As a small business owner, it is essential for you to know and understand the exact value of your business. Merely guessing at its value could negatively impact your company when it comes time to sell, plan for retirement, procure a loan, build value, or even enter into divorce proceedings.
Our Certified Valuations and Opinions of Value are performed by credentialed analysts who take the time to understand your business, its financials, industry trends, cash flow, and risk, and will help you understand how broader economic trends affect you.
We work collaboratively with your business to establish a scope and methodology that produces a supportable, high-quality valuation report in a timely manner.
Empower yourself by knowing where your business stands today.
Certified Business Valuations
CONCLUSION OF VALUE
A Conclusion of Value is the type of valuation required for SBA Loans, ESOP’s, lender financing, and estate and gift filings.
In a Conclusion of Value, your Raincatcher analyst will perform a full valuation and produce a formal business valuation report. The report is extensive and incorporates complex business and financial reviews, not only of the company itself but also economic and industry context for the past and foreseeable future, based on the valuation date. Independent information is obtained, including data from third parties, and the analyst performs a thorough review of every available element of the business.
Three valuation methods — asset-based, income-based, and market-based — are considered. The Conclusion of Value is the most extensive and strictly complies with rigorous valuation standards.
CALCULATION OF VALUE
Though more limited in scope than the Conclusion of Value, a Calculation of Value can be an excellent resource for strategic planning, transaction planning, or out-of-court settlement negotiations.
You and your Raincatcher financial analyst will discuss and agree on the best valuation method to create a concise report on the state of your company in a cost-effective manner.
| WHY PARTNER WITH RAINCATCHER FOR YOUR CERTIFIED VALUATION?
Our accredited valuation professionals are experts in all areas of business valuations. They are committed to making sure you receive the most accurate, efficient, and easy-to-understand certified valuation of your business.
You can proceed with confidence, knowing that Raincatcher is the most reliable choice to prepare your certified business valuation in regard to any and all of the following services:
COMPLIANCE AND IRS REPORTING
— Estate Planning and Gift Tax
— Family Limited Partnerships (FLPs)
— Income Tax
—Partnership Valuation Disputes
— Marital Dissolution (Divorce)
TRANSACTIONS / MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS
— Buying and Selling a Business
— Management Planning
— Buy / Sell Agreements
— Goodwill Impairment Testing
— Purchase Price Allocation
— Employee Stock Option Plan (ESOP) Valuation
— Complex Securities Valuations
— Identification and Valuation of Intangible Assets
BANKRUPTCY OR RESTRUCTURING
— Solvency Analysis
— Valuations for Lender Support
— Expert Witness Testimony
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ESTIMATED BUSINESS VALUATION
As its name implies, an estimated business valuation is just an estimation of a business’s value. Its purpose is to provide you with a range of value that may help you determine if your value expectations align with current market conditions. We are happy to offer this option as a faster, less detailed, and free alternative to our certified business valuation. Please be aware that this no-cost estimate will be calculated using only the financial information you provide.
RAINCATCHER OPINION OF VALUE
A Raincatcher Opinion of Value is a report that includes the following information:
— A proprietary valuation of your business based on your specific information and a broker’s analysis of your business, its financials, the industry, and comparable market sales.
— A range of suggested prices for your business. Including highlights of the eight drivers of your company’s value, industry trends, risks and forecasting.
THE VALUE BUILDER SCORE
Get your score on the 8 Factors That Drive Your Company’s Value. It will provide you with an analysis of your score and a detailed action plan for how to improve your score and areas of your business that will be important to buyers.
Whether you're looking to sell today or in the future, this score shows you hidden areas to make improvements.