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Valuation calculation?

    • 927 posts
    June 27, 2012 11:28 AM EDT


    One of the traditional methods of establishing the worth (valuation) of a company is to multiply the annual revenue (or profits) by some number. Usually this number is determined by the results of other companies in the same (or similar) industries.

    When using this method in a forward look at the future value in order to make present day decisions - most people "discount" the value of the dollar in the future.

    Finding a multiple for your industry can take a bit of research.

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    • 4 posts
    June 27, 2012 8:27 AM EDT

    For Seed/Startups. I found this post/pre money valuation calculation online:

    Post-Money = Terminal value in the (#)nth year / Anticipated ROI in the (#)nth year

    Pre-Money = Post-Money - Money (Capital invested)


    "To determine terminal value you must use a multiple of annual revenue"

    Question is, how do you determine the "multiple" for an Apparel (Fashion design) company?  Undecided I don't quite understand. Any help would be appreciated.