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Part one: what is the price of marketability?

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  • Publish date: 01 March 2011
  • Archived on: 15 November 2013

This article will examine the price of marketability in relation to valuations of shares in listed companies.

There are two terms in the world of valuation which can be very closely intertwined: the first of these is liquidity, which can be described as the degree to which a security can be converted into cash quickly without loss of value. The second is marketability, which can be described as the capability and ease of offering the security for sale.