Fast Track – Valuation Documents You Need

Hello attorney or business owner! If you want me to value a business for you, I need these items. Some items may not apply and that’s OK. Contact me right away if you have questions.

Thank you,
Joshua L. Horn, CPA/ABV, CVA
Horn Valuation
Curriculum Vitae:

Business Valuation Request List

  • Person and Company requesting report
  • Contact information for person requesting report
  • Report deadline
  • Report purpose – settlement, trial, or sale
  • Business’ industry, products, and services
  • Business name
  • Owner name(s)
  • Percentage breakdown of ownership by owner
  • Physical address(es) of business
  • Valuation date
  • Standard of value, if determined by law or case
  • Premise of value, if determined by law or case
  • Number of shares to be valued
  • Total number of shares outstanding
  • Whether the interest has control over the business
  • Whether the interest is marketable
  • Type(s) of shares issued (common, preferred, etc.) and the rights associated with each share class
  • All documents affecting the ownership interest. (Shareholder agreements, operating agreements, buy-sell agreements, etc.)
  • Most recent six years of financial statements
  • Most recent six years of tax returns
  • Interim financial statements through the valuation date
  • Detailed depreciation schedule for the most recent full year
  • Contact information for Owners, unless case to be directed by Attorney
  • Phone numbers, email addresses, and mailing addresses of Attorneys
  • Phone numbers, email addresses, and mailing addresses of Accountants
  • Estimated business site visit date
  • Estimated owner and management interview date
  • Party responsible for report fee and their name, address, and email