June 2— With a major economic downturn and businesses hit particularly hard from the COVID-19 pandemic, many family business owners are asking: What does this mean for the valuation of closely held businesses that have no readily observable market prices? It stands to reason that the same uncertainties sweeping through the public markets would also impact smaller private companies in even more profound ways, with travel, leisure, and retail businesses being especially hard hit.
May 26— The unprecedented economic circumstances stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic are only beginning to be understood and will likely be felt for some time.
Is your business set up to keep operating if you are not there to run it? Thompson Coburn LLP Partner Stephen B. Gorin discusses how life insurance for business owners is key in helping sustain business operations and cash flow, and pay taxes, in the event of your premature death with Wilmington Trust’s President, Western Region Brian Oard and Chief Wealth Strategist Alvina Lo.Download Transcript >Please see important disclosures at the end of the video.