The Story Behind the Numbers

“I Wish I Had Known About this Earlier.”

We were recently working with a successful Wisconsin business owner who has been working on his succession plan. During our initial meeting he was surprised to learn that every business has more than one value depending upon who the buyer is.  He lamented he had no knowledge or experience in thinking through the different typesRead More…

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How Saleable is Your Business?

One of my business partners at Capital Valuation Group, Cathy Durham, was recently published in InTech magazine, a publication of ISA, the leading professional association in the field of system integration.   The article is called Beauty Is in the Eye of the Beholder— How Saleable Is Your Business? The article offers two questions toRead More…

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Vitality of Rural Businesses

I just returned from a five-city tour throughout Northern Wisconsin. The cities varied in size, but all would be categorized as fairly rural communities.  This speaking tour has been such a unique opportunity to travel around the state with Mike Matthews of Economic Growth Advisors as part of a grant sponsored by the WEDC (WisconsinRead More…

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Jane Tereba joins Home Savings Bank Board of Directors

Community involvement is important to the team at Capital Valuation Group. Our team members sit on several boards and are involved in many other business and community organizations. Most recently, Jane Tereba, our Shareholder, joined Home Savings Bank’s Board of Directors. “Jane’s work on the Madison Community Foundation audit committee brought her to our attention,Read More…

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Shake Up Your Next Conference’s Speaker List

Are you part of an association that has an annual conference? If it’s like most, the annual conference is a time to get together with industry colleagues and network to grow your business. It’s hard to get away from the office, but also a can’t-miss event because it’s where the connections and education happens. Typically, the formal contentRead More…

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Business Valuation Needed for a Divorce?

Question: My husband and I are divorcing and I own a successful business.  While there are many issues we need to work through as part of our divorce, one of the largest questions we have is how to agree on the value of my business.  It is our goal to work through this difficult timeRead More…

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When Business Partnerships Fall Apart, Turn to This Key Document

Getting into business with one or more partners is a time of optimism and hope for a bright future.  On the flip side, undoing business relationships can be like going through a personal divorce. Hopefully a buy-sell or other shareholder agreement that all parties considered to be “fair” was drafted and signed before it wasRead More…

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

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 eachRead More…

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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 toRead More…

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LOCAL CPA EARNS EXCLUSIVE CREDENTIAL

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 inRead More…

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