Valuation, Modeling & Economics

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

Related topics Strategy and Transactions

What EY valuation, modeling and economics services can do for you

Our valuation, modeling and economics professionals perform high-quality valuations of companies and individual assets that recognize the need for transparent and robust valuations that satisfy corporate, regulatory and accounting requirements. Our experienced professionals also bring excellence in accounting, taxation and financial due diligence to provide clients with integrated solutions and advanced decision support. We help clients advance their strategic, financial and tax agendas through corporate finance, the use of analytics and economic analyses. We continue to build our existing competencies and aggressively invest in skills that enable our clients to make better decisions involving transactions, funding capital expansion and optimizing operations.

Corporate valuation

Justifying the value of assets and liabilities has grown more complex and critical for most businesses. Our experienced corporate valuation 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.

Business modeling

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 modeling 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.

Economic advisory

EY teams apply economic insight and analysis to real-world business decisions. Combining our deep sector knowledge and strong technical skills in economics, econometrics and evidence-based quantitative analysis, we help clients with:

  • Policy
  • Regulation
  • Economic impact
  • Commercial decision making

We have well-established teams which draw upon multi-disciplinary skills, extensive experience and industry perspectives from key markets and regions. EY professionals are aligned to support EY clients in making better-informed, economically grounded decisions around:

  • Economic diligence
  • Economic impact studies
  • Market forecasting
  • Commercial and regulatory pricing
  • Competition economics

Fairness opinion

An independent fairness opinion can help the board mitigate risk by augmenting its transaction review process, strengthening its fiduciary oversight and protecting shareholder value. When executives pursue transactions, they face heightened scrutiny, increasing complexity and rising shareholder activism. Board members need to be diligent, objective and transparent when they evaluate a merger, acquisition, divestiture or other material transaction. Learn more.

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