3 key questions to ask when valuing a business [video]

Posted by James Price | JPAbusiness on 11-Oct-2017 05:19:00

Business valuation is not an exact science and nor is it a simple science.

However there are some factors you should always consider when assessing a business’ value.

The following video lists 3 key factors to consider when valuing a business and 3 questions you need to ask to uncover this important information.

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Topics: Video, Advice, BME, Business Value

How to calculate Business Maintainable Earnings [infographic]

Posted by James Price | JPAbusiness on 07-Jun-2017 04:40:00

Business Maintainable Earnings (BME) reflect the ability of a business to generate earnings into the future.

BME is the one of the most important concepts the market will consider when assessing a business’ value.

The following infographic shows how to take account of abnormal fluctuations in your business’ performance (i.e. normalise) and calculate your business’ BME.

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Topics: BME, Business Value, Valuations

How to manage the 3 risks of a business purchase [blog]

Posted by James Price | JPAbusiness on 04-Aug-2016 04:30:00


There is no reward without risk...

Risk and return are two sides of the same coin and most people looking to purchase a business, if it’s not simply to replace full-time employment, should be targeting a return of between 20% and 50% on their investment over time, depending on the business and other factors.In our experience, the risks associated with business purchases fall into three categories:

  1. People
  2. Customers, Suppliers and Market Dynamics
  3. The Value Exchange
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Topics: Buying a business, Starting a business, Advice, BME, Staff, Suppliers, Customers, Business Value

Disclaimer: The information contained in this blog is general in nature and should not be taken as personal, professional advice. Readers should make their own inquiries and obtain independent, professional advice before making any decisions, taking any action or relying on any information in this blog. 





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