Corporate finance

EY corporate finance consultants combine deep financial and capital markets experience with advanced decision support capabilities and analytics to help the CFO drive sustainable value for all stakeholders.

What EY can do for your corporate finance strategy

Our corporate finance services can help you to manage your risk/return trade-offs to support you with better decision-making around financing and capital efficiency.

We offer deep insights to help you get answers to:

  • How do I know I have the right asset mix?
  • How do I know I am funding the right projects?
  • How do I predict my future financial performance?
  • How can my investment and tax strategy help futureproof my business?
  • How do I best fund my capital investment decisions?
  • How can I increase investor confidence?

We offer the support you need to achieve your objectives across the following areas:

  • Capital allocation services

    We help our clients develop a capital allocation strategy that is well thought through and aligned to their overall business objectives.

  • Strategic alternatives

    The strategic alternatives framework is designed to help you identify, quantify and compare the impact of various alternatives to create long-term stakeholder value. EY data-driven framework can analyze important decisions from a financial, operational and tax perspective.

  • Portfolio optimization

    A strategic portfolio analysis is a systematic and continuous approach to evaluating the performance of a set of businesses such that value delivery can be achieved and improved through changing strategic, operational and market dynamics.

  • Forecasting and scenario planning

    Our Valuation professionals perform high-quality valuations of companies and individual assets that recognize the need for transparent and robust valuations which satisfy corporate, regulatory and accounting requirements. In this environment, justifying the value of assets and liabilities has grown more complex and critical for most businesses. Our experienced professionals bring excellence in accounting, taxation and financial due diligence, providing integrated solutions that help clients make better quality decisions around value. We help clients advance their strategic, financial and tax agendas through a combination of corporate finance and valuation analyses.

    Our Business Modeling professionals provide robust quantitative analysis and insight, while leveraging advanced data science, mathematics and statistical skills, to provide robust, evidenced-based analytics to inform our clients’ strategic and operational decision making around all elements of the capital agenda. Often reporting directly to a company’s most senior executives, we enhance our clients’ understanding of costs, benefits, uncertainties and risks to enable more confident, strategic decisions and judgements around capital allocation. We employ tools and techniques to deliver predictive and prescriptive analytics, including the use of financial modelling solutions. 

    Building an effective business model, whether it‘s to evaluate a transaction, a new market opportunity or for other strategic purposes, is a complex and difficult task. In addition, clients often place reliance on a business model and require a degree of independent comfort that such business model is free from logical errors. Our Business Modeling professionals also help clients carry out the model review, model support and model-build activities our clients need to make key decisions and improve strategic outcomes.

  • Balance sheet optimization

    Balance sheet optimization helps you create sustainable value by improving the return on invested capital. This approach integrates several service offerings including working capital optimization, real estate and capital assets optimization, and debt and equity capital markets.

  • Board advisory

    We can provide you with an independent opinion as to whether the price to be paid or received in a transaction is fair from a financial point of view. In doing so, EY professionals can help you address the following important questions:

    • Will the transaction create or destroy shareholder value?
    • What is the value of the target assets or equity interests?
    • How does non-cash consideration such as equity, seller notes, earnouts, options and other complex financial instruments affect the transaction value?
    • How do risks, synergies and other growth opportunities impact the transaction economics?
    • Is the transaction accretive or dilutive?
    • How do the transaction structure, tax attributes and contingencies impact deal value?
  • Infrastructure advisory — corporate and government

    Our Valuation professionals perform high-quality valuations of companies and individual assets that recognize the need for transparent and robust valuations which satisfy corporate, regulatory and accounting requirements. In this environment, justifying the value of assets and liabilities has grown more complex and critical for most businesses. Our experienced professionals bring excellence in accounting, taxation and financial due diligence, providing integrated solutions that help clients make better quality decisions around value. We help clients advance their strategic, financial and tax agendas through a combination of corporate finance and valuation analyses.

    Our Business Modeling professionals provide robust quantitative analysis and insight, while leveraging advanced data science, mathematics and statistical skills, to provide robust, evidenced-based analytics to inform our clients’ strategic and operational decision making around all elements of the capital agenda. Often reporting directly to a company’s most senior executives, we enhance our clients’ understanding of costs, benefits, uncertainties and risks to enable more confident, strategic decisions and judgements around capital allocation. We employ tools and techniques to deliver predictive and prescriptive analytics, including the use of financial modelling solutions. 

    Building an effective business model, whether it‘s to evaluate a transaction, a new market opportunity or for other strategic purposes, is a complex and difficult task. In addition, clients often place reliance on a business model and require a degree of independent comfort that such business model is free from logical errors. Our Business Modeling professionals also help clients carry out the model review, model support and model-build activities our clients need to make key decisions and improve strategic outcomes.

  • M&A advisory services

    EY M&A advisory teams across the globe provide a wide range of services through 1,900+ dedicated EY professionals in more than 65 countries to help you meet your strategic objectives.

    From mergers and acquisitions to divestitures, debt and equity capital markets to real estate and infrastructure transactions, EY teams advise on real-world strategies to help drive long-term growth.

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  • Valuation, modeling and economics

    Strategic planning and transactions are critical moments for companies, and we guide you through valuation, business modeling implications to better understand the impact on your business.

    EY economic advisory teams help you improve economic strategy, forecast more accurately and better manage your commercial and capital decisions.

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Webcast replay: Capital allocation priorities

Discover how an agile capital allocation strategy can help companies refocus and grow.

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