Company valuation is a fundamental negotiation tool whether you are interested in selling your company or buying another. It is also increasingly used as a management tool to measure and improve shareholder value creation.
Thanks to ongoing contact with high-growth markets, Baker Tilly's company valuations professionals are "dealmakers" specialists.
They rely on a valuation methodology that evaluates both qualitative and quantitative aspects and, once finalized, is compared with the most recent valuations in the industry to check its validity.
Our valuation experts are always up to date with the reality of transactions, therefore, they are able to discern whether the theoretical value obtained by applying the valuation methodsis in line with what the market is willing to offer.
There are different methods of company valuation, but Discounted Cash Flows is one of the most widely accepted. It is a method of valuation that starts by projecting all future cash flows generated by the company's operations, and discounting them by the return demanded by investors.
Primarily, the company valuation serves to support decision making in these situations:
In the face of any corporate transaction whether of the parent company or any portfolio investee:
To support those strategic decisions that are aimed at creating shareholder value, for example:
To value an organization properly, some technical knowledge of business valuation methods is necessary, but above all it is essential to have day-to-day experience in sale and purchase transactions.
This is crucial for the result to be close to market reality. In addition, the objectives of the valuation exercise must always be kept in mind, i.e., why and for whom the valuation is being done.