BUSINESS VALUATION

A Business Valuation is an independent and unbiased, supportable opinion of the value of a business, ownership interest, security, or intangible asset as of a specified date determined by an expert in the field.

All of Irish Appraisal Service valuations are performed by qualified, professional appraisers experienced in all aspects of business valuation and business transfers. Our valuations are performed in compliance with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice of the Appraisal Foundation (USPAP) as well as the Business Appraisal Standards of the Institute of Business Appraisers. Compliance with industry standards ensures that proven peer-reviewed valuation methods are used to develop defendable opinions of value. We have performed numerous of valuations for expert witness testimony purposes and our valuations have proven reliable.

Sooner of later every business owner needs a reliable valuation for one or more of a variety of reasons:

  • Business Sale
  • Financing
  • Shareholder Agreement
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Divorce
  • ESOPs
  • Estate Planning
  • Insurance Claims
  • Gift Taxes
  • Litigation
  • Mergers
  • Partnership Buyout
  • "C" Corp. to "S" Corp. conversion
  • Allocation of Purchase Price
  • Valuation Reports

Valuation Products Available

  • Business Valuation Report – A formal summary report that is used primarily for non-litigation situations. This restricted-use abbreviated report is typically all that is needed for determining the selling price of a business or assisting in establishing a buy-sell agreement between partners/shareholders.
  • Business Appraisal Report – This formal comprehensive report is suitable for litigation support and review by third parties such as the IRS. The report explains in a step-by-step manner what was done and how the value was derived