The Story Behind the Numbers

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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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 forRead More…

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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 unlikeRead More…

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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. IRead More…

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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 forRead More…

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Transferability

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 businessRead More…

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