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Do You Know the Key Drivers That Impact the Value of Your Business?

Key Drivers of Business Value

The following blog is a continuation of the answer to a question posed in a prior blog asking for more detail on the key drivers of value in a business. We focused first on the financial performance drivers, but there is so much more to the story! Read on to find out more about each […]

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Our Team Is Growing — A Warm Welcome to Heather Meyer!

Heather Meyer

Accounting. Law. Finance. Education. Communications. Business. Our professional backgrounds at Capital Valuation Group are diverse, by design. We have long believed that taking a multi-disciplinary approach to business valuation leads to the most meaningful conclusions, whether for business owners or for determining damages for litigation.  The answer to the most common question we hear “how […]

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Driving Value Through Financial Performance

Driving Value Through Financial Performance

Dear Cathy, I own a system integration business that specializes in the food service industry.  I enjoyed the blog you wrote about 8 Ways To Drive Value In Your Business.  It got me thinking about my business, but I could use help thinking through specific ways I could use these concepts, especially those related to […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Cathy Durham Capital Valuation Group, Inc. 608-257-2757 LOCAL CPA EARNS EXCLUSIVE CREDENTIAL “ACCREDITED IN BUSINESS VALUATION” AS VALUATION EXPERT SHEBOYGAN, WI  DECEMBER 7, 2016  – Scott Luedke, a CPA and damages and valuation expert with Capital Valuation Group, Inc. headquartered in Madison, WI, has recently been awarded the Accredited in […]

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8 Ways to Build Value In a Family Business

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Dear Cathy, What would you say are the key ways to build value in a family owned business? I find myself so busy every day and yet my company’s revenue growth has been stagnant despite my industry’s moderate growth trends.  We are in the packaging industry and the company has been in my family for […]

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How Are Businesses Valued?

Capital Valuation Group Madison What is my business worth

Dear Cathy, I am the owner of a car dealership with 2 locations, and I find it stressful that I can’t answer the simple question “what is my business worth?” I need to know this as I plan for location expansion and insurance purposes.  Frankly, I have hesitated to reach out to someone because unlike […]

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Why Business Valuation Shortcuts Don’t Work


The Story Behind the Numbers . . . Dear Cathy, I have 100% ownership of a third-generation plastics manufacturing facility.  My 58th birthday is coming up and that has me really thinking about what comes next for the business after I retire…or I should say so that I can retire in the foreseeable future. I […]

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Who Might Be a Buyer For My Business?


Dear Cathy,   About 10 years ago I bought out two of my siblings/partners in an artisan cheese business in order to keep our family business within our family. I now have majority share with myself and one younger sibling left as owners in the business. I’d like to more clearly understand the options for […]

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Cap Valuation Group Madison Transferability

Dear Cathy, I’ve owned a plumbing business for 20 years. As I work with my financial planner on retirement planning, I need to gain a better understanding about the value of my business.  A little background: I am a licensed plumber and do not have any employees, but my wife takes care of the business […]

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Why Business Valuations Are Needed

Capital Valuation Group Madison Bridging The Gap

Dear Cathy, I am a 56-year-old owner of a 2nd generation manufacturing business.  I have read about people getting business valuations and I’m interested to understand why I should look at doing this? Sincerely, Jim Jim, Thank you for your question!  Some people are forced to have their business valued due to the death of […]

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