Business Valuation


This concept introduces Business evaluation as a business assessment method. It is designed to give you a better understanding of investment decisions and issues surrounding business evaluation.

Technique Overview

Business Valuation

Business Valuation Definition

Business valuation involves a set of methods to estimate the economic value of a firm. Valuation is used to determine the price to pay or receive to sell a business or a share in a business (Brealey and Myers, 1996).

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  • Brealey, R.A. and Myers, S.C. (1996) Principles of corporate finance, 5th ed. McGraw-Hill.
  • British Venture Capital Association (2011) [online] Available at: (www.bvca.co.uk) [Accessed 07 December 2011].
  • Dizard, J (2011) Europhobic investors confuse noise for news. Financial Times, September 18.
  • Huntsman, B. and Hobman, J.P. (1980) Investments in new enterprise: Some empirical observations on risk return, and market structure. Financial Management, Vol.9(2), pp.44-51.

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