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December 5, 2019

One best practice is to conduct regular (annual or bi-annual) internal due diligence vents on your own business. Those who drive value realize much higher ROI (returns on investment) than those that just passively take the value given to them. 

Go through some of the ba...

July 10, 2019

Countless times over the years, I have been told by some accountants and lawyers that they don’t bother with formal valuations when undertaking transactions such as estate freezes or corporate re-organizations.  They either rely on a quick and dirty back of the napkin...

June 18, 2019

The path of any business is complicated, a valuation helps owners chart the way. 

The demands on a business owner are onerous and there is very little time left over for working on the business; let alone thinking about what your business is worth.   Some of the concer...

April 29, 2019

The market story of privately owned companies is somewhat mixed in 2018, while earnings before interest depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) margins have declined, the multiples paid for those earnings have increased while at the same time the number of acquisitions...

April 26, 2019

VICTORIA - 71 per cent of entrepreneurs intend to retire in the next decade, Canadian author Wayne Vanwyck, who penned The Business Transition Crisis. Of these, only seven per cent have a written plan for succession, and according to...

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January 18, 2019

Industry insiders, buyers and sellers sometimes talk about multiples of revenue as a metric of company value. You can take any price and divide it by the annual revenue of a business and obtain a revenue multiple or fraction thereof. A $1 million sale price divided by...

5 Quick Tips from the Trenches *

Start Early: A business valuation analyst needs to be brought in early in the case to help with identification of information and documents during the discovery process. Sufficient and reliable data is needed for correct valuation result...

June 29, 2018

Hello fellow golfers and tournament participants, we have finally drawn the winner of our Crown Royal Apple.  Congratulations to Cameron Glazier from Johns Southward Glazier Walton and Margetts LLP.

April 4, 2018

Malahat Valuation in the news, Business Examiner March 2018 Issue.

"Our job is to provide that 40,000 foot view, providing an unbiased perspective that the business owner themselves may not be able to".

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PROVIDING VALUE PERSPECTIVES - helping client...

Having a well-financed business that doesn’t rely on bad sources of debt goes a long way to making a company attractive to buyers and ensuring that it fetches an attractive valuation. But, the choices that produce a good balance sheet don’t happen overnight; it takes y...

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