When determining the fair market value (“FMV”) of a business interest, valuators often consider if any valuation discounts exist and if ...

read more

The Difference Between Fair Value and Fair Market Value

December 10, 2015

Fair value (“FV”) and fair market value (“FMV”) are important terms often used in our business valuations and advisory practice. Alt...

read more

Who are Special Interest Purchasers?

November 26, 2015

We have observed, in some instances, businesses being purchased at a premium price. In these cases, we generally consider the premiums are b...

read more

The Market Approach in Business Valuations

November 19, 2015

Multiples are often used if a business is being valued through a market-based or a “rule of thumb” approach. Multiples are commonly expr...

read more

What are Normalization Adjustments in a Business Valuation?

November 12, 2015

When we are valuing a company and are presented with financial statements, typically we ask the owner questions regarding their business ope...

read more

Why Fair Market Value and Price Aren’t Always the Same

November 5, 2015

When we perform a valuation of a business, in essence we are determining the fair market value (“FMV”). Under valuation terms, FMV is de...

read more

Is Debt Cheaper than Equity?

October 29, 2015

In our previous blog, we compared advantages and disadvantages of debt and equity financing. Today, we’re analyzing why (and if) debt is c...

read more

Is Debt or Equity Financing Right for You?

October 22, 2015

You may often hear that “debt is cheaper than equity”. Although there are advantages and disadvantages to each, business owners should c...

read more

Small Enterprise Employee Buy-Outs

October 15, 2015

This blog takes a brief look at an alternative way to divest from one’s business. Let's start by generalizing a little about how the marke...

read more
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