A robust economic environment creates optimum valuation opportunities, but even a downturn creates demand for business valuers.
Mellen notes, “Considering the current level of M&A activity, I’ve seen a marked increase in demand for valuations of shares of privately held companies…”
During robust M&A cycles, donor-advised funds tend to become popular philanthropic vehicles.
Considering a business transaction in Canada? A variety of valuation-related issues are relevant to your decision-making process.
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Business owners looking to sell must be mindful of these business valuation factors.
Monitoring value should be done in any economic environment, but the urgency to do so is greater when an economic upswing is several years old.