Which valuation method? Riley & Riley [2016]

April 13, 2017

Riley & Riley [2016] FamCa 535 This case involved a number of business valuation issues, but most interestingly: adopting an earnings or asset based approach treating a trade finance facility as debt no goodwill if an asset based approach is adopted The husband operated a wholesale import business, importing products for re-sale in Australia. The...


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Measuring shareholder value

April 6, 2017

“Noise proves nothing…often a hen who has merely laid an egg cackles as though it were an asteroid.” Mark Twain We all carry on about whether a business is or should be making a profit. Simply monitoring profit gives you no idea whether shareholder value has been created. So why do we focus so much...


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Business valuations – solving illiquid investment in Geelong business

March 3, 2017

Private business as an investment Business owners should treat their business as an investment. Liquid assets are regularly revalued (property, shares, superannuation). We know how these are performing. A business ownership is illiquid. How is your investment in the business performing compared to: your other investments? last year? other businesses? A regular business valuation is...


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