Franchise Valuations, Ltd

The leading authority on issues unique to our practice - valuations and damages, expert testimony, tax nexus reviews, cyber crime analysis and succession planning for franchise, dealer and distributor companies

We work for franchisors, franchisees and regulators. Some of our recent engagements have included:

  • Pre-litigation damages assessments for Plaintiffs and Defendants (how much are you really fighting over)
  • Valuation of a franchise system for tax purposes (for the IRS)
  • Intangible Property Valuations for inter-company pricing or contribution to Intangible Property Holding companies (IPHCs)
  • Determining Fair Value (or Appraisal Rights) in an oppressed shareholder situation
  • Determining whether alleged behavior constitutes tax fraud in violation of "obey all laws" clauses in franchise agreements
  • Valuations and discount computations of franchises for gift and estate tax purposes
  • Nexus audits of potential income and sales tax liability for multi-state franchisors

Genuine experts in franchise valuation are rare. This article from Business Appraisal Practice, "Why Valuing Franchise Businesses is Different from Valuing Other Businesses" explains why it's important for appraisers to have franchise-specific knowledge.

Click on these links to some of our recent publications on Succession Planning for Franchisees, Damages for Lost future Profits in Franchise Disputes - Overcoming the New Business Rule and Establishing Reasonable Certainty, Baby Boomers in Franchising: Exit and Success Planning, Identify What's Missing From Your Cyber-Security Posture, Lost Future Royalties and the Value of a Terminated Franchise.

Franchise Valuations Ltd. 529 Mountain Road, Bloomingburg, NY 12721
Tel: 212-689-0400 Fax: 212-696-9569