Establishing the value of intangibles or such as patents, trademarks, copyrights or simply customer lists can be one of the more illusory activities in the world of commerce today. We cannot encourage you enough not to buy or sell an intangible asset until you have discussed your options with our firm. The nuances can be tricky and can result in huge swings in perceived factors.
While other companies claim to be able to value assets in this area, it has long been known that crunching numbers and tapping into what the marketplace will pay are two different matters. Because Parro International is active in mergers and investment acquisitions in this area, we know not only how the numbers work but also about the "soft" factors. Numbers are just numbers unless you have someone willing and ready to affect the other side of the transaction.
Having had significant impact in the Life Sciences and intellectual propert sectors because of our deep roots in this service sector we not only can give you an idea of the value of intellectual property but also teach you about the business and market factors factors that can increase that value.
Personal goodwill and enterprise goodwill are two different concepts that are valued by two entirely different methods. Methods are available to segregate personal and entity goodwill. It is important to do so because of issues that arise in litigation as well as enterprise valuation. For example, the amount of life insurance needed to fund buy sell agreements will vary greatly depending on the segregation of these two factors.
Patents, Trademarks, Copywrites
Some of the most difficult intangibles to appraise are patents and copywrites. Because we are knowledgeable of the markets in which we operate, these intangibles can be valued in a manner that generates the information you need for whatever transaction you are planning.