Category: M&A valuations


Architecture and Engineering Business Valuation and M&A Transaction Study, Fifth Edition

April 2018

Now in its fifth year, this study examines data from 169 distinct stock transactions collected via a confidential online survey. All data is analysed and compiled by Rusk O’Brien Gido + Partners’ team of accredited business appraisers — individuals with decades of experience valuing privately held architecture and engineering (A/E) firms. Learn more >>

Architecture and Engineering Business Valuation and M&A Transaction Study, Sixth Edition

February 2019

Now in its sixth year, this study examines data from 167 distinct stock transactions collected via a confidential online survey. All data is analysed and compiled by Rusk O’Brien Gido + Partners’ team of accredited business appraisers. Learn more >>

Architecture/Engineering Business Valuation and M&A Transaction Study, Fourth Edition

March 2017

Now in its fourth year, this study examines data from 198 distinct stock transactions collected via a confidential online survey. All data is analyzed and compiled by Rusk O’Brien Gido + Partners’ team of accredited business appraisers — individuals with decades of experience valuing privately held architecture and engineering (A/E) firms. The result is the most comprehensive and reliable study of business valuations and mergers and acquisitions ever published for the A/E and environmental consulting industries. Learn more >>

Buying, Selling, and Valuing Financial Practices: The FP Transitions M&A Guide, + Website

August 2016

Buying, Selling, & Valuing Financial Practices shows you how to complete a sale or acquisition of a financial advisory practice and have both the buyer and seller walk away with the best possible terms. From the first pages of this unique book, buyers and sellers and merger partners will find detailed information that separately addresses each of their needs, issues and concerns. Learn more >>

Mergers and Acquisitions Basics: The Key Steps of Acquisitions, Divestitures, and Investments, Second Edition

April 2017

Mergers and Acquisitions Basics provides complete guidance on the M&A process, with in-depth analysis, expert insight, and practical tools for success. This new second edition has been updated to reflect the current M&A landscape, giving busy executives the ideal resource for navigating each step in the process. Veteran executives relate guidelines, lessons learned, and mistakes to avoid as they explain how M&As work, identify the major players, and describe the roles involved in a successful transaction.  Learn more >>

The End of Accounting and the Path Forward for Investors and Managers

June 2016

The End of Accounting and the Path Forward for Investors and Managers shows how the ubiquitous financial reports have become useless in capital market decisions and lays out an actionable alternative. Based on a comprehensive, large-sample empirical analysis, this book reports financial documents' continuous deterioration in relevance to investors' decisions.  Learn more >>

Valuation for M&A: Building and Measuring Private Company Value, Third Edition

April 2018

Valuation for M&A lays out the steps for measuring and managing value creation in non-publicly traded entities, and helps investors, executives, and their advisors determine the optimum strategy to enhance both market value and strategic value and maximize return on investment. Learn more >>