Valuations

Whether you are considering an acquisition, the disposal of an asset, financing a project or contesting a piece of litigation, the potential financial impact plays a major role the decision-making process making it critical to have a full understanding of the value involved.

However, valuation is an inherently challenging area, requiring specialist skills and experience. Our local and global team of valuation experts are well versed in guiding clients through the valuation process and providing objective, thorough and technically sound advice on a broad range of situations, including:

  • Valuations in the context on an acquisition
  • Valuations for financial reporting requirements
  • Valuations for tax or legal requirements
  • Valuations in the context of disputes, including contentious valuations

At Mazars, we recognize that all our clients are different, therefore for each assignment we assess the key value drivers, the context for the valuation and consider an array of valuation methodologies.

Our valuation services are objective and independent to ensure reliability for you and any third parties that may be considering the results of the exercise. Our dedicated valuation teams provide expert opinions on a wide range of valuation scenarios, such as:

  • Impairment testing
  • Transactional valuations for M&A
  • Compensation of minority interests due to squeeze-outs
  • Fairness opinions
  • Intangible asset valuation
  • Disagreements around contractual terms
  • Shareholder entry and exits
  • Issues due to succession

Thanks to years of experience in providing valuation services, Mazars has access to a significant database of proprietary data to support our work on valuation assignments.

In addition, we subscribe to several external databases to obtain valuation data, including Capital IQ, with whom we have a global agreement to ensure a consistent approach across the globe, as well as Bloomberg.

We are also a proud sponsor and member firm of the International Valuations Standard Council ensuring that we are at the cutting edge of global developments in the valuations space.