We specialise in the preparation of Company / Business Valuation reports including valuation reports required as part of litigation. Company / Business Valuation reports cover a wide range of activities and disputes, including the following:
Oppression of Minority Interests (Court has power to order winding up)
One Party seeks to purchase business interest of another at a ‘fair price’
Memorandum and Articles of Association may set out basis for company/business values in the event of dispute. May state that the Auditors carry out company valuation
Cessation of business: – aggrieved party may need to quantify loss of goodwill value
Discount Factors applied for minority shareholdings
Personal Injuries: – Claims for loss of Goodwill in addition to loss of profits – ongoing to retirement age
Big test is to try to determine what price for Business / Shares that a person will buy and / or sell at
Net Asset Value – Current Value of Assets Less Liabilities
Multiple of Earnings (Price Earnings Ratios which vary substantially from business to business)
Trends in the Business / Competitors.
Litigation resulting in loss of goodwill value of a business.