In your role as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) you have to make decisions, the bases of which can often not be considered in isolation due to the fact that a multiplicity of complex, interdependent factors and challenges impede the problem-solving process.
In order to improve your efficiency in the fulfillment of your financial position and to meet the compliance requirements of your company, we can offer you the following services with an integrated consulting approach:
Interim management is a temporary form of business management. Interim managers assume individual responsibility for their work in a line position and leave the company as soon as the problem is solved and a new stable corporate or divisional management has been established.
We can offer you the following services for this transitional situation:
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:
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.
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.
The optimization of organisation concerns the value chain in the company from the client demands until their fulfillment. Here it is important to know the correct screws to turn and to co-ordinate these:
The diverse information flows between functions and processes make the management of interfaces a central success factor for companies. We cover all levels of the organisation tasks by means of our integrated approach in an optimal manner – including the know-how for the general conditions of the organisation and this is our advantage over process and IT specialists.
The objective of decision-oriented risk management is to identify, to analyse and to evaluate the entire risk position of a company. Not only is the transparency as regards the extent of the risk and possible deviations from plans thereby guaranteed, but also the planning certainty can be systematically controlled.
In addition to advice on ensuring the adherence to compliance regulations, we support our clients in preparing and establishing corporate management control systems, which brings together strategic management, operational planning and risk management.
We offer the following services in the field of EU Consulting, EU Subsidies Consulting and Technology Consulting: