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Every Business Needs Valuation

Most business owners wait until an outside event forces them to get a valuation. However, a proper valuation is not only for when you want to sell a company. In fact, understanding how much your business is worth today can put you in a better position to achieve your goals tomorrow. You just need a partner to give you context around that valuation and solid guidance on what to do with it.

Quist: Simplifying Valuation

For nearly four decades, Quist has worked to make valuation as simple and clear as possible. We’ve seen business owners in every situation imaginable. We’ve developed the processes and technology to provide accurate valuations and guidance for every one of them. No matter where you are in your owner journey, after partnering with us, you’ll take control of your company’s value in a way that is actionable and attainable.

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Determining and Enhancing Business Value

Learn how Quist’s valuation software helped one business owner take control of valuing her company and improve processes to enhance its worth.


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According to Peter Christman, an original co-founder of EPI, one of the key components to building a successful plan for exit involves maximizing the business’ value and ensuring that the business is transferable. Advisors play a key role in helping clients develop and implement these...

January 9, 2024


ESOPs: A Must-Consider Exit Strategy for Business Owners, with Colorado’s Innovative Tax Credit Leading the Way

Has your business reached the point of success where an exit strategy seems like the next logical step? A smart business owner plans ahead and understands all their options when it comes to implementing an exit strategy so that they can get the most out...

December 27, 2023


What Factors Determine the Need for a Certified Valuation vs. an Estimate of Value?

A Certified Valuation and an Estimate of Value are two different methods of determining the value of a business, asset, or property. The factors that will require a Certified Valuation vs. an Estimate of Value will depend on the purpose of the valuation and the...

September 27, 2023

Case Study

How Quist Helps Business Owners Determine and Enhance the Value of Their Business

When personal challenges led Kathy M. to initiate plans for selling her locally-owned manufacturing company in 2018, she turned to Quist. Kathy had never had her business formally valued. She wasn’t sure if the value of her business would match her expectations or even if...

August 9, 2023

Case Study

How Quist Valuation Helps Ready For Next Advisory Group Create Clear Paths For Client Success

As an early adopter of the Certified Exit Planning Advisor (CEPA®) credential in 2008, Sean Hutchinson has worked with countless valuation and business assessment solutions and partners over the years. Some tools were too complex for clients to use, and others produced information that was...

July 3, 2023


Navigating the complexities of managing a Family Business

Family-run businesses can face unique complexities that may not exist in other businesses. These include: Family dynamics: In a family-run business, family members are both co-workers and family members, which can create complex dynamics. Conflicts that arise in the business can spill over into personal...

May 4, 2023


Top Three Metrics Driving SaaS Company Valuations

Software as a Service (“SaaS”) businesses are unique and require special considerations when valuing them. Over the past decade the SaaS industry has exploded in size driven by continuous product innovation and constant optimization of business models. According to Deloitte, the size of the global...

April 19, 2022


Inflationary Impacts on M&A Activity

According to a recent S&P Global webinar, 53.7 percent of participants polled believe that inflation will have a significant impact on M&A activity. First quarter 2022 has proven this belief to be true so far: M&A activity is being driven by three primary factors: Bottom...

April 19, 2022


How to Preserve Dealership Value: Focus on the Customer

Recent headwinds facing the globalized economy have afforded car dealerships some of the most profitable years in decades. The average new car sales price reached $46,000 as of February and new and used car prices increased 12.2% and 40.4% year over year, respectively. It’s an...

March 22, 2022


2022 Colorado State of Owner Readiness™ Survey

Quist helped sponsor the 2022 Colorado State of Owner Readiness™ survey, in partnership with the State of Colorado, the Exit Planning Institute, and other strategic partners.This research had been conducted in over 11 markets across the country, but this was the first time a state-wide...

March 1, 2022


Personal Goodwill in a Merger & Acquisition Transaction

Summary: Selling a business can require some of the most important tax planning an owner may ever need. This is particularly true when a business that has operated as a C corporation is sold as an assets sale. In this situation, the owner may be...

January 13, 2022


The Perfect Storm

We are busy – and the abundance of activity is a result of essentially “the perfect storm,” due to not one, not two, but three fundamental drivers. The recipe for this storm situation is as follows: Taxes (or the avoidance thereof)Buying and selling + lots of...

November 29, 2021

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