Knowing the value of your business is one of the most important decision-making tools a business owner can have. We have represented various clients in M&A transactions. The following outlines services that we provide:

  • Buy Side

    • Valuation of the business to determine purchase offer;
    • Price negotiations;
    • Assistance with letter of intent (LOI) including purchase structure considerations
    • Financial due diligence
      • Detail review and analysis of historical financial information
      • Working capital assessment
      • Assessment of margins and profitability
      • Review of contracts and agreements
      • Review of tax returns and assessment of audit risks
      • Sustaining capital reinvestment analysis
      • Summarizing findings for +/- price adjustment
    • Review and provide comments on share/asset price agreements
    • Budget or forecasts to obtain financing
  • Sell Side

    • Help businesses prepare for sale to maximize price
      • Removal of discretionary expenses
      • Removal of redundant assets
      • Identify synergies
    • Valuation of the business for listing price
    • Price negotiations
    • Assistance with due diligence
      • Compile and review financial information requested from buyer
      • Attend meetings
      • Assistance with target working capital
    • Work with tax team to maximize proceeds
    • Review and provide comments on share/asset price agreements

Our approach to business valuation

At KBH, we understand the risks involved in M&A transactions and the importance of getting things right the first time. We work to maximize your return and you can be assured that our business valuation experts will work diligently with you from start to close. We bring our past transactions, market, and industry experience to navigate and assist you through any M&A transaction.

We maintain high standards and all our valuation’s reports are prepared in conformity with the standards set out by the Canadian Institute of Chartered Business Valuators.

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