Business Valuation Experience

It is impossible to list all of the unique segments in which Banister Financial’s business valuation experts have experience. In the e-commerce and Internet related companies/services sector, many “traditional” company types listed here are also involved directly in or supporting or serving that sector.

Advertising, Public Relations, Digital Marketing and Communications Business Valuations

Advertising
Digital marketing
Public relations
Related consulting

Automobile Dealerships (Single, Multi-Location) Business Valuations

Accura
Audi
BMW
Buick
Cadillac
Chevrolet
Chrysler
Ford, Lincoln-Mercury
GMC
Honda
Hyundai
Infiniti
Lexus
Jaguar
Jeep
Kia
Land Rover
Mazda
Mercedes
Nissan
Toyota
Volvo

Beverage Distribution and/or Bottling Business Valuations

Anheuser Busch
Bottled water
Coca Cola
Craft beers
Miller-Coors
Monster
Pepsi
Ready-to-drink tea
Regional brands
Seven UP

Boat, Shipping Vessel Manufacturing Business Valuations

Mega-yacht
Pleasure power boat manufacturing
Power boat retailers

Building Materials Manufacturing Business Valuations

Box and containers
Brick
Drywall, acoustical tiles
Flooring
Forest products trucking
Hardwood flooring mills
Industrial pipe
Lumber mills- hardwood
Lumber mills- softwood
Pallets
Paper converter
Plywood mills
Ready mix plants
Roof truss
Windows and doors
Wood treating

Cloud Services, Data Centers

Cloud services
Data centers
Exchange, web hosting
Managed services

Construction/Contracting Business Valuations and Related

Asphalt reclamation
Commercial/industrial builders
Concrete
Construction/development
Drywall
Electrical utility
Electrical- commercial
Electrical- residential
Engineering firms
Environmental remediation
Fire control systems
Framing
General contractors
Grading contractors
Home repair/remodeling
HVAC
Insulation
Interior upfitting
Landscaping
Marine contractors
Other specialty contractors
Paving
Petroleum industry
Plumbing
Prison construction
Residential homebuilders
Road building
Septic tanks
Soil stabilization
Sprinkler
Steel erection
Structured cabling
Tower construction, management (wireless)
Utility lines
Water/sewer utility

Consulting Firm Business Valuations

Brand management
Financial management
Information technology (IT)
Management
Manufacturing
Marketing
Pharmaceutical
Software
Strategic
Turnaround management
Valuation
Web design

Dental Practice Business Valuations

General dentistry (single, multi-location)
Endodontics
Mobile dental
Oral surgery
Orthodontics
Pediatric dentistry
Restorative, esthetic

Distribution, Wholesale Business Valuations

Agricultural fumigants
Automation/robotics equipment
Automotive parts
Automotive tires/accessories
Aviation metals
Bakery products
Battery components
Beauty products
Building materials
Chemicals
Coffee
Commercial products
Commercial, institutional furniture
Construction equipment
Consumer products
Cookies
Copiers, document imaging
Cross-stitch products
Defense products
Doors, door hardware
Electrical supplies
Equipment, supplies- correctional facilities
Farming equipment
Fish byproducts
Flow controls
Food and consumer sundries
Food Products
Foodservice equipment
Halloween/magic supplies
Hammocks
Hardware
Hardware, building supplies
Hispanic foods
Hospital supplies
Hot spices
Household appliances
Household electronics
Hunting supplies
Industrial equipment
Industrial gases
Industrial products
Industrial supplies
Institutional food
Interior doors
Janitorial supplies
Lawn, garden equipment
Lift truck dealers
Lighting
Lubricants
Lumber
Material handling equipment
Meat purveyors
Nursery
Office products, supplies
Party supplies
Plastics
Point of sale equipment
Polymers
Pottery
Power generation equipment
Process controls
Reconstructive and trauma products
Roadbuilding, paving equipment
Sanitary equipment for food processing
Sausage
Seafood wholesale
Seasonings
Soaps
Sporting goods
Stone
Tires
Tools
Uninterruptible power supplies
Utility lift (bucket) trucks
Video poker machines
Wood chippers

E-Commerce Business Valuations

(many businesses on this page have some e-commerce element, partial or full)

Education Services Business Valuations

Home schooling products
Sylvan Learning Centers

Family Limited Partnership, LLC Business Valuations Holding Various Assets

Closely held stock
Hedge fund interests
Marketable securities
Notes, mortgages
Private equity interests
Real estate
Various other assets

Farming, Agriculture Business Valuations

Agricultural fertilizer, pesticide distribution
Cattle farming
Commodities dealers
Commodity statistics, research publishers
Cotton ginning
Farming
Farming implement dealers
Feed mills
Fumigants- manufacturing, distribution
Peanut processing
Trading companies

Financial Services Business Valuations

Consumer finance
Discount brokerage
Financial consulting
Financial services
Hedge fund mgt.
Insurance adjusting
Insurance agencies
Insurance companies
Leasing companies
Mortgage banking
Mortgage brokerage
Personal financing planning
Private equity
Proprietary trading
Regional savings and loans
Regional/community banks
Turnaround management
Venture capital
Wealth management

Furniture Industry Business Valuations

Casegoods mftg.
Furniture discount retail
Furniture pieces
Furniture representatives
Furniture retailers, including online retailers
Furniture trucking
Hammocks
Hardgoods manufacturing
Metal furniture manufacturing
Metal furniture slides mftg.
Upholstery mftg.

Health Care Related Business Valuations: (Medical, Dental Practices in Separate Category)

Adult living consulting firms
Adult congregate living facilities
Ambulatory surgery centers
Case management
Claims management
Durable medical equipment
Eye laser surgery centers
Home health care
Home infusion therapy
Lithotripsy partnerships
Medical billing
Medical imaging centers
Medical laboratories
Medical temporaries
Mobile cath labs
Nursing homes
Orthopedic brace distribution
Orthopedic brace mftg.
Orthopedic device sales agency
Pathology laboratory services
Physical therapy
PPO network
Third party administrator (TPA)- health, medical, workers comp. claims)
Urgent care center

Information Technology and Related Business Valuations

Cloud services
Data center
Defense-related IT contracting
Government IT contractors
IT consulting firms
Litigation support software and analysis
Software as a service (SaaS)
Software development
Supply chain software project installs
Systems, software engineering
Tax management contracting- govts
Value added resellers (VARs)

Life Sciences

Fetal bovine serum filtration, distribution
Life sciences products, supplies

Manufacturing Business Valuations

Automotive chemicals
Automotive upholstery
Automotive, industrial cleaners
Bakery
Brass fittings
Brick making equipment
Building materials
Business forms
Chemicals
Coffee roasting
Commercial printers
Communications equipment
Controls, piping
Cookies
Custom metal fabrication, machine shops
Doors
Electric utility switches, related
Electronic switchgear
Fabric/material converting
Fire protection devices
Fish, crab dehydrating
Flexible packaging
Flow controls
Golf and sporting goods
Hot sauces
Hot spices
Industrial automotive lubricants
Industrial gases
Metal treating
Millwork
Non-woven products
Paper converting
Paperboard boxes
Party supplies
Plastic bags
Plastic sheet
Pneumatic equipment
Precision bearings
Pressure sensitive paper
Process controls
Ready to drink tea
Sign manufacturing
Signs
Soaps, cleaning products
Specialty cabinetry
Specialty chemicals
Steel
Tags, business labels
Telecom equipment
Trusses
Wild game attractants
Windows
Wood chipping

Manufacturing- Fabrication Business Valuations

Aerospace
Automotive components
Custom machining, fabrication
Doors
Firedoors
Furniture and parts
Machine parts
Machine tools
Pressure vessels
Steel fabrication
Steel springs, coils
Trucking components

Medical Practice Business Valuations: Primary Care

Family practices
General practices
Internal medicine
Pediatrics
Obstetrics and gynecology
Occupational medicine

Medical Practice Business Valuations: Specialties

Anesthesiology
Bariatric surgery
Cardiology
Dermatology
Emergency medicine
Gastroenterology
General surgery
Medical oncology
Mohs Surgery
Multi-specialty clinics
Nephrology
Oncology
Ophthalmology
Orthopedics
Other specialties
Otolaryngology
Pathology
Pediatric surgery
Physical and Rehabilitative Medicine
Plastic Surgery
Radiation oncology
Radiology
Retinal Surgery
Sleep medicine
Thoracic surgery
Urology
Vascular surgery
Weight loss clinics

Other Healthcare Related

Chiropractic
Optometry
Podiatry
Veterinary

Miscellaneous Business Valuations

Auto body shop
Auto repair
Coal mining
Daycare nursery
Environmental consulting, clean-up
Golf cart distribution
Ice manufacturing
Karaoke music production, distribution
Marinas
Materials logistics
Metals recycling
NASCAR racing teams
Oil and gas
Outdoor advertising
Party tent, chair rental
Petroleum specialties
Point-of-purchase displays
Publishing (Newspaper)
Quarry/mining
Railroad
Sheltered housing
Shipyard and dry-dock
Weekly publications

Pharmaceutical Business Valuations

Clinical research organizations
Consulting
Drug testing
Manufacturing
Wholesale, distribution

Professional Practice Business Valuations (Medical, Dental Elsewhere)

Accounting firms
Architectural firms
Consulting firms (separate category)
Engineering firms
Landscape architecture, design
Law firms
Surveying

Publishing Business Valuations

Books
Online specialty industry news
Periodicals
Research

Real Estate Development, Investment Business Valuations

Apartments
Billboards
Commercial properties
Fast food properties
Infrastructure
Mini-storage
Mobile home parks
Real estate developers
Real estate holdings cos. 
Real estate private fund groups
Residential properties
Shopping centers

Real Estate, Related Business Valuations

Commercial listing
Property management, leasing
Residential listing

Recreation, Entertainment Business Valuations

Amusement centers
Bowling alleys
Movie theater chains
Museum/national heritage site
Roller rinks
Summer resort
Theme parks

Restaurants and Related Business Valuations

Applebee’s
Backyard Burgers
Bojangles
Burger King
Development agents
Dominoes
Five Guys
Franchisees of national chains
Franchisors
Frozen yogurt
Hardee's
Krispy Kreme
Locally owned restaurants
McDonalds
Papa Johns
Pizza Hut
Restaurants with microbreweries
Subway
Wendy's

Restricted Stock, Blockage Valuations

Blockage discounts for public stock
Restricted stock in public companies

Retailer Business Valuations (Small, Regional, National)

Beauty salons/hairstyling
Car washes
Convenience store chains
Department store chains
Discount liquor retail
Discount retail chains
Dollar store chains
Dry-cleaners
Farming goods retaiil chains
Footware
Furniture
Halloween/magic supplies
Hardware, building supplies
Health clubs
Lumber retailing
Motorcycle dealers
Multi-unit specialty retailers
Nursery
Office supplies
Paints
Party supplies
Petroleum dealers
Tire, repair centers

Service Company Business Valuations (Not Elsewhere Classified)

Auto glass repair
Coal, oil brokers
Electric utility contracting distribution
Event planning
Food brokers
Funeral homes
Manufacturers’ reps
Natural gas brokers
Office equipment, small ticket leasing
Product design, placement
Property management
Rebate fulfillment
Records management, storage
Security install/monitoring
Tax preparation
Title insurance companies
Travel agencies
Utility services-underground line identification
Video poker operators

Stock Option Valuations

Closely held companies
Publicly traded companies

Telecom, Communications Business Valuations

Cable TV systems
Cellular partnerships
Competitive local exchange carriers
Contractors
Fiber networks
Internet service providers
Local telephone cos.
Long distance- resellers
Long distance- switch based
Paging
Police, fire communications
Tower construction, mgmt.
Telecom equipment suppliers
Voice over IP providers
Wireless Internet providers

Staffing Firm Business Valuations

Accounting
Construction
Dental/dentists
Executive search
Financial
Industrial temporary
Information technology (IT) staffing
Lab, and validation
Nursing
Office, clerical
Physician

Textile Business Valuations

Apparel mftg
Blankets
Broadwoven
Dyeing, finishing
Fiber Recycling
Fibers
Hosiery
Narrow fabric
Screen printing of apparel
Specialty
Spinning
Textile specialty
Textured yarns
Yarns

Tobacco Related Business Valuation

Cigarette manufacturing
Cigarette, tobacco wholesale
Electronic cigarette manufacturing
Tobacco auction warehouses
Tobacco contract receiving stations

Transportation and Supply Chain Business Valuations

Aircraft charter, leasing
Aircraft component manufacturing
Aviation fixed base operators
Bulk hauling
Commercial cargo airline
Commercial trucking
Commodities hauling
Enzyme hauling
Freight forwarders, freight brokers
Freight handling, grocery industry
Freight unloading
Logistics
Moving, storage
Petroleum hauling
Propane hauling
Railroad
Stone, aggregate

Vending Services Business Valuations

Air services
Condoms
Food service
Snacks
Stickers/tattoos
Vending machine services

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