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  • Valuing Your Dental Practice
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    Valuing Your Dental Practice

    You’ve worked hard and you should be proud of yourself – you’ve graduated from your College of Dentistry and are ready to embark on your career. Or say, you’ve worked hard and are ready to retire.  Either way – congratulations!  Whatever the stage in your career, you will, at some point, be considering purchasing or selling a dental practice, or may...

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  • Keeping up with the Jones’ – Comparing your business to your competitors. Why we use industry averages in our valuation
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    Keeping up with the Jones’ – Comparing your business to your competitors. Why we use industry averages in our valuation

    Everyone does it.  People will try to peer into their neighbours’ yards to see what they have and what they are doing.  As valuators, we do that for your business. We look into your competitors’ financial health and compare it to your business’. Specifically, we look how your business’ financial ratios compare to industry averages. Industry Averages ...

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  • Why Do I Need a Valuation? – Employee Stock Ownership Plans
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    Why Do I Need a Valuation? – Employee Stock Ownership Plans

    Motivated employees are creative, efficient and hard working. So how can you keep your employees motivated? Companies, often under the direction of their human resource departments, have a wide variety of incentive programs at their disposal, such as promotions, pay raises and bonuses. In addition to traditional incentives, however, privately-owned compani...

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  • Don’t Pay Too Much for that Business-The Basics of Contingent Consideration
  • Hired Guns in the Court System?
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    Hired Guns in the Court System?

    Hired guns. TV legal dramas show witness stands full of shady “experts” who bow to the wishes of either clients or legal counsel in an attempt to earn some easy cash. What systems are in place to protect the courts from biased experts? Expert witnesses are unique because they use their specialized knowledge to testify their opinion of the facts (most oth...

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