Factors to be weighted in M&A’s transactions

Strategic corporate buyers are paying a few percent points more for their aquisitions (publicly traded companies) compared to going-private transactions, while financial buyers (portfolio administrators) are likely to pay less. Nevertheless, the transaction price remains subject to the ability of the M&A consultant searching for adequate potential buyers.

By |2019-09-13T10:19:49+00:00September 13th, 2019|Smart Facts|0 Comments

Lenders perspective on market value methodology

Institutional creditors avoid acknowledging that some assets - cash generating units - do not have a market value in the basic sense. These assets rather have a fair value, resulting from an average degree of return, which can be the basis of the lending decision.

By |2019-09-04T08:26:39+00:00September 4th, 2019|Smart Facts|0 Comments

Commercial & offices real estate market outside Bucharest

The maturity of the real estate market in Romania is also shown by the fact that, for offices or commercial buildings in the first rank cities (Timisoara, Cluj-Napoca, Iasi) the return on investment is lower by about 1 percent than in the capital, just like it is also happening in other comparable European [...]

By |2019-08-20T08:31:25+00:00August 16th, 2019|Smart Facts|0 Comments

Risks in implementing the acquisition of commercial real estate

Potential risks in implementing the acquisition of commercial real estate, the necessity of reviewing the transaction documents by a specialist. When purchasing a software company, purchasers must verify the IP rights over the software, databases, domain names, trademarks and insignia used, and the storage medium through which the software is provided (servers, cloud, [...]

By |2019-08-12T09:18:42+00:00August 12th, 2019|Smart Facts|0 Comments

Tax Optimization vs Tax Planning

Companies are looking for tax optimization solutions in order to obtain competitive advantages. However the optimization should not be the target, but a tax planning involving an in-depth analysis of the company, of medium and long-term objectives,and favorable tax provision which it can benefit from. Tax optimization could be considered as a dishonest [...]

By |2019-08-06T13:55:28+00:00August 2nd, 2019|Smart Facts|0 Comments

Prospects of small&medium business valuation

The wish of small businesses to know how much they value, but without paying a decent price for it, is an unresolved issue so far. The development of valuation technologies based on automatic data processing, artificial intelligence and the use of big data, could soon become a solution, with the assistance of an [...]

By |2019-08-12T07:47:41+00:00July 29th, 2019|Smart Facts|0 Comments

Asset registration for newly built plants – problematic situations

There are situations in which newly built assets are recorded in the accounting ledgers as a single fixed asset, without taking into consideration the fact that there are different building bodies, special constructions and installations that should be treated distinctly. This has direct implications not only in the amortization rate, but also in [...]

By |2019-07-12T07:58:20+00:00July 12th, 2019|Smart Facts|0 Comments

Risks in implementing the acquisition of software companies

Risks in implementing the acquisition of software companies – caused by uncertain IP rights. When purchasing a software company, purchasers must verify the IP rights over the software, databases, domain names, trademarks and insignia used, and the storage medium through which the software is provided (servers, cloud, etc.). The IP rights may be [...]

By |2019-07-05T08:15:56+00:00July 5th, 2019|Smart Facts|0 Comments

Control versus liquidity in M&A’s

When preparing for a business sale, the owner of a company should know that control elements are priced differently than synergy elements. When preparing for a business sale, the owner of a company should know that control elements are priced differently than synergy elements and therefore understand the potential buyer’s intentions accordingly, so [...]

By |2019-07-01T13:15:04+00:00July 1st, 2019|Smart Facts|0 Comments