Companies seek business valuations for corporate governance or regulatory reasons, or management review for critical input for decision making process. In these instances the company is at a critical moment in its life. It may be planning a major acquisition, resolving a shareholder, or joint venture dispute, seeking to reduce the gap between intrinsic and market value.
A fairness opinion on a transaction is to satisfy regulatory requirements or corporate governance concerns.
Independent and objective advice, to determine the right price to pay or accept for a business.
Valuations of unlisted companies, businesses, shareholdings, goodwill, know-how, brands and other intangible assets.
Advice for Joint Ventures / Alliances on equity splits at formation or exit in an independent or advocate role.
Support for litigation or arbitration, particularly expert witness and adjudication work in business valuation disputes.
Valuation opinions for unquoted debt or equity instruments.
Valuations of intangible assets or intellectual property such as brands, know-how, trademarks, customer lists, intellectual property rights (IPR) and goodwill for commercial, tax or regulatory (IFRS / US GAAP ) reasons.
Valuations for regulatory purposes e.g. Takeover Code, the Companies Act.
Purchase Price Allocation for IFRS & US GAAP.
Impairment review of assets for IFRS & US GAAP.
Complex valuations including highly-leveraged businesses and international projects.
Investment decision analysis.
Maximizing tax benefits for individuals and organizations.