Manhattan Valuation Services matches the client business valuation requirement with the appropriate experienced expert.
The Manhattan Valuation Services Reports for $750 are Broker Opinions of Value supported by three different valuation methods and two data base comps. More sophisticated third party business valuations are provided by the following classes of credentialed experts with an emphasis on referring experts who meet one or more of the five SBA Qualified Source credentials.
ACCREDITED SENIOR APPRAISER (ASA) - ACCREDITED THROUGH THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF APPRAISERS
CERTIFIED BUSINESS APPRAISER (CBA) - ACCREDITED THROUGH THE INSTITUTE OF BUSINESS APPRAISERS
ACCREDITED IN BUSINESS VALUATION (ABV) - ACCREDITED THROUGH THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS
CERTIFIED VALUATION ANALYST (CVA) - ACCREDITED THROUGH THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CERTIFIED VALUATION ANALYSTS
ACCREDITED VALUATION ANALYST (AVA) - ACCREDITED THROUGH THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CERTIFIED VALUATION ANALYSTS
Business valuation standards vary by need, state by state, and often courtroom to courtroom. Such third party valuations enable clients and intermediaries to fine-tune asking prices, support the asking price during negotiation, and can often assist with the lending process.
We routinely support attorneys, lenders, brokers, and CPA firms and their clients with realistic valuation reports for business transactions including fairness opinions. Generally, several valuation methods will be utilized with industry specific databases providing current earnings multiples or other practical metrics such as percentage of revenue.
Calculations of value for small and middle market businesses are a major area of focus for Manhattan Valuation Services—especially for SBA lending candidates.