Over the past five years, demand for business valuation services has grown in line with corporate profit and access to credit, which has boosted both merger and acquisition (M&A) activity and the number of IPOs. In addition, steady increases in the number of adults aged 65 and older has prompted sales of businesses whose owners are reaching retirement. In the coming years, industry operators will continue to benefit from an improving investment environment and rising corporate profit. However, competition from new business valuation software will keep pricing competition significant between industry operators.
Companies in this industry estimate the value of an owner's interest in a business. Business valuation firms are used to determine how much an entity is willing to pay to buy a business or receive to sell a business. Business valuation can also be used for other legal and business purposes.
This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.