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 agencies
Public relations firms
Digital marketing firms
Related consulting

Automobile Dealerships (Single, Multi-Location) Business Valuations

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

Beverage Distribution and/or Bottling Business Valuations

Anheuser Busch
Miller-Coors
Imported/regional brands
Pepsi
Coca Cola
Seven Up
Regional brands
Bottled water

Boat, Shipping Vessel Manufacturing Business Valuations

Pleasure power boat manufacturing
Power boat retailers
Luxury mega-yacht manufacturing

Building Materials Manufacturing Business Valuations

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

Cloud Services, Data Centers

Cloud services
Data centers
Exchange, web hosting
Managed services

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Construction/Contracting Business Valuations

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

Consulting Firm Business Valuations

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

Dental Practice Business Valuations

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

Distribution, Wholesale Business Valuations

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

E-Commerce Business Valuations

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

Education Services Business Valuations

Sylvan Learning Centers

Family Limited Partnership, LLC Business Valuations

Real estate
Marketable securities
Closely held stock
Notes, mortgages, other assets

Farming, Agriculture Business Valuations

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

Financial Services Business Valuations

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

Furniture Industry Business Valuations

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

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

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

Information Technology and Related Business Valuations

IT consulting firms
Cloud services/data centers (visit our Telecom, Cloud Services Division about services to this sector)
Value added resellers
Software as a service (SaaS)
Software development
Systems and software engineering
Supply chain software project installs
Government IT contractors
Defense-related IT contracting
Tax management IT contracting- state, local governments
Litigation support software and analysis
IT placement firms
Network premises wiring
Data mining
Ag chemical data mining

Life Sciences

Fetal bovine serum filtration, distribution
Life sciences products and supplies distribution

Manufacturing Business Valuations

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

Manufacturing- Fabrication Business Valuations

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

Medical Practice Business Valuations: Primary Care

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

Specialty

Orthopedics
Cardiology
Radiology
Radiation oncology
Anesthesiology
Thoracic surgery
Vascular surgery
Oncology
Ophthalmology
General surgery
Pediatric surgery
Pathology
Physiatry (Physical/Rehab. Medicine)
Dermatology
Mohs Surgery
Otolaryngology
Urology
Nephrology
Emergency medicine
Bariatric surgery
Weight loss clinics
Sleep medicine
Other specialties
Multi-specialty clinics

Other

Chiropractic
Optometry
Podiatry
Veterinary

Miscellaneous Business Valuations

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

Pharmaceutical Business Valuations

Manufacturing
Wholesale, distribution
Consulting
Drug testing
Clinical research organizations

Professional Practice Business Valuations (Medical, Dental Elsewhere)

Law firms
Accounting firms
Architectural firms
Engineering firms
Landscape design firms
Consulting firms

Publishing Business Valuations

Periodicals
Books
Research
Online

Real Estate Development, Investment Business Valuations

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

Real Estate, Related Business Valuations

Property management, leasing
Commercial listing firms
Residential listing firms

Recreation, Entertainment Business Valuations

Movie theater chains
Theme parks
Amusement centers
Bowling alley
Museum/national resort
Roller rinks
Summer resort operations

Restaurants and Related Business Valuations

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

Restricted Stock Valuations

In public companies
Blockage discounts

Retailer Business Valuations (Small, Regional, National)

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

Service Company Business Valuations (Not Elsewhere Classified)

Utility services-underground line identification.
Electric utility contracting firms- transmission, distribution
Funeral homes
Executive search
Temporary firms- office, clerical, industrial, technical
Real estate brokerage firms
Property management
Mortgage brokerage
Mortgage banking
Manufacturers’ reps
Product design and placement
Event planning
Rebate fulfillment
Auto glass repair
Security install/monitoring
Records management, storage
Office equipment leasing
Title insurance companies
Travel agencies
Vending machine services
Food brokers
Tax preparation firms
Natural gas brokers
Coal, oil brokers

Stock Option Valuations

Publicly traded companies
Closely held companies

Telecom, Communications Business Valuations

Local telephone companies
Voice over IP providers
Competitive local exchange carriers
Local cable television companies
Wireless Internet providers
Fiber transport networks
Cellular partnerships
Long distance- switch based
Long distance- resellers
Telecom equipment suppliers
Contractors
Cable TV systems
Paging
Police, fire communications
Internet service providers

Visit our Telecom, Cloud Services Division about services to this sector.

Temporary and Staffing Firm Business Valuations

Office temporary staffing
Industrial temporary staffing
Financial, accounting, IT staffing

Textile Business Valuations

Hosiery
Spinning
Dyeing and finishing
Yarns
Texturing
Broadwoven
Narrow fabric
Apparels
Fibers
Fiber Recycling
Textile specialty products
Blankets
Apparel
Screen printing of apparel
Specialty

Tobacco Related Business Valuation

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

Transportation and Supply Chain Business Valuations

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

Vending Services Business Valuations

Food service
Snacks
Stickers/tattoos
Air services
Condoms

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