IVC-contribution in the legal handbook of company valuation

The second edition of the “Rechtshandbuch Unternehmensbewertung “(issued by Fleischer/Hüttemann) is expected to be released by the end of August 2019. This unique legal handbook provides the user with reliable access to all legally binding questions of business valuation. In the second edition, Franken / Schulte contributed with their expertise to the chapters regarding Determination […]… more

IVC Financial Quick Check for Startups

Analysis and valuation of startups and innovative business models poses a particular challenge for investors. Restricted availability of historical financial statement data as well as uncertain future prospects heavily complicate the prediction of future earnings potentials. Thus, such an investment regularly implies high risks on the one hand, but on the other hand offers enormous […]… more

IVC at the corporate run in Essen

The IVC team has started for the 3rd time highly motivated at the corporate run in Essen. We ran under the mission “reaching the finish line together”, which we successfully accomplished. Our motto for the run as well as in our professional working life is: Fast. Individual. Personal. One thing is for sure: next year […]… more

Seminar “Financial Modeling”

We organized, in collaboration with the faculty of business administration, in particular controlling of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum, a seminar on the topic of “financial modeling” between the 23rd – 24th  of May, 2019. During the seminar we covered the following topics: Integrated corporate planning (analysis and plausibility check), Valuation methods (discounted cash flow and multiple-method), […]… more

IVC Snippets: IFRS 16

IVC is pleased to present the first issue of the IVC Snippets. In the course of our project work we are constantly faced with new challenges and complex professional questions, for which we work out innovative and finely tuned solutions. Against this background we developed the idea to provide extracts of our work to the […]… more

An article published in the IDW LIFE on the subject of “ Enterprise value > market price? – or vice versa?”

Our executive committee members Dr. Lars Franken and Dr. Jörn Schulte have published an article in the IDW LIFE on the subject of “ Enterprise value > market price? – or vice versa?”. The authors deal with the question to what extent disruptive technologies and global effects affect the validity of the classic valuation models […]… more

Lecture on „assessment of business plans“ at the University Duisburg-Essen

On may 9th, 2019 Dr. Alexander Brunner gave a lecture on „assessment of business plans“ at the University Duisburg-Essen. As part of the Master class „Unternehmensbewertung“ by Professor Mochty (Chair for Auditing, Accounting and Controlling) he provided practical insight into this topic to approximately 40 students.… more

Taxation of inflation-related value growth

IVC has provided its expert opinion on Taxation of Inflation-related Value Growth for Objectified Business Valuation Purposes (german „Besteuerung der inflationsbedingten Wertsteigerungen bei der Ermittlung objektivierter Unternehmenswerte“) for the appraisal proceeding HOMAG, Sky and Dyckerhoff. While some authors recommend this kind of taxation in the Auditors Manual (german “WP Handbuch”) Edition on Business Valuation and […]… more

“Financial Modeling” Workshop

On May 23 and 24, 2019, we are holding a Financial Modeling workshop at our site in Essen, prepared in cooperation with the Department of Business Administration, in particular controlling, the Ruhr-University Bochum. Contact Person: Sebastian Rieling… more

Speech on „Current issues in business valuation” in Leipzig

Our Executive Board member, Dr. Lars Franken, is going to be holding speech during a lecture event prepared by the IDW national committee of Saxony/Saxony-Anhalt/Thuringia in Leipzig on September 9, 2019. He will be holding speech on “Current issues in business valuation”.… more