How do you value a business?

Read about the various methods brokers and corporate finance advisors use to value a business.

Or contact us today, we offer a free indication of value for business owners considering a sale.

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Request a free business valuation

Do you require a valuation because you are considering selling a business? 

Owners of businesses with a turnover of £1m+ are eligible for a business valuation free of charge*.

Discover what your business is really worth with a free valuation provided by an expert Business Broker.

Our valuations and advice on business sales are provided on a confidential and no-obligation basis.


We provide realistic value expectations to business owners to allow them to properly consider the timing and possibility of a business sale.

How to value a business?

How does an expert business broker value a business for sale?

Learn how to value a business and about the different factors and issues that can affect business valuations.

Gain an understanding of the various methods used to estimate business value and discover how you can set realistic value expectations and goals.

Business valuation methods:

  • A multiple of EBITDA

  • A multiple of the business annual turnover

  • A multiple of the net profits

  • A valuation based on the balance sheet

  • Discounted cash flow

Free Value Builder Report - Includes Estimate of Value

Generate a Free Value Builder Report
for your business


By completing the Value Builder questionnaire in less than 15 minutes you can generate a report with an estimate of value and perhaps more importantly the various factors that affect the value of your business.


Free Report with estimate of Value included

The questionnaire takes 15 minutes to complete and once finished we will email across your report as a PDF.

The Free Value Builder Report examines and explains the various risks, dependencies, desirable attributes and vulnerabilities of your business.


The Value Builder algorithm scores these factors. These scores and the financial information you provide are combined to generate an estimate of value.