Book: How to Value Your Business and Increase Its Potential
How to Value Your Business and Increase Its Potential takes the complex ideas of value and valuation and places them in terms that virtually all business owners can understand and profit from. Whether you are curious about the monetary value of the business you’ve created and built, or looking for little-known tips and techniques that will increase that value, renowned valuation veteran Jay Abrams’ detailed yet commonsense approach will tell you everything you need to know without relying on the dense mathematics and obtuse terminology that mark the majority of books on the topic. You’ll learn:
The single best valuation method and how to apply it to any business
How to forecast sales and economic net income, cash flow, and discount cash flow to present value
Elements that business owners can manage more intelligently to increase the value of their business
Methods and strategies for structuring the sale of a business, and the tax consequences of each
Valuable tips for using your role as the business owner to make an IRS audit collaborative instead of confrontational
How to Value Your Business and Increase Its Potential helps business owners determine the value of their businesses, attorneys and financial professionals better represent and advise their clients, and virtually all professionals involved in business valuation do their jobs more efficiently. It reduces research time and expense by introducing and explaining key valuation concepts, while bypassing areas that require training and knowledge the typical business owner simply doesn’t have. Whatever your field, if you need to gain a sound working knowledge of the art and science of business valuation, How to Value your Business and Increase Its Potential could be the most results-focused, understandable, and intrinsically valuable business book you read this year.
About the Author Jay B. Abrams, ASA, CPA, MBA, is one of today’s leading valuation and litigation economists. The principal in Abrams Valuation Group, he is credited with numerous inventions including the Abrams Log Size Model for calculating discount rates, the Economic Components Model for calculating the discount for lack of marketability, the Abrams Table of Accounting Transposition Errors, Periodic Perpetuity Factors, Annuity Discount Formulas for cash flows with constant growth and stub year, and formulas for valuing leveraged ESOPs with calculating dilution. In addition, Abrams is a popular finance lecturer and the author of numerous influential journal articles.