PCE Announced as Finalist for Valuation Firm of the Year

PCE, a leading investment banking, valuation, ESOP and advisory services firm for middle-market companies, has been named a finalist in the Valuation Firm of the Year category for the 15th Annual M&A Advisory Awards. PCE has been selected from the Read More

Disappearing Discounts

RUN, DON’T WALK. Go see your estate planner NOW! On August 2nd, the Treasury issued proposed regulations that will drastically change estate planning.  If you have, or anticipate having, a taxable estate, you should visit your estate planner as quickly Read More

The Ultimate Guide to Valuations

Understanding the value of your business can be a complex topic involving both quantitative financial analysis and qualitative examination.   This paper breaks down the valuation methodologies in a straightforward format to help you understand the appraisal process and the reasons Read More

How to Value a Company: The Process

From inception to exit, there are many events within the business lifecycle that require you to have an understanding of the value of your business. This guide will unpack the step by step process used by businss valuation professionals to Read More

What to Expect When You Need a Valuation

Once you’ve have determined you need a business valuation, you may be wondering what to expect during the valuation process. This paper will guide you through the selection process of engaging the best valuation professional for your situation, as well Read More

Will Stewart Named Emerging Leader

PCE is pleased to announce that Will Stewart was named an Emerging Leader in the Dealmaker category by the M&A Advisor. The Annual M&A Advisor Emerging Leaders Awards recognize the achievements of young M&A, Financing and Turnaround professionals who have Read More

Dig a Little Deeper When Making Valuation Assumptions

By definition, business valuations require assumptions to be made.  The trick is to consider all elements of the business and market conditions to carry the assumptions to a reasonable conclusion. PCE was engaged to value the assets of an estate Read More

Providing Value, Not Just a Valuation

As valuation experts, we are also called upon to be advisors.  We could simply perform a valuation using the standard of value dictated by the client or attorney; that would certainly fulfill our role as an expert.  However, in most Read More

The Litigation Blame Game

Most people are aware of the litigious nature of our culture, and are clear on the notion that people are increasingly willing to play the “blame game” in the courts.  At the risk of stating the obvious, when confronted with Read More