A Brand Valuation, also known as a trademark valuation, provides you with the value of the legal rights to the income stream derived from your trademark assets and your associated IP. We use a number of methodologies depending on your requested purpose, which can be Fair Value Exercises (IFRS 3 / FAS 141) on acquisition, Impairment Reviews, Chargeable Gains Transfers, Insolvency & Dispute or simply management information.
Brand Value is the capital value of economic benefits brought to an entity through use of a brand. This is most commonly done as a net present value of the estimated additional future cash flows generated by the Brand for the organisation.
The accepted standard on how to calculate brand value is ISO 10668:Brand Valuation, in which 3 broad approaches are accepted. The most commonly used of those is the Income approach, which has 6 accepted methodologies that use either future revenue or profit estimates to conduct the brand valuation.
For more information on Brand Valuation, have a read of our whitepaper on Value-Based Brand Management - Conducting Brand Valuations
For our rankings, like the Global 500, Brand Finance uses the Royalty Relief (also known as Relief from Royalty). For more information check out the methodology page here.