Many acquisitions fail to live up to expectations. The reasons range from poor deal structure, poor strategic fit, failure to identify problems with the quality of earnings, overly optimistic estimates of synergies, to lack of an integration plan.
Evaluating a company in another country compounds these risks. You are dealing with a different language and cultural barriers; different business ethics, legal systems, filing regulations, and accounting principles; transfer pricing that affects taxation – and often government involvement. But international deals often provide the best growth opportunities. They can offer improved returns from economies of scale, new target markets for existing products/services, access to commodity materials, and a hedge against seasonality.
Merger and Acquisition
In a world of stiff competition and increasing business risks, it is imperative to have a full understanding of all opportunities and hazards in growing your business. As a part of Crowe Horwath International’s network, we have the experience and ability to assist our clients through this important process. Our services include:
When buying or selling a company, merging several entities or taking part in a management buy-out, one of many questions asked is, how much is the business worth? A valuation of business requires more then merely looking at last year's financial statement or valuation of assets. Valuation analysts have to consider the economic environment, analyze financial statements, and consider how tax and other regulations impact the value of the business. We have experience in conducting of valuations for different purposes, such as:
Divestment and liquidation is a common transaction in today's business environment, but for company owners it is often a unique and even painful event. Therefore, entrepreneurs might not get the maximum profit or minimize waste from the transaction due to the lack of the experience in the area. We assist our clients with every crucial task involved with the sale or liquidation of your business, including:
As a business owner, you manage a challenging array of risk on multiple fronts: strategic, operations, compliance, and reporting. Often business managers need professional advises for making balanced decisions in this field and for risk management. Effective and consistent risk management gives you and your employees the confidence to focus on achieving your organization’s key business objectives. Effective risk management helps to increase the value of an organization.
Some examples of risks, you can be faced:
Fraud prevention and investigations
Whether you are concerned about fraudulent activity within your organization or it’s time to institute a preventive anti-fraud program, your interests and those of stakeholders and business partners are of primary concern.
Our forensic services are helping entrepreneurs avoid fraud losses or reduce consequences of fraud uncovered, including:
Crowe DNW Group firms bring unmatched expertise and experience to each engagement and works fast to address and preserve your company’s financial and professional integrity. When clients have international operations, we assign a team of multicultural, multidisciplinary professionals who are fluent in the risks, culture, and regulatory issues most relevant to your business