It is inevitable; all successful businesses eventually undergo some form of ownership transition. People do not live forever, so businesses must be passed on in one way or another. There are numerous scenarios under which such transitions occur; however, all transitions must invariably address the question of value.
The purpose of this whitepaper is to provide an informative overview regarding the valuation of agricultural equipment and machinery dealerships. A lack of knowledge regarding the value of your business could be very costly. Opportunities for successful liquidity events may be missed or estate planning could be incorrectly implemented based on misunderstandings about value. In addition, understanding how equipment and machinery dealerships are valued may help you understand how to grow the value of your business and maximize your return when it comes time to sell.