Valuations & Economics

Valuing all or part of a business requires understanding and analysis of a variety of complex factors. These include both detailed technical knowledge of value drivers and in-depth industry knowledge.

  • Valuing all or part of a business requires input from a variety of specialist advisers who need to understand the value drivers relevant to a particular industry sector alongside the broader strategic aims of the business.
  • In the event of a merger, acquisition or alliance it is vital to understand the value likely to be created through the transaction.
  • The decision to restructure all or part of a business needs to be informed by a comprehensive understanding of the value of every aspect of the business.
  • In the event of a dispute, an independent valuation is likely to help resolve issues swiftly.
  • Operating internationally means that an understanding of the issues driving valuations in different countries is essential. Applying a common methodology across all countries generates a more reliable view of an international business’s value.
  • You may want to understand the value of intellectual property, intangible assets acquired during a business transaction, value of internally generated assets.

If this is your situation

Acquisitions, JVs and alliances. Achieving a reliable valuation of a business or asset is the critical driver of a successful transaction for buyers, sellers and potential alliances.

How PwC can help you

Our valuation specialists can assist businesses to achieve an in-depth understanding of the value of each business or asset in a transaction. Our leading-edge technical knowledge combined with our in-depth industry knowledge allows us to understand the specific factors driving each individual deal.

If this is your situation

Hostile bids. Whether a business is making a bid or defending itself against one, an understanding of the business’s value is critical.

How PwC can help you

We have extensive experience of helping both bidders and defenders. Our valuation teams can help prepare a robust defence and we can use our knowledge to analyse the assumptions made by a bidder and build a case against them.

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