Numerous books have been written on business valuation; however, this book is different. Each valuation requires an in-depth due diligence to collect all the relevant elements. Finally here is a book that presents the reader with an overview of what a due diligence entails and concludes with some practical checklists highlighting the key elements of a due diligence. The author gives a systematic and comprehensive overview of all the specific aspects and methods related to the valuation of small and medium-sized companies. He explains alternative ways to look at the valuation and valuation process using practical cases and examples. The book not only presents a wide range of techniques to determine the value of a business, but also offers interesting insights to challenge the different traditional valuation methods.
The original approach and the author’s ability to explain complex technical formulas in an understandable and comprehensive way make this manual invaluable for specialists (accountants, CFOs) and non-specialists (business owners). This book helps the reader to make an accurate appraisal by offering a wide range of techniques for determining a fair price, and presents numerous arguments to challenge the use of traditional valuation methods.