Business valuation: For companies of any size
We support complex business valuation and consulting projects – and provide solutions of outstanding technical quality specifically tailored to your needs that will hold forth in court. Transaction Consulting: Focused on individual solutions and tailored to the needs of mid-market companies. A multiplicity of occasions may lead to merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions. Whether an entire company, or a shareholding in a company, is to be purchased or sold, we will work with you on a solution tailored to your needs. In the same spirit, we will assist you in the development of an appropriate succession plan for family-owned companies.
The occasions for business valuations are manifold – acquisitions, mergers, arbitration proceedings, entry and retirement of shareholders, management buy-outs, management buy-ins, division of an estate, privatizations or settlements under family law. Besides, business valuations for balance sheet, succession and tax law purposes are gaining in importance. Our valuation professionals may offer you the valuation support you need, in accordance with the officially acknowledged professional standards. Whatever circumstances demand we will adopt the role of neutral expert, reviewer or advisor.
The business valuation services we offer are:
Valuation of companies or parts of undertakings for company law, balance sheet or tax purposes
Expert auditor for company share law valuations
Valuation certificates for contributions in kind
Arbitration opinions and participation on arbitration committees
Successful M&A consulting
Proper M&A consulting requires trust. In M&A transactions, our consulting is tailored to providing support to medium-sized companies. The responsible partner from the M&A company works as part of an interdisciplinary team, together with auditors, tax consultants and lawyers. The seniority in our teams ensures client-oriented expertise.
Our services in the area of M&A consulting:
M&A consulting during all phases of a transaction
Coordination of and support for the M&A process
Preparation of presentation documents (factbook, memorandum, etc.)
Set up and support for electronic data room
Due diligence, a thorough analysis
We fulfil our obligation to carry out a comprehensive appraisal of companies or company shareholdings that are to be bought or sold. We carry out a systematic SWOT analysis of the company and prepare a detailed list of the risks associated with the transaction. Following this assessment, we can properly assess the financial, economic, tax and legal situation of a company and we can provide a comprehensive basis for decisions.
Our services in the area of due diligence:
Financial due diligence
Tax due diligence
IT due diligence
Vendor due diligence
Successfully planning business succession
For many entrepreneurs, establishing a sound succession plan for the business is the most difficult and most emotionally demanding phase of their working lives. The responsibility for the company is to be transferred to suitable successors, the transaction should be as tax-efficient as possible, and it should also protect the interests of the company and the employees into the future. We support entrepreneurs in this difficult period and we develop suitable succession concepts which are designed to secure the assets of the family and maintain harmony among family members.
Our services in the area of business succession:
Analysis, valuation, price determination in the situation of a corporate transaction involving fees
Tax optimization of possible company sale
Tax-optimized drafting of assignment agreements
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