Information Needed For

A Business Valuation 

​A business valuation provides the business owner with multiple facts and figures regarding the actual worth or value of the company in terms of market competition, asset values, and income values.

  • A detailed description of what is for sale. 

  • Details about what is not for sale. 

  • A history of the company.

  • balance sheet for each quarter for the past 3 - 5 years. 

  • Income statements - financial statements for each quarter for the past 3-5 years.

  • Company financial forecasts (balance sheets and income statements) for 5 years.

  • Details on the industry and the company's market share in that industry.

  • Detailed demographic information of the company's market.

  • A detailed competitive analysis, including top competitors and their products/services.

  • Legal type and ownership structure, including owners and percentages of ownership.

  • Tax returns for the past 3 - 5 years. 

  • Discussion of any audits.

  • Any liens against the business by contractors or suppliers. 

  • All potential and current litigation issues identified.

  • Resumes of all company owners and top management executives.

  • Current monthly payroll data - number of employees and their functions.

  • A current organization chart.

  • A summary of product inventory amounts for each product (from physical inventory).

  • A listing of all current suppliers.

  • Information on current customers & competitors - if possible.

  • Payment history of customers, including accounts receivable aging report, for 3 - 5 years.

  • Information on employee benefit plans and costs.

  • Information on contracts with top executives and managers.

  • Information on obligations for retirement plans, profit sharing, stock options, and bonuses.

  • Intellectual property - patents, copyrights, trademarks/service marks, licenses.

  • A listing of all business advisers - attorney, CPA, consultants and any contracts or retainers.

C Lanclos 
Lanclos Business Brokers, LLC
703 East 16th Avenue
Covington, LA  70433
Licensed in Louisiana
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