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Valuation & Business Modelling

We believe quality business valuations are not achieved through calculation alone, but by using our experience, insight and judgement to provide tailored, meaningful valuation advice.

Our Valuation & Business Modelling services marry local Irish expertise with our global firm’s resources and our Advisory, Tax and Assurance specialists to provide valuations and modelling expertise and decision support across an extensive range of industries and sectors. Our Valuation & Business Modelling services include:


 Valuations for transactions

We provide commercial valuations guidance to companies, partnerships and individuals regarding:

  • Mergers, acquisitions, disposals
  • Majority and minority shareholding sale/purchase
  • Determination and assessment of joint-venture contributions
  • Support for equity/debt raising
  • Fairness opinions and Section 593 opinions (UK).

 Taxation valuations

Many business and individual commercial decisions carry a potential tax related impact. Our Valuation & Business Modelling and Tax teams can provide effective taxation planning. Our recent experience includes:

  • Reorganisation of corporates both in Ireland and internationally
  • Corporate and personal taxation planning
  • Leading negotiations with Revenue and HMRC.

 Intellectual Property valuations

Intellectual Property is often a key valuation driver for Irish businesses. We can help you understand your IP’s value, and have extensive experience in the following:

  • Trademarks and brands
  • Know-how
  • Customer relationships and customer lists
  • Patents and licenses.

 Dispute valuation services

Business Valuation is often central to disputes between parties. We recognise that robust, tailored advice is essential to help you effectively convey your position and resolve issues. We have successfully provided advice in the following areas:

  • Matrimonial valuation
  • Valuations for Court and tribunals
  • Expert witness valuation
  • Expert determination under Articles of Association

 Valuations for financial reporting and regulatory purposes

We advise on technical, regulatory and financial reporting matters, providing valuations and guidance by Accounting Standards and Regulators. Examples include:

  • The Companies Act
  • The Takeover Act
  • Articles of Association
  • Purchase price allocation
  • Complex financial instruments and Derivatives such as Options, Forwards, Futures and CFDs
  • Impairment review of tangible and intangible assets
  • Valuation of share options.

 Business performance management

We recognise that strongly designed, well executed business models are crucial tools that enable you to mitigate risk and maximise opportunities through timely and informed decisions. Our recent experience includes:

  • Cost management
  • Performance reporting
  • Feasibility studies
  • Strategy and scenario simulation
  • Budgeting and rolling forecasts
  • Capital Structuring and Working Capital forecasts
  • Resource management
  • Loan portfolio review and provision analysis
  • Econometrics and Quantitative Analysis.

 Model review

Our team helps you gain greater assurance in the models you rely upon to make business decisions. Our service independently assesses and provides reports on:

  • Logical integrity
  • Assumption consistency
  • Model design and ease of use
  • Sensitivity analysis of key metrics.

 Model construction

Our team works closely with you to understand your key issues and provide bespoke models to simply convey the financial impact of complex strategic decisions.


Contact us

EY_Luke Charleton Simon MacAllister
Valuations and Business Modelling
Email Simon MacAllister
+353 1 211 2611
LinkedIn Simon MacAllister


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