Business Valuations

Blum & Colombe, Ltd. performs approximately 75 business valuations per year. Our clients vary widely, the only commonality is that they are all privately owned. In size, they range from under $1.0 million of annual revenues to over $1.0 billion; most are between $3.0 million and $50.0 million. A list of the industries of our clients is included on our experience page.

The purposes of our business valuations include:

Business succession planning

Shareholder sales and redemptions

Purchase and sale of businesses

Estate and gift matters

Employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs)

Management incentive plans, including SARs, phantom stock, etc.


Litigation support


Blum & Colombe, Ltd. is not an accounting firm; it was established on the premise that being an independent firm is important to ensure that there is no real or perceived conflict of interest when valuing our clients' businesses.