Gulfstream Mergers & Acquisitions is proud that our team includes experts in the field of Valuations. We perform valuations in accordance with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) as promulgated by the Appraisal Foundation and the International Valuation Standards published by the International Valuation Standards Council.
Our business valuations follow the requirements of a valuation engagement, as that term is defined in the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Statement on Standards for Valuation Services No. 1 (SSVS No. 1).
THERE ARE THREE FUNDAMENTAL WAYS TO MEASURE THE VALUE OF A COMPANY:
The asset-based approach, also called the Asset approach, is one of three primary techniques used to value companies. This method of business valuation focuses on a company's net asset value, or the fair-market value of its total assets minus its total liabilities.
The Market approach compares the subject company to comparable companies that have sold within in a reasonable time period.
The Income approach, reviews and details historical financial performance and creates a defensible forecast of expected earnings moving forward, post transaction.
Each approach will produce differing values, and one will usually be more appropriate than the others given the factors involved in each transaction. The other two values will sometimes be averaged using different weights representing the emphasis appropriate to that particular valuation. Each approach often will buttress the assumptions used for the final outcome of value. Clients including Law Firms, Insurance Companies and both sell-side and buy side-clients depend on Gulfstream Mergers & Acquisitions for accurate and defendable Valuations.
Gulfstream Mergers & Acquisitions team members are frequently requested as Guest Speaker/Lecturer/Instructor on Business Valuation and the sale process of Privately Held Companies for continuing education as well as; Valuation & Acquisition Financing.