SBA Values Blog

In general, a small to mid-sized business is defined as a business that is privately owned and usually has up to 500 employees, depending on its industry. Calculating...

Valuing a business can be difficult and complicated. It requires following a complex set of rules, knowledge of valuation techniques, factors driving value in the industry, laws and...

In the previous SBAvalue™ article Calculating Cash Flow (appraiser vs. lender), we discussed how a business appraiser calculates Seller’s Discretionary Earnings (SDE), which is an integral cash flow...

Seller's Discretionary Earnings (SDE) is an integral cash flow stream for small businesses. SDE encompasses all cash flows paid to a single owner-operator, including an adjustment for owner's salary,...