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Valuing the Closely Held Firm

Michael S. Long and Thomas A. Bryant


A closely held firm is not a smaller version of a large public firm, anymore than a child is a miniature adult. While realizing that like large corporations, value comes from a business' ability to generate future cash flows, this book emphasize the differences between the two. The primary question is does a separate entity exist or is the business just an extension of its principal owner or manager? If yes, how does this business vary from a large publicly traded firm with market and not management control? This book gets to the fundamental differences between the two and the adjustments made ... More

Keywords: corporations, cash flow, owner, manager, business, large public firm, management control

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780195301465
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2008 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301465.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michael S. Long, author
Rutgers Business School
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Thomas A. Bryant, author
Nicholls State University