accounts-receivable

Accounts Receivable

Accounts receivable come into existence when a business offers products or services to its customers on credit. The amount of money that the customers owe to the company is written as an asset on the balance sheet. This asset represents the money that a customer has to pay to the company. For example, a water filtration company […]

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Non Current Assets

The assets that cannot be quickly converted into cash or cash equivalents to pay for debts or short-term liabilities are known as non-current assets. These assets are not liquid by nature (in other words, they take longer to sell and realize their value into cash) and include long-term investments that cannot be used as a […]

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Key Client Risk

Key clients are great, right? But are they risky? And how might they be affecting your business’ value?   Let’s address the importance of achieving a well-diversified client base to increase your business’ value, and how the reliance on key clients can impact the risk perceived by investors in your business, which can in turn […]

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Discounted Cash Flow

Discounted cash flow is the foundation on which all other valuation approaches are built. This method is commonly used by practitioners to derive a conclusion of value of an asset as part of the income approach, which is one of the three ways of approaching a business valuation. In this short article, we will explain […]

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Accounts Payable

When a business purchases a service or a product from a supplier (but doesn’t pay cash at the time of the sale), the payment amounts are recorded into the company’s financial statements and released on the due date stated on the invoice (most often, 30 days later). The record of unpaid money and due invoices that […]

Balance Sheet

The balance sheet is essentially the “statement of position” of the company. The regular review and analysis of the financial position of your company is important in keeping your business on the right track. Without the knowledge of the economic health and investment return of your company, it is much more difficult to make wise decisions. As a business […]

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Income Approach

The income approach is one the most used methods to estimate the value of a business. Within this approach, there are two main methods, the discounted cash flow method and capitalization of cash flows method. In this post, we will take a closer look into how this approach works and what it means. What is the Income Approach?   […]

Asset Approach

If you’re interested in the world of finance and business valuations, you may have periodically heard the term “asset approach”. The following article breaks down what it means and will expand your knowledge on this interesting topic. Using an Asset Approach to Value a Company  It’s understandable if you have no idea how much your […]

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Valuing Goodwill

Valuing goodwill can be a tricky one, and it’s likely a bit misunderstood. However, it’s one of those important components in the valuation of a business that simply can’t be overlooked. In this article, we’ll look at some of the essential components of goodwill so that you can get a better understanding of how goodwill […]