Fairness Opinoin for Allianz Global Investors

IVC prepares a Fairness Opinion for Allianz Global Investors regarding the financial fairness of the takeover offer by Bain Capital and the Carlyle Group to the shareholders of OSRAM Licht AG.… more

Successor planning for IT 4.0 company successfully concluded at the end of July 2019

IVC M&A developed a customized sales concept concerning the successor planning for the tmp GmbH automation & engineering. In addition, IVC M&A provided the tmp shareholders with comprehensive consultancy and support throughout the sales process. You can find the press release concerning the sale of the company to SCIO Automation GmbH (VESCON-/SCHILLER-Group) here. The new […]… more

IVC consulted STRÖHER minority shareholders regarding the sale of the remaining shares to STO SE

IVC M&A supported the minority shareholders of STRÖHER, the facade, outdoor and residential ceramics producer, with the sale of the remaining shares (49.9 %) to STO SE, a global leader in facade coating. Already in 2015 IVC was the exclusive M&A consultant for the STRÖHER shareholders for the sale of the first 50.1 % to STO SE. […]… more

Sale of an exhibition construction company to an MBI candidate completed

In May 2019, the sale of an exhibtion construction company, located in NRW, was completed as part of an early succession planning to a Management buy-in candidate. IVC M&A drew up and carried out the complete sales process for the sell side.… more

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