Many firms turned to equity financing during the downturn to make up for their cash shortage. That solution can help keep a business afloat, but each time this type of funding is raised, a company must be appraised, says Jeffery Sohl, the director of the University of New Hampshire's Center for Venture Research. If owners revaluate their companies when values are lower, they may have to hand over more ownership in the company because the same amount of money buys more when values sink, he says.
Selling When Business Valuations Are Low
Original Publication Date:08/10/2009