Uncertainty is dominating the news cycle, and many companies have withdrawn earnings guidance until further notice. Almost every business has been affected by COVID-19 in one way or another, and quantifying COVID19’s impact is more complex than just an increase in the discount rate. How will COVID-19 affect the valuation of your business? The answer is one commonly provided by valuation experts: it depends. We’ll discuss COVID-19 factors, both positive and negative, that affect the value of privately held businesses.
Speaker: Jason Buhlinger, Brown Smith Wallace, St. Louis