Business valuation

Our support in business valuation

The use of business valuation is becoming increasingly frequent and involves often complex concepts and a variety of approaches.

Sygnatures has developed a dedicated team of specialists who, through their knowledge and pedagogy, provide you with an objective and documented approach.

Advantages

An objective and documented valuation by specialists

Objectivity and neutrality of the analysis (comparing approaches).

Customised study using market data.

Dependable valuation based on a proven, consensus-based methodology.

Customised and comprehensive valuation (strategic, financial and forecasting analysis).

A detailed report that provides complete information and allows for a rational discussion

Benefits

Facilitate the business transaction

Save time spent questioning the value of the business.

Gain peace of mind during buyer/seller negotiations.

In the event of a sale, give yourself the means to set “the right price”.

Limit financial, liability and price risks.

Our services

Our valuation services

  • Valuation approach
  • Valuation
  • Measurement of financial instruments
Valuation approach
Valuation
Measurement of financial instruments

Take advantage of a first valuation approach to strengthen your project with:

  • Interviews with our specialists
  • An initial study of the sector
  • An analysis of the performance of the structure
  • Rapid implementation of the two unit valuation methods: multiples approach and DCF
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Specific mission

Would you like an objective analysis when having your company evaluated ?

Our team of specialised experts can offer you a structured approach in order to obtain an objective valuation of your company.

  • Getting to know your company and its environment
  • Carrying out a financial diagnosis of your company or the target company
  • Reviewing your business plan
  • Selecting valuation methods adapted to your business activity
  • Presenting and analysing results during a meeting
  • Providing you with a structured report, i.e. a tool for communicating with third parties
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Specific mission

You wish to measure your financial instruments (ABSA, BCS, SSW, Stock-Options)?

Sygnatures implements a methodology based on:

  • An external and independent data provider (Infront Analytics)
  • Our understanding of contracts
  • The implementation of generally accepted market practices (Black & Scholes in particular)

This allows you to benefit from a reliable, independent and documented valuation.

 

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Specific mission

Our experts

  • Toulouse
  • Montpellier
Montpellier

Sébastien Michel

Chartered accountant and statutory auditor founding partner CapSud

sebastien.michel@capsudaudit.com

After 10 fruitful years spent as an employee in international accounting and auditing firms, Sébastien Michel founded CAPSUD in 2006. Starting from a blank sheet of paper, he based his strategy on having the CAPSUD team prioritize advice, quality of service and motivation. He has extensive experience spanning nearly 25 years in chartered accountancy, business acquisition/creation/takeover consulting & auditing in the industrial and service sectors.

Toulouse

Arnaud Rauzy

Associate chartered accountant

arauzy@sygnatures.com

After studying economics at the Toulouse School of Economics and obtaining a master's degree in accounting and auditing, Arnaud Rauzy joined Sygnatures' Statutory and Voluntary Audit department in 2008. He obtained his post-graduate degree in chartered accounting in 2013, writing his thesis on hydroelectricity and then turned to providing consulting and expertise services. Arnaud now assists regional SMEs in the sectors of Health, Real Estate and Renewable Energies. He also manages company takeover assignments during which he and his team provide the following services: company valuation, acquisition audits, preparation of provisional financial statements and assistance in obtaining financing. Il pilote également des missions de reprise d’entreprise au cours desquelles il réalise avec son équipe les prestations suivantes : évaluation d’entreprise, audit d’acquisition, établissement des comptes prévisionnels et accompagnement à l’obtention du financement.

Toulouse

Jean-Yves Gaillat

Chairman - Chartered accountant and statutory auditor

jygaillat@sygnatures.com

Jean-Yves Gaillat has more than 25 years' experience in statutory and voluntary auditing in regional and national groups. He is operationally in charge of the Audit and Transaction Services division. He assists and advises national and regional groups in statutory and voluntary audit assignments as well as in the optimisation of accounting and administrative organisations. He assists corporate officers in equity capital transactions in the context of acquisitions and disposals. Jean-Yves Gaillat has been Chairman of Groupe SYGNATURES since 2013.

Toulouse

Arnaud Brochard

Associate chartered accountant and statutory auditor

abrochard@sygnatures.com

Arnaud Brochard has more than 15 years of experience in consolidation and IFRS standards. At Sygnatures, he co-manages the Consolidation line and acts as statutory auditor and acquisition auditor for companies and Groups of all sizes in the south west of France. He is also Deputy Technical Manager for CSR Audit and runs training courses within the Group.

Our clients

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Valiantys is a consultancy firm specialising in the deployment and adoption of, and support for, Atlassian tools. Their main mission is to support companies in implementing collaborative work solutions which improve the teams’ productivity. The company makes available to its clients certified consultants based in France, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, the United States, Canada and China.

 

VALIANTYS

In the world of precision machining, the AGILITEAM Group aims to bring together and combine the most advanced know-how for the benefit of the industrial excellence of its customers and their strategic expectations.

Agiliteam

La Maison Labeur is a firm of undertakers, located in Cornebarrieu and Blagnac, which has been serving families since 1966.

La Maison Labeur

The Barthe Group is an independent group formed in 2002 and active in the field of renewable energy. The Barthe Group is both a producer of electricity thanks to 19 hydroelectric power plants and one photovoltaic power plant (all located in the South of France), and a developer of about ten hydroelectric power plant projects in France.

BARTHE GROUP

Envinergy transactions is specialized in the valuation and brokerage (purchase and resale) of hydropower plants, wind farms and solar power plants since 1975.

ENVINERGY TRANSACTIONS

Created in 1956, La Carrière de la Montagne Noire operate a limestone deposit and produces a whole range of materials necessary for the realization of your road works, earthworks, masonry and decoration.

LA CARRIÈRE DE LA MONTAGNE NOIRE

The foundation stone of La Compagnie des Pergos was laid in 2004 with the opening of an address which has become not to be missed in Toulouse: La Pergola. Coming from a family of restaurateurs, Thomas Fantini, the creator of the La Pergola brand name and of La Compagnie des Pergos, is keeping alive the values of the south west through his brand names: authenticity, quality, conviviality and generosity.

COMPAGNIE DES PERGOS RESTAURATION

Valiantys is a consultancy firm specialising in the deployment and adoption of, and support for, Atlassian tools. Their main mission is to support companies in implementing collaborative work solutions which improve the teams’ productivity. The company makes available to its clients certified consultants based in France, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, the United States, Canada and China.

 

VALIANTYS

In the world of precision machining, the AGILITEAM Group aims to bring together and combine the most advanced know-how for the benefit of the industrial excellence of its customers and their strategic expectations.

Agiliteam

La Maison Labeur is a firm of undertakers, located in Cornebarrieu and Blagnac, which has been serving families since 1966.

La Maison Labeur

The Barthe Group is an independent group formed in 2002 and active in the field of renewable energy. The Barthe Group is both a producer of electricity thanks to 19 hydroelectric power plants and one photovoltaic power plant (all located in the South of France), and a developer of about ten hydroelectric power plant projects in France.

BARTHE GROUP

Envinergy transactions is specialized in the valuation and brokerage (purchase and resale) of hydropower plants, wind farms and solar power plants since 1975.

ENVINERGY TRANSACTIONS

Created in 1956, La Carrière de la Montagne Noire operate a limestone deposit and produces a whole range of materials necessary for the realization of your road works, earthworks, masonry and decoration.

LA CARRIÈRE DE LA MONTAGNE NOIRE