Case Study: Business Valuation

Introduction

An Engineering firm who are the UK and Irish distributor of a well known Norwegian specialist lifting equipment brand, approached Alpha Financials to undertake an independent business valuation and to present the results to a prospective American trade buyer.

Services Rendered

  • Reviewed existing business plan and adjusted before being inputted into the base valuation model.
  • Discussed and agreed on key risks and opportunities
  • Drew up sensitivities and modelled financial forecasts
  • Produced consolidated financial estimates for the American parent company, incorporating fluctuating exchange rates, margins on inter-company sales and US tax rates
  • Presented results to purchaser, with various changes to the sensitivities and entire scenarios being demonstrated and agreed upon in a key negotiating meeting.
  • Provided a summary of the financial results for confirmation by the parent