Small business valuation glossary

Business valuation terms defined

We have assembled a number of key terms and concepts which are often used in valuing small businesses and professional practices. While some names may sound familiar, they frequently take on a special meaning in the context of small business valuation, business buying and selling.

Business valuation approaches presented

In addition, the Glossary contains descriptions of the key approaches used for business valuation. Under each approach, you will find a number of widely accepted business valuation methods, used by professional business appraisers and brokers.

Leading business valuation methods explained

Each method is described in a Glossary entry, along with the parameters required for its application. You can review the strengths and weaknesses associated with each business valuation method and determine which ones best fit your specific situation.

You may decide to apply a number of business valuation methods, then compare the results in order to establish a solid understanding of what the business is worth.

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