When Values Matter, Credentials Matter, Too

When Values Matter, Credentials Matter, Too

Business valuations can have a significant impact in the outcome of important matters in one’s professional and personal life. Important matters requiring an opinion of value may include the division of assets for a divorce settlement, shareholder dispute, gifting...

How Important is Industry Specialization for Business Valuations?

How Important is Industry Specialization for Business Valuations?

For some professional services, industry specialization matters. A professional’s focus and in-depth knowledge of a particular industry can offer tremendous value to the client. I am regularly asked about industry experience and if I specialize in select industries to...

Does Impartiality Matter in a Business Valuation?

Does Impartiality Matter in a Business Valuation?

Yes, impartiality is extremely important. In fact, our work is always equitable, fair, and undertaken without bias which is a major reason why our valuations are highly defensible. Our work is USPAP compliant. The Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice...

Honored to Receive Prestigious NACVA Award at National Conference

Honored to Receive Prestigious NACVA Award at National Conference

At the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA) Conference in June, Lou Pereira received the Massachusetts State Chapter President Leadership Award. “Being recognized in this way is a tremendous honor for me,” Lou observed, “adding that the...

Independence Matters Every Day in Business Valuations

Independence Matters Every Day in Business Valuations

As July 4th approaches, Americans seem poised to celebrate Independence Day with more spirit than ever. Yet, here at Merrimack Business Appraisers, independence holds meaning for us all year long. In order to promote and preserve the public trust, our appraisal...

When Values Matter – Objectivity is a Must

When Values Matter – Objectivity is a Must

Did you know that an appraiser must promote and preserve the public trust inherent in appraisal practice by observing the highest standards of professional ethics? We at Merrimack Business Appraisers pride ourselves on being unfailingly objective. The Appraisal...

When Values Matter – Choose Your Business Appraiser Carefully

When Values Matter – Choose Your Business Appraiser Carefully

Welcome to the first edition of When Values Matter. We hope you will find this blog informative and educational as we explore various topics related to business valuation for small and mid-sized private companies, including closely-held family businesses. With today’s...