Plotting your business in a universe of value

BVWireIssue #55-4
April 25, 2007

In a world that’s flooded with capital, investors are increasingly putting their money into private companies—which means that owners now want (and need) to know how to price their businesses as well as others in their industry.  A valuation can also provide an important progress report, including benchmarks for improvement.

That’s why, for the fourth year in a row, BVR teamed up with to create “the ultimate valuation guide,” which appeared in the January 2007 issue and is now available online.  As a bonus, we’ve also made the comprehensive chart, “A Universe of Value” available as a free download.  In graphic terms, it shows where in the constellation of value your private company might place.  Go to and click on the left-hand link, “Free Downloads.”

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