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Getting Premium Value for Your Business

Getting Premium Value for Your Business

Angela Sadang, ASA, CFA

Director at Marks Paneth LLP

We all want to get the most for our companies in an acquisition, whether in an asset sale or a stock sale. The idea of getting premium value for our business is what many of us have in mind. But what exactly is “premium” value, and how do we achieve it? A good place to start is with a professional business valuation to see where things currently stand. But then what? Our guest on this segment has some thoughts that may help you work toward elevating your company’s value. Join us as we welcome corporate financial consultant Angela Sadang, director in the Financial Advisory Services Group at Marks Paneth LLP in New York.

Angela Sadang, CFA, ASA, is a Director in the Litigation and Corporate Financial Advisory Services Group at Marks Paneth LLP based in midtown Manhattan. Ms. Sadang specializes in business valuation and has more than 15 years of experience providing corporate financial consulting services and performing valuations. She serves both publicly traded and closely held companies in a wide range of industries that also involves various asset classes.

Her valuation experience includes business enterprise and intangible asset valuation for financial and tax reporting, gift/estate tax compliance, family wealth planning and ownership succession, litigation support, shareholder disputes, ESOPs, going private or public, fairness and solvency, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, reorganizations, and transfer pricing. Most of her assignments include valuation of minority and controlling interests in the capital stock of closely held corporations, publicly traded securities and restricted securities, and preferred stock warrants, options, and debt securities. Ms. Sadang is also experienced in the valuation of intangible assets and intellectual property, including trademarks/tradenames, patents, customer relationships, employee contracts, and technology.

Ms. Sadang started her consulting career at a Big Four professional services firm where she was involved in numerous transfer pricing and tax valuation projects for both US and foreign multinational companies in the financial services, manufacturing, technology, pharmaceutical, consumer, and retail industries. She has subsequently held senior positions in the valuation consulting practices of other professional services firms in the New York metropolitan area.

Before joining the consulting industry, Ms. Sadang worked in the financial services industry at JP Morgan Securities and Schroders PLC focusing on institutional equity research covering the Asian equity markets.

Ms. Sadang is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) as designated by the CFA Institute. She is also an Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) with specialty in business valuation as designated by the American Society of Appraisers. She holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Angela is an active member of the Wharton Club of New York and is currently an Advisory Board member of Financial Literacy Organization for Women and Girls, a charitable organization dedicated to empowering women and girls and/or mothers and daughters with financial knowledge and skills necessary for responsible decision making.

A Roadmap to the Successful Sale of Your Business (152 pages)

A Roadmap to the Successful Sale of Your Business (152 pages)

You could spend a lifetime figuring out how to successfully sell your business and still end up confused or clueless. What if you can stop the guesswork and start taking action now?

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