Business Valuations – Michigan

Determining the value of a business is essential when involved in a transaction, merger, acquisition or when preparing to sell your company.  Uncovering the true value of the organization is an important first step for many Michigan companies.

Business Appraisal Services – Michigan

Business valuations are conducted by specially trained financial professionals that evaluate various factors including financial statements, revenue, profitability, assets, liabilities, market conditions, customer base, risk factors and economic conditions. While the goal, depending on your needs, is an independent conclusion of value or calculation of value, the final report also contains important information about the strengths and weaknesses that offer clues on how to maximize the value of your business.

Beyond transactions, there are other situations when a business valuation may be required. Often, Michigan attorneys will request a valuation when an owner is involved in commercial litigation, marital disputes, estate planning and dispute resolution. Business valuations may also be needed for internal decision making to obtain financing, succession plan or obtain insurance coverage.

Business Valuation Experience – Michigan

Adams Brown, Strategic Allies and CPAs, provides valuation services to business owners and attorneys in Michigan. Whether you need a conclusion of value or a calculation of value, we have years of experience conducting methodical and independent valuations of businesses. Beyond this, our team holds a variety of valuation certifications including:

  • Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA),
  • Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) and
  • Accredited in Business Valuations (ABV).

Michigan Valuation Services

Serving your business valuation and calculation needs in these areas and situations:

  • Investments: mergers and acquisitions, ESOP valuations, sale of a business, succession planning, goodwill valuation and quality of earnings determinations.
  • Taxation issues: estate and gift tax compliance, capital gains tax issues, tax disputes with a government entity, stock compensation and non-qualified deferred compensation plans.
  • Financial reporting: compliance with purchase price allocation requirements and intangible assets and goodwill impairment requirements.
  • Litigation: partnership & shareholder disputes, determination of business damages or lost profits marital dissolution, bankruptcy court proceedings, intellectual property valuations and probate proceedings.

About Michigan

Historically known as the center of the American automotive industry, Michigan has been a driving force in the global automotive sector. The state is home to major automobile manufacturers like Ford, General Motors and Stellantis (formerly Fiat Chrysler), as well as a robust network of suppliers and automotive research and development centers. While the automotive industry remains a significant part of Michigan’s economy, the state has also been proactive in diversifying its industrial base to reduce dependency on a single sector.

The technology and innovation sectors have gained traction in Michigan, particularly in cities like Detroit and Ann Arbor. The state’s research universities and entrepreneurial support systems have fostered a growing tech community attracting startups, established technology companies and venture capital investments. Michigan’s focus on research and development, particularly in areas like mobility, advanced manufacturing and healthcare technologies, has positioned it as a hub for innovation and entrepreneurship.

Additionally, Michigan’s manufacturing sector extends beyond automobiles. The state’s skilled workforce and infrastructure support the production of aerospace components, industrial machinery and various consumer goods. The manufacturing industry continues to evolve and embrace advanced manufacturing technologies to remain competitive in the global market.