Booming business: An improving investment environment will boost industry demand

Operators in the Business Valuation Firms industry, also called appraisers, quantify the financial worth of companies of various sizes, from small proprietorships to large multinational corporations. Demand for business valuation services grows in line with corporate profit and access to credit, which boosts both M&A activity and the number of IPOs. However, over the past five years to 2018, the number of IPOs and business bankruptcies declined (bankruptcies usually necessitate a business valuation firm to help with restructuring), providing a smaller pool of contracts for the industry. Due to the abundance of independent appraisers, nonemployers are estimated to account for the majority of industry revenue and establishments...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$4bn
Annual Growth 13-18
-0.8%
Forecast Growth 18-23
Profit
Employment
148,311
Businesses
136,761
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Industry operators will benefit from an improving investment environment and rising corporate profit
  • In addition to M&A and IPO markets, sales of businesses by owners reaching retirement age drives demand for industry services
  • Industry revenue is linked to corporate profit and access to credit
  • Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    The Business Valuation Firms industry contended with challenging conditions in the five years to 2018, particularly at the start of the current period. Operators in the industry (also known as business appraisers) determine the value of stock, buildings, equipment and intangible assets, including brand and intellectual property. In doing so, valuation firms quantify the financial worth of a business and the value of an owner’s interest. This information helps a company determine how much should be paid for a potential acquisition target or how much a company should seek when it attempts to divest operations. Bus...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Business Valuation Firms Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Business Valuation Firms Industry are

  • Having a good reputation
  • Access to a highly skilled workforce
  • Access to niche markets
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Corporate profit and Initial public offerings in the Business Valuation Firms industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Business Valuation Firms Industry?

    Companies in this industry estimate the value of an owner’s interest in a business. Business valuation firms are used to determine how much an entity is willing to pay to buy a business or receive to sell a business. Business valuation can also be used for other legal and business purposes.

    Industry Products
  • Capitalization of income valuation
  • Asset valuation
  • Owner benefit valuation
  • Market valuation
  • Industry Activities
  • Provision of market valuations
  • Provision of liquidation valuations
  • Provision of insurance valuations
  • Provision of residual valuations
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Corporate profit
  • Initial public offerings
  • Business bankruptcies
  • Number of businesses
  • Access to credit
  • Investor uncertainty

  • Current Performance
  • The valuation process
  • Industry landscape
  • Consolidation and profit
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Steady demand
  • External competition
  • Adapting to a changing climate
  • Table: Business Valuation Firms Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Business Valuation Firms Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Manufacturing
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
  • Law Firms

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Commercial Leasing
  • Computer & Printer Leasing

  • Products & Services
  • Capitalization of income valuation
  • Asset valuation
  • Owner benefit valuation
  • Market valuation
  • Chart: Business Valuation Firms Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Private firms
  • Government institutions
  • Individuals and households
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Business Valuation Firms Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitWagesPurchasesOther costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Business Valuation Firms

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Business Valuation Firms Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Business Valuation Firms Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Business Valuation Firms Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Corporate profit (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Estate Planning
  • The process of arranging for the disposal of an estate.
  • Intangible Asset
  • Identifiable non-monetary assets that cannot be physically measured but are identifiable as an asset, including trade secrets and brand name.
  • Investor Uncertainty
  • Also known as the fear index. It is the expected annualized change of the S&P 500 over the next 30 days.
  • Nonemployer
  • A business with no paid employees. Typically, self-employed individuals with annual business revenue of at least $1,000 and subject to federal income taxes.
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