Business Valuation Services
What Is A Business Valuation?
A business valuation or appraisal is the independent and unbiased process of determining a supportable opinion of the value of a business, business ownership interest, security or intangible asset as of a specified date.
Select An Experienced Valuation Firm
All Murphy valuations are performed by qualified, professional appraisers experienced in all aspects of business valuations and business transfers. All valuations are performed in compliance with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice of the 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. Through participation in teleconferences and annual valuation conferences, Murphy appraisers stay abreast of developing valuation issues and related court cases.
Why Perform A Business Valuation
Sooner or later every business owner needs a reliable valuation for one or more of a variety of reasons:
- Business Sale
- Shareholder Agreement
- Estate Planning
- Gift Taxes
- “C” corp. to “S” corp. conversion
- Shareholder Disputes
- Insurance Claims
- Partnership Buyout
- Allocation of Purchase Price
Business Valuation Report
A formal summary report that is used primarily for non-litigation situations. For determining the selling price of a business or assisting in establishing a buy-sell agreement between partners/shareholders. This restricted-use abbreviated report is typically all that is needed.
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.