Ed Pratesi featured on Fox 61's 'The Stan Simpson Show'

UHY’s Ed Pratesi recently sat down with Fox 61’s Stan Simpson to discuss Tips on How to Increase the Value of Your Business. Click here to view ‘The Stan Simpson Show’ episode   Read More
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Categories: In the News

A Strategic Undervaluation Can Come Back to Bite You

Reusing discounted financial projections prepared for transfer tax purposes can quickly backfire in a shareholder dispute. A recent opinion from the Delaware Court of Chancery, Fox v. CDX Holdings, Inc., shows the importance of allowing valuators to… Read More
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Categories: Blog, Valuation

Ready, Set, Sell - 4 Ways to Add Value Before Selling a Business

Investors want to buy a company that’s well positioned for future growth. Here are some strategies for making a business more attractive to potential buyers when selling a business. Obtain a professional valuation Many business owners overesti… Read More
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Perspectives on Business Value for Business Owners

Click to read our latest issue of Perspectives on Business Value for Business Owners. Read More
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Categories: In the News

Purchase Price Agreements (PPAs) - You Don’t Have to Walk on Eggshells

The initial offer a business buyer makes to a seller is rarely set in stone. In most cases, the two parties must negotiate purchase-price adjustments (PPAs) — differences between the originally stated and the final price at closing. Why would a dea… Read More
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Categories: Sale Process, Valuation

Deal Price Doesn’t Always Represent Fair Value

Many states have enacted laws that grant dissenting minority shareholders the right to receive “fair value” for their shares. Appraisal rights provisions protect investors — who may not be “willing” sellers — from being shortchanged in mi… Read More
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Categories: Blog

Going, Going, Gone - How Targeted Auctions Promote Successful Sales

Targeted auctions give business sellers some control over which buyers are allowed to bid on their companies. Here’s how they work: A seller specifies the number of buyers allowed to bid and narrows the pool to qualified prospects — generally, bu… Read More
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Categories: Pre Sale, Sale Process

Beyond Beta

Assessing Industry Risk is a Critical Part of the Valuation Process Valuation professionals typically factor industry risk into the cost of capital, using a “beta” or other industry-specific risk premium. But industry risk isn’t something you f… Read More
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Categories: Blog, Uncategorized

Hunting for Misplaced “Goods”: Fraud Experts Can Help Recover Lost Items

One of the most difficult administrative tasks for retailers, manufacturers and contractors is keeping tabs on inventory. New items are purchased from suppliers, items are sold to customers, obsolete and damaged items are written off, and markdowns p… Read More
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Categories: Maximize Value

Selling Your Business? Think Retirement & Estate Planning

Derek was ready to sell his midsize manufacturing business and begin retirement. He’d spent several years preparing for sale — reducing debt, selling off old equipment and ensuring the company’s senior managers could run the business successful… Read More
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Categories: Pre Sale, Sale Process

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