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You Can’t Afford Not to Spend Money on the Accounting Department

As a former CEO to some CEOs, this Blog is to my counterparts that “don’t know what you don’t know.”  I have seen time and time again closely held businesses that have experienced growth make the same mistakes over and over again. To the CEO that believes bookkeeping is a necessary fixed cost that should be

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What is your business worth?

So, you’re considering selling your business… Whether it’s to pursue new opportunities or to get out while you can, you need to start thinking about your business from a valuation standpoint. Even if you don’t intend to sell your business in the near future, building a business to be sellable is a sound strategy. So,

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Multiple of Earnings

See Also: Normalized Earnings Adjusted EBITDA EBITDA Definition Valuation Methods Business Valuation Purposes EBITDA Valuation Multiple of Earnings Definition Multiple of earnings is one way to value a business. It involves multiplying a company’s profits by a certain number to end up with a value. “Multiple of earnings” multiplies the “earnings” (or income or profit) of a

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Adjusted EBITDA

See Also: EBITDA Valuation Calculate EBITDA Valuation Methods EBITDA Definition Multiple of Earnings Adjusted EBITDA Definition Adjusted EBITDA is a valuable tool used to analyze businesses for the purposes of valuation and potential acquisition. Many also call it Normalized EBITDA because it systematizes cash flow and deducts irregularities and deviations. Use adjusted EBITDA as an

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How does a CFO add value?

Oftentimes, CEOs don’t see the value in a CFO… They ask “how does a CFO add value?” After hearing that countless times, I want to let you on a little hint. A good CFO improves profitability and cash flow 1-2% of sales. A few months ago, I was meeting with a young man named Nathan who was

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Why KPIs Are Important

You’ve probably heard the term KPI (short for Key Performance Indicator) thrown around before. You may have even considered using KPIs to manage your business. Before setting out on the path of developing and tracking your company’s KPIs, let’s first take a look at what KPIs are and why KPIs are important… According to Investopedia,

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Enterprise Value (EV)

See Also: EBITDA Definition EBITDA Valuation Adjusted Present Value (APV) Method of Valuation Company Valuation Introduction Valuation Methods Enterprise Value (EV) Definition Enterprise Value is simply the total market value of the firm which includes the value of all equity holders as well as debt holders. The EV method is often considered a better measurement

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EBITDA Valuation

See Also: Valuation Methods Success Is Your Business Self-Liquidating Loans What is dilution, how is it calculated, and how should you manage it? Which Bank to Choose? Calculate EBITDA Adjusted EBITDA EBITDA Valuation Method There are multitudes of ways to value a company, as well as specific equity and debt claims on a company’s assets.

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EBITDA Formula

See Also: Definition of EBITDA EBITDA Valuation EBITDA Formula Explanation In order to completely understand the concept of EBITDA, an intelligent idea is to visualize the formula concept. Express the EBITDA calculation formula as follows: EBITDA = Revenues – Costs (excluding interest expenses, taxes, depreciation, and amortization) or, if a person wants to view EBITDA

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EBITDA Definition

See Also: EBITDA Definition EBITDA Formula Calculate EBITDA Discounted Cash Flow Analysis Cost of Capital Funding Capital Asset Pricing Model Discount Rates NPV Adjusted EBITDA EBITDA Definition | What is EBITDA? The EBITDA definition is earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization. It measures a company’s financial performance by computing earnings from core business operations,

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Debt Service Coverage Ratio

See also: Operating Income (EBIT) Financial Ratios EBITDA Definition Loan Agreement Time Interest Earned Ratio Analysis Net Income Benchmarking Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio Times Interest Earned Ratio Free Cash Flow Debt Service Coverage Ratio The debt service coverage ratio (DSCR) is a financial ratio that measures the company’s ability to pay their debts. In broad terms the

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Company Valuation Introduction

See Also: Cost of Capital Capital Asset Pricing Model Common Stock Cash Flow After Tax Discount Rate Why Valuation Matters Valuation Methods Liquidation Valuation Company Valuation Introduction How do you value a company and its equity? How do you calculate a company’s fair value? Have you overvalued or undervalued your company? As we dive into

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