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Looking to Sell Your Business? Here’s How to Prepare

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of fraud investigation, fraud deterrence programs, and forensic accounting services in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. Selling a house is an important decision, one that’s not made capriciously but undertaken only after solid research and planning,… Read more »

Don’t Keep This to Yourself: Trade Secrets Have Value

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of fraud investigation, fraud deterrence, litigation support and expert witness testimony services in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley.  Business valuation experts often are asked to value intangible assets of companies.  A major component of such assets… Read more »

Before Selling Your Business, Learn Its True Value

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of fraud investigation, fraud deterrence programs, and forensic accounting services in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. Selling a house is an important decision, one that’s not made capriciously but undertaken only after solid research and planning… Read more »

The Impact of Different Conventions for Projecting Future Damages, Part II

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of business valuation and other forensic accounting services in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. This is the second of two blogs on how to accurately and fairly calculate financial damages and losses. The valuation of damages… Read more »

The Impact of Different Conventions for Projecting Future Damages, Part I

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of business valuation and other forensic accounting services in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. This is the first of two blogs on how to accurately and fairly calculate financial damages and losses.  When calculating damages for… Read more »

An Overview of Business Valuation – Part V

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of business valuation and other forensic accounting services in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. This is the final installment of a five-part series in which Anderson reviews the basics of business valuation. The process of determining… Read more »

An Overview of Business Valuation – Part IV

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of business valuation and other forensic accounting services in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. This is the fourth of a five-part series in which Anderson reviews the basics of business valuation. Business valuation experts must undertake… Read more »

An Overview of Business Valuation – Part III

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of business valuation and other forensic accounting services in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. This is the third of a five-part series in which Anderson reviews the basics of business valuation. Determining the worth of your… Read more »

An Overview of Business Valuation – Part II

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of business valuation and other forensic accounting services in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. This is the second of a five-part series in which Anderson reviews the basics of business valuation. Knowing how to calculate a… Read more »

An Overview of Business Valuation – Part I

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of business valuation and other forensic accounting services in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. This is the first of a five-part series in which Anderson reviews the basics of business valuation.  Do you know what your… Read more »

Adjusting Executive Compensation in Business Valuations

Establishing the fair value of a business requires a business valuation expert to adjust the revenues and expenses of the business to reflect “normal” operations.  Non-recurring and unusual expenses and revenues are eliminated, and recurring expenses and revenues are adjusted to reflect amounts that would be incurred if the owners were “hypothetical” independent investors in… Read more »

Business Valuation: How an Unprofitable Business Can Have Value

Uncovering value in an unprofitable business might seem to make as much sense as wringing water out of a rock, but – by putting forensic accounting principles to work – a knowledgeable business valuation expert can do just that. “Business valuators look to three primary methods for valuing a business – the Income Method, the… Read more »