The expansion of a company, a strategic reorientation or a re-organisation: in the field of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) there are opportunities for companies of every size and in every sector to increase in value. These corporate challenges, however, can also be accompanied by significant risks for a company and its decision-makers. Due to the fact that such purchase and sales transactions are not part of the everyday business of a company, we recommend seeking the assistance of our experts.
Our philosophy of combined consulting offers the ideal basis for the services we provide within the framework of financing solutions by means of the networking of experts from diverse specialized areas, markets and the connection with tax and other experts.
There are many diverse reasons to evaluate a company. In the majority of cases, it serves to convey purchase or sale prices of companies. However, also within the framework of value oriented corporate management (shareholder value) and for (international) accounting, there is nowadays an increased demand for and execution of corporate evaluations.
We offer evaluations for the following requirements:
The term „Due Diligence“ describes the careful, systematic and detailed investigation, examination and analysis of the data of an investment, take-over or merger candidate or the disclosure of information by the target object itself. Due Diligence extends far beyond the formal audit of, for example, the annual financial statements or the trading books.
Our support includes the following activities:
In addition to Financial Due Diligence is Tax Due Diligence of great significance in relation to the acquisition of a company.
Corporate crises happen. The causes can be market-driven changes (e.g. slump in sales, competitors, technological change), company-internal changes (e.g. controlling, cash-flow, creditworthiness, equity capital, management, transparency) and macro-economic changes (economic situation, regulations, laws, State intervention). By means of suitable reorganization strategies, the value of the commitment for all interest groups should increase.
Conducting feasibility studies is a process that justifies financing a certain project. In other words, it is the starting point for making a decision about realization of the project. The feasibility study is a written document that, in addition to the detailed descriptions of business plans and the method of financing the project, also contains market data (needs, capacities, prices, competition), capital investments data and their technical characteristics. The study also includes calculations of financial performance of the project and simulation of these parameters' sensitivity to changes in key input settings.
Main parts of feasibility studies are usually: