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We specialize in valuing business interests for many purposes, including estate, gift, and income taxation; purchase and sale of minority and controlling interests; preferred recapitalizations; litigation involving business and securities valuation issues; and general corporate and shareholder planning.

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Industries We Work With

From our very first engagement valuing a Florida landfill company to our most recent assignment involving a prescription drug development start-up, and every industry in between, we’re always able to grasp the fundamentals of the industries in which our clients function.  This is essential to the valuation process, where the key is to put our finger on pulse of the client’s business.

Our Insights

How to Value Pre-Revenue Startup Companies with Highly Uncertain Future Operations

How to Value Pre-Revenue Startup Companies with Highly Uncertain Future Operations

By Matthew R. McCranor, ASA In general, financial theory states that the value of any given company should be equal to the present value of its future income streams. For publicly traded companies, investor expectations of future performance are inherently reflected in each company’s stock price. For private companies, valuations are often determined by a…

Business Valuation: A Look Back and Q&A with Jim Brockardt

Business Valuation: A Look Back and Q&A with Jim Brockardt

Several years ago, when BCG Valuations was celebrating its 10th anniversary, and its founder his 40th year as a business appraiser, our staff spoke with Jim about the industry and how it has changed during his career. Q: How has the business valuation profession changed in the last 40 years? A: That’s a tough question. …

Book Review – Understanding Business Valuation

Book Review – Understanding Business Valuation

In 2017, we were asked to review Gary Trugman’s recently released treatise, Understanding Business Valuation: A Practical Guide to Valuing Small to Medium Sized Businesses (Fifth Edition, Gary R Trugman, CPA/ABV, MCBA, ASA, MVS).  Like Gary, I have been valuing businesses for longer than I sometimes care to remember.  I do remember that when the…

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