Below we have curated three articles to help you understand common business valuation terms, navigate common concerns, and learn about a recent high profile acquisition.
Top 10 Business Valuation Terms
Courtesy: Skoda Minotti have compiled a top 10 countdown of business valuation definitions to help business owners and attorneys gain a better understanding of key terms used in business valuations. Jargon has developed in the field of valuation that, while a second language to valuation experts, may sound foreign to those not familiar with the process.
Value is in the Eye of the Beholder
Courtesy: Ciuni & Panichi
Appraisers are sometimes met with surprise when they deliver business valuation reports to clients. This is a natural concern, because the owner's business is likely his or her most valuable personal asset. To alleviate panic, disbelief and frustration, it's important to understand the differences between fair market value and investment value.
Microsoft Buys LinkedIn
Courtesy: Mergers & AcquisitionsMicrosoft Corp. (Nasdq: MSFT) is acquiring the professional social network LinkedIn Corp. (NYSE: LNKD) for $26.2 billion, one of the largest technology-industry deals on record, as the maker of Windows software attempts to put itself at the center of people's business lives.