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What do Business Owners Sell?

Saturday, October 11th, 2014

Is it the Company’s Name? Customer list?テつ (more…)

Snapchat: $10B Value and $0 Revenue

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

That is a nice valuation, if (more…)

The Implied Private Company Pricing Line

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

Headed to Las Vegas today to co-present on this topic (and obtain CPE).テつ This is a new technique to help develop a cost of capital for a privately-held company.テつ It precludes the need to answer the following difficult questions: (more…)

Pre-IPO Studies

Friday, March 15th, 2013

I have mentioned this before but when a company is private, it is generally being priced (more…)

Diluted or undiluted shares: How much do you own of a particular company?

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

Good question, huh?テつ A recent Wall Street Journal article indicated that the market value of Splunk (great name by the way) was either $3.7 billion or $4.3 billion.テつ It shouldn’t be this hard to quantify, should it?

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Business Valuation: Key to Investment Success

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

According to Business Valuation Resources in their BVWire of May 16, 2012:

Buffett says BV may be boring, but it窶冱 also (more…)

Peter’s Business Valuation Discussion on (Online) Radio

Thursday, November 24th, 2011

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Investment and/or the Investor: What Matters?

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

Every corporate finance textbook tells students that it is the risk of the investment that matters.ツ BUT… (more…)