Overview

Open for business: Strong economic growth and an improved investment will benefit the industry

IBISWorld’s Business Valuation Firms Industry Research Report contains up-to-date data and analysis, allowing you to identify the strengths and potential weaknesses of major companies in the industry. Build your credibility with clients and prospects by sharing insights into the current and emerging trends driving their industry. Our market research gives you the tools to win new business and keep existing clients.

REPORT SNAPSHOT

Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$5bn
Annual Growth
11-16
1.3%
Annual Growth
16-21
Profit
Employment
89,012
Business
83,220

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The industry benefits from an improving investment environment and rising corporate profit
  • Operators in the industry charge an hourly rate for services or a flat fee for an appraisal report
  • Industry operators will continue to experience pressure from business valuation software

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    Demand for Business Valuation Firms industry services grows in line with corporate profit and access to credit, which boosts both M&A activity and the number of IPOs. Steady increases in the number of adults aged 65 and older prompts sales of businesses whose owners are reaching retirement. These events generally require industry services to determine the value of the businesses that are entering into sales agreements or issuing stock. Furthermore, the number of bankruptcies, which usually necessitate a business valuation firm to help with restructuring, has decreased considerably in recent years, causing industry revenue to only modestly increase over the five years to 2016...

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    Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

    The Business Valuation Firms industry is in the decline phase of its industry life cycle. Over the 10 years to 2021, IBISWorld estimates that industry value added (IVA), or the industry's contribution to the overall economy, will decrease at an annualized rate of 1.9%. In contrast, US GDP is expected to increase at an annualized rate of 2.1% in the same 10-year period. Despite being a well-established service, its negative contribution is indicative of an industry in decline.

    Over the past 10 years, industry operators are experiencing more competition for preliminary value studies from software publishers offering business valuation software and from large accounting firms and investment banks offering valuation services in-house. In ..

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    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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    Industry Products

    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

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Corporate profit
  • Initial public offerings
  • Business bankruptcies
  • Number of businesses
  • Access to credit
  • Investor uncertainty
  • Number of adults aged 65 and older

  • Current Performance
  • How valuation works
  • High competition
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Waning demand
  • External competition
  • Constrained profit
  • 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

  • Products & Markets
    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
  • Other
  • Individuals and households
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Business Valuation Firms Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitWagesPurchasesOther costsThe majority of industry operators lease their premises rather than buy them, raising rent costs. Utility expenses include electricity, gas, internet, telephone and other bills. As a result, rent and utilities costs are estimated to consume 4.2% of revenue for industry operators. Depreciation costs related to computer systems and other capital equipment upkeep is expected to account for 1.0% of industry revenue. Similarly, marketing efforts are estimated to consume 1.7% of industry revenue.
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Business Valuation Firms

  • Basis of Competition
    Internal competitionExternal competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Business Valuation Firms Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    There are no major players in this industry
    Operating Conditions
    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
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Business Valuation Firms Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Corporate profit (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    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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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
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