Robust and commercial valuation advice
For organisations involved in a transaction or a dispute, or embarking on a restructuring, the value of the business involved and its assets will be an important commercial consideration. A robust and reasoned opinion on value is essential. For litigants, a professional valuation is often the key to securing a fair settlement.
Our valuations team works with individuals, companies, governments, wealth funds and private equity companies to deliver essential valuation support during transactions and disputes.
In addition, we provide advice in support of financial reporting and tax planning in relation to the valuation of complex financial instruments and tangible and intangible assets.
Our clients choose Grant Thornton because:
- They receive seamless access to the full range of expertise needed to get the best outcome from their transaction, dispute or restructuring.
- Our blend of exceptional technical skills with a pragmatic outlook means our clients receive practical valuation expertise that supports their commercial goals.
- We have market-leading teams in all the key financial centres. In combination with our broader international presence, this allows us to advise on situations involving the most complicated group structures.
Supporting our clients
Our valuation team has extensive industry knowledge, international reach and technical expertise. Our specialists provide expert advice in the following areas:
We deliver bid support services throughout the acquisition process and are committed to adding value at every stage. We approach bid support in a pragmatic, robust and commercial way, based on a deep understanding of our clients’ business and the target.
An independent view on value for mergers, acquisitions, restructuring and proposed financial structures, delivering robust advice within the constraints placed by the deal deadlines.
Our team provide third-party valuations to enable directors to meet their fiduciary duties and to support proposed tax treatments.
Share option schemes
We have specialist experience in structuring and valuing share options for employees and directors.
Our specialists provide third-party valuations for investment funds to support periodic reporting of net asset values or to enable the transfer of assets.
We draw on our extensive financial reporting expertise to consolidate newly acquired businesses into your group accounts, including breaking out recognisable intangible assets from goodwill, in accordance with the latest accounting principles.
Valuations to support asset-backed lending decisions
We provide valuations to support asset-backed financing, including valuing shares and intangible assets, and provide periodic valuations of assets to confirm that the terms of the loan agreement continue to be met.
The team provide support in disputes such as: breach of contract, intellectual property disputes, negligence, lost opportunity, matrimonial disputes or where an expert determination is required. We act as advisers or independent experts, giving evidence in courts or at arbitration tribunals.