There are a number of ways of valuing an ophthalmic company or an optician's practice, depending on individual circumstances and the future income stream which may arise from the practice. Opticians practices are usually valued on an an 'earnings' basis though a practice valuation can be assessed applying an 'assets' basis.
R A Valuation Services Limited is the only accredited valuer of Opticians Practices in the UK - an independent and impartial opticians business valuation specialist that provides sensibly and competitively priced ophthalmic practice valuation reports that are recognised in the industry as the only authoritative valuation. We have unrivalled expertise and experience in valuing independent practices plus joint venture and franchised stores - including Specsavers valuations, Vision Express valuations and Boots Opticians valuations.
We like to ensure that an appropriately experienced and senior valuer carries out the appraisal. All valuation work - and communication during the instruction process - is undertaken personally by a suitably experienced director of R A Valuation Services.
R A Valuation Services is a business valuation specialist and provides sensibly and competitively priced ophthalmic practice valuation reports for practices in the UK, Europe and Worldwide.
An accurate and independent assessment of the value of a business is an essential tool in any form of business change or development. R A Valuation Services' Valuation Reports are an important, if not vital, aid to business owners, prospective purchasers and their financial and legal advisers.
R A Valuation Services Limited is a UK registered company that was established in 1991 to set up and operate the Association of Optometrists’ (AOP) Practice Valuation Scheme. We have prepared thousands of practice valuations in the optical field since the Scheme started and are recognised as the only practice valuation experts and specialists in the UK and Ireland. Over the last ten years, we have increasingly been instructed to value practices overseas.
We are an independent organisation that specialises in providing practice valuations for the optometry profession, and - aside from the endorsement of the Association of Optometrists (AOP) to provide a valuation service to its members - is unconnected with any other agency or organisation in the optical profession.
How R A Valuation Services Values an Opticians Practice
We have expertise in valuing independent practices, and joint venture/franchised opticians - including Specsavers, Vision Express, Boots Opticians, Scrivens and many more - of all sizes and structures. Uniquely, we hold a huge database of previous practice sale transactional data and our valuation experts are able to precisely quantify the value of any practice within an affordable Practice Valuation Report.
We like to keep the process straightforward. Requirements are recent trading accounts together with completion of a simple questionnaire, but don't worry - we are happy to explain the process and help you with the information you will need to provide.
We endeavour to work to any timeframe requirement within reason. As anticipated completion times can be influenced by current workload and valuer availability, please contact R A Valuation Services on 01425 402 402 or email for details.
Our valuation service is sensibly and competitively priced. In order for us to provide an accurate quote for undertaking the valuation, please contact R A Valuation Services on 01425 402 402 or complete and forward an Initial Questionnaire.
An expert practice valuation supported by a professionally prepared Valuation Report from an independent and authoritative source is an essential aid for:
Valuation Reports produced by R A Valuation Services Ltd are recognised as the optical sector's only authoritative assessment. Practice valuations are bespoke and geared to each client’s individual circumstances and requirements; they are definitive and realistic in the market place. As we are recognised as expert witnesses for supplying Valuation Reports to UK courts and HMRC queries/challenges, we are acknowledged to be the authoritative business valuer by:
R A Valuation Services' Valuation Reports are tailor-made for their purposes, definitive and realistic in the market place. Indeed, such is their authority that an R A Valuation Services' Valuation Report is normally insisted upon in support of negotiations.
R A Valuation Services Ltd prepares hundreds of practice valuations each year. Clients can be assured that each valuation instruction receives the highest standard of expertise, knowledge and courteous professionalism. The need for the utmost confidentiality is recognised and clients are contacted strictly in accordance with their instructions. Details of a client's business are never disclosed or discussed with third parties without the client's clear consent.
Thank you for your interest in our practice valuation service. If you would like the basic fee structure please contact us by email or telephone 01425 402 402. If you would like to proceed with a practice valuation, please complete and return a copy of the Practice Valuation Questionnaire Form (on the right ) where appropriate and return with accounts for the last three years at your convenience.
There is one questionnaire that applies to the main branch (OP1) and a shorter questionnaire for any additional outlets (OP2).
Both Questionnaires are provided in PDF and Excel format.
Below is the Questionnaire Form in PDF and Microsoft Excel formats. Please complete and return by email (to firstname.lastname@example.org) together with accounts for the latest three years. We aim to keep our questionnaire simple and quick to complete.