Rates of Return: Don’t Ignore Public Market or Transactional Data

Business Valuation UpdateVol. 13 No. 9
September 2007
Nancy J. Fannon, CPA, ASA, MCBA
Heidi Walker, ASA, CPA, ABV


Transactional databases provide financial analysts, appraisers, and business owners with a wealth of information about the prices of privately held companies. These databases are one place analysts look to derive indications of the price at which buyers ...