Eddy N. Kemp

(808) 239-9300


Kelly W. K. Zane

(808) 271-4296

Business Valuation

Business valuation is the process of estimating the value of a business or business ownership interest. It requires an in-depth understanding of current valuation theory, sound professional judgment, and adherence to valuation standards.


Pacific Business Valuation’s professionals have collectively valued hundreds of privately-held businesses and business ownership interests. With that experience, they possess the knowledge and expertise to provide valuation services for a variety of purposes.

Reasons for Valuation

  • Business transition planning
  • Gift and estate tax appraisals
  • Buy/sell agreements
  • Strategic planning
  • Mediation and litigation
  • Partner/shareholder disputes
  • Divorce
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs)
  • Merger & acquistion
  • Due diligence
  • Financing

Sample Engagements

Business Transition Planning – Valued family construction businesses for exit planning purposes to assist with the transfer of ownership from father to son.

Divorce – Valued dental offices for divorce purposes; Testified in family court regarding opinion of value; Assisted with the preparation of written closing arguments.

Gift & Estate Tax Appraisals – Valued real estate and investment holding entities for gift and estate tax purposes; Determined discounts for lack of control and lack of marketability using widely accepted methods, studies and databases.

Merger & Acquisition – Estimated value of various physician practices to assist with due diligence process.

The Valuation Process

Business Valuation Infographic

The Valuation Process