BVX Knowledge Base
BVX Knowledge Base
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  • Discover the valuation theory behind BVX®

    BVX® uses Income Approach and Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) method, and does not include the Market Approach or the Asset Approach.

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BVX® is a paradigm shift in the field of business valuation theory. 

​​Definitions of Price, Balance Sheet & Profit

BVX®'s definition of these terms may differ from other methods of valuation. Hence, they need to be understood before reviewing BVX's valuations.

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The unique BVX® Cash Flow definition

It is the cash flow after debt service, after taxes, after funding the operations, after putting aside Cash Reserves and Excess Cash,...

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Limitations of Traditional Income Methods

Traditional income approach has too many unrealistic assumptions and it uses WACC, which mathematically overvalues equity return if debt has a priority over equity. 

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Overview of outputs from BVX®

This section describes various output results and it provides details of how financials are calculated on various output screens.

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Help Sections

BVX® Setup Guide

Downloading & Installation: New Users

1)  Go to https://app.bvxpress.com/ to register as a New User.

2)  After creating a new account, you will be able to access your account page.
3)  Download BVX Desktop (or BVX Cloud if you'd prefer), install, and launch BVX.
4)  At launch you will be asked for an Activation Key, which you will receive in an email. Copy in this Activation Key and press the Activate button.
5)  Follow the remaining instructions, to start BVX.
Downloading & Installation: Existing Users

1) Go to https://app.bvxpress.com/ to login and download BVX.

2) Under 'Login', enter in your e-mail ID, and then click on 'Forgot Password?' You will receive a temporary password in an email, which can be used to create a new password.
3) After login, download BVX Desktop (or BVX Cloud if you'd prefer), install, and launch BVX.
4) At launch you will be asked for an Activation Key, which you will receive in an email. Copy in this Activation Key and press the Activate button.
5) Follow the remaining instructions, to start BVX.
How to Get Started with BVX®
  1. To start BVX®, double-click on the BVX icon on the desktop. BVX® opens with a New Valuation template. 

  2. Sample File: Go to File/Open and open the 1_TestFile. BVX® will automatically run the test file. In the center of the screen the display will show BVX® Running. If the installation is successful the display will switch to BVX® – Best Value in few seconds. Otherwise, it will show an error message. If so, please call 1-866-BVX-VALU if there are problems.

  3. New valuation: Enter data and click Deal Quantifier™ or Deal Optimizer™.  Top 2/3 of the screen is for inputs.  The bottom 1/3 of the screen is output summary.  Click tabs on top of the screen (like Income Stmt, Cash Flow, etc.) for more output results.

  4. On-screen help is available by clicking the appropriate label.

  5. To print a report, go to File and select Print/Export.