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Changing Markets Affect on Valuations

Economics back in January 2021 Back in early 2021 there were certain signs that the economy was going to change in some way, and many predicted this change would not be positive.  Post Pandemic in January 2021 the U.S. Government continued to pour billions of dollars into the economy by printing more money. Economics 101

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Selling Your Business & the Value of Accounting Records

M&A Current Environment 2020 and 2021 have been record years for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) despite COVID19.  Liquidity in the marketplace, abundance of retiring baby boomers, and low interest rates continue to fuel the M&A market.   This seller’s market has allowed multiples for selling businesses to remain at high levels.  Investment bankers representing sellers are

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Book Value of Equity Per Share (BVPS)

See also: Price to Book Value Analysis Price to Sales Ratio Analysis Book Value of Equity Per Share (BVPS) Definition Book Value of Equity per Share (BVPS) is a way to calculate the ratio of a company’s Stakeholder equity (as stated in the balance sheet) to the number of shares outstanding. Investors commonly use BVPS

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ROCE (Return on Capital Employed)

See Also: ROE (Return on Equity) ROIC (Return on Invested Capital) ROCE (Return on Capital Employed) Definition ROCE stands for Return on Capital Employed; it is a financial ratio that determines a company’s profitability and the efficiency the capital is applied. A higher ROCE implies a more economical use of capital; the ROCE should be

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5 Signs It’s Time to Restructure Your Company 

Over the course of my 30+ years of financial experience, I’ve had a number of restructuring transactions. What I have found is that many companies do not know when it’s time to restructure their company. Instead, they wait until it’s too late and it becomes a liquidation event.  Restructuring can mean different things, there are restructuring

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Does Your Business Need A Financial Audit?

The question we’re answering is, does your business need a financial audit? Before we get to that, let’s define financial audit. The term audit can mean many different things. You can audit operations, taxes, health safety and environmental, manufacturing processes, and your accounting records. When we refer to an “audit”, we are referring to an

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Why You Need a New Pricing Strategy

Larry is operating a lemonade stand, and he thinks that his lemonade is the most valuable drink available. Because he interprets his lemonade as highly valuable, he decides to charge $85 for a glass of lemonade. Larry wonders why no one buys his lemonade. Although he may seem highly profitable when you work out his

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Ethics Affects the Financial Results of a Company

When you think of Enron, WorldCom, and Arthur Anderson, what do you think? Do you think of how successful and innovative they are? Do you want to be their financial leader? Their use of questionable behavior to squeeze more margin and gain more market share has caused each of these companies to be challenged. But

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A Tinder Moment: Unlocking Value from Vendor Partnerships

At The Strategic CFO, we believe in the saying “You scratch our back, we scratch yours.” Everyone always sees other businesses as a competition; to some extent, they are. But sometimes, you just need to let people make money. As we’ve become more focused on optimizing technology, we have started to outsource tasks/projects to outside vendors nationally and,

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Are you destroying your company?

Have you ever been in a position where you were considering selling your company only to find the value of the business falling quite short of your expectations? This is something that can easily happen without you noticing… Destroying your Company What do we mean by this? We mean that something, either suddenly or little-by-little,

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Inconsistent Revenue Streams

When valuing a company, investors look for 3 things: reliable, guaranteed, and steady revenue streams. But what if your business model involves inconsistent revenue streams? Regardless of why your company is experiencing inconsistent revenue streams, it’s important to learn what is happening and how to resolve it. Entrepreneurs (typically from a sales or operational background)

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Unlock Cash in Your Business

Unlocking cash in your business can make a major impact on valuation, cash flow, profitability, and so much more.  As the saying goes, “Cash is King.” However, there is often money lying around that is essentially “locked up” in the system. Unlocking Liquidity Liquidity is key to success. A company could sell all the widgets in

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