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No two valuation assignments are the same, and we love the challenge of variety. Grounded in more than 25 years of experience, Quist brings a holistic approach to our business. Bringing the A Team, every time. Our staff of analysts has a wide breadth of experience – ranging from investment banking to asset management, corporate finance and financial advising.

Dividing Your Business: What Happens in Divorce?

As part of the divorce process, many assets and liabilities will have to be divided between the two spousal parties through a process called equitable distribution. Essentially, a court will classify property as either marital or separate, place a value on the property, and then distribute amongst the spouses. A bank

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Cannabis Industry Outlook and Trends – What Lies Ahead for 2020

The Cannabis industry continues to attract growers, retailers and other entrepreneurs in large numbers. While sales have increased substantially over the last several years, it is becoming apparent that a focus on fundamentals is becoming more important to stay solvent or become an attractive acquisition target. We recently participated in a

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3 simple steps to valuable prospective financials

Rick Harris is the Director of Finance for a 35-person engineering services company. The company prepares annual budgets each year but never created a multi-year forecast. The founder of the company is starting to contemplate transitioning out of the business and is considering all available options from creating an Employee Stock

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Happy Holidays from the Quist Valuation Team!

Thanks to all our customers, partners, and friends for a wonderful 2018. We started the year strong, with a great Open House and Art Walk, featuring our friend Will Day and his wonderful work on the walls of our new offices. In April, thanks to you we held a tremendously successful

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Valuing a Cannabis Business: Regulations and Assessment

Valuing a cannabis business is one of the most difficult appraisals performed today. We gathered experts for a round-table discussion on the industry and what they see going forward. In Part 2 of our series on Valuing a Cannabis Business, we talk more about the current state of the industry. Our

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Valuing a Cannabis Business

Appraising a cannabis business is one of the most thought-provoking valuations that are currently being performed. We pulled together experts in this area for a round-table discussion on this industry and what we see in the future. Our panel is made up of Quist Valuation seasoned professionals: Anas Elmadhun, Senior Financial

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How To Lose $9M In One Day.

We had the honor of hearing Ms. Bloom’s story at CTLF on October 3, 2018. Molly Bloom is the author of the best-selling book  Molly’s Game: The True Story of the 26-Year-Old Woman Behind the Most Exclusive, High-Stakes Underground Poker Game in the World! She is also the subject of the Oscar-nominated movie “Molly’s

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3 Strategies for Great Direct Investment In Private Equity

A family office approached Quist Valuation for assistance in managing the reporting that is necessary for their direct investing compliance. This office wanted to capture a higher return on their investment dollars through direct investmentsin private equity. Should your family office move to a direct investing model? Moving to a direct

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No Good Comps? 3 Better Ways to Business Valuation.

Are you ready to value your business? The Guideline Public Company method is a technique used to value a company based on the pricing multiples for similar companies (“Comps”). What if there are no good Comps to use during your company valuation? Comparing the size and scope of operations between companies

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3 Great Reasons to Get Your Business Revalued

Is it time to get your business revalued? The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act changes how businesses are valued. The new tax law affects each business differently and what was a reality even one year ago may no longer be true. Is your company worth more today than in 2017? Many

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The Loudest Voice About the Sale of Your Company

Who gets a say when it’s time to sell your company? You? A key employee? Members of your family? A minority shareholder? In the case of many businesses, some or all of these people have input about the sale of a business.  How does a business owner handle all these potential

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