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Corporate Appraisal and Advisory

Independent Valuation Services across Company (oriented) Asset Classes

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​We help clients understand what their business, shares, property, assets or financial liabilities are worth in the context of fund-raising, transactions, financial reporting, dispute or restructuring purposes.

Our Corporate Appra​isal & Advisory (CAA) team provides clients with one-stop i​​ndependent valuation services on a range of asset classes, be it entire businesses, real estate, intangible assets, financial instruments, plant and machinery, biological or mining assets. More than 20 years of experience around Asia Pacific with a particularly strong presence and track record established in Greater China.

More than 20 years of experience in Asia Pacific with a dominant presence and strong track record in Greater China.

Proven track record and expertise on mega-listings (particularly with Asian bourses) and valuation assignments for financial reporting.

Over 100 professionals based in 10 locations across China, Hong Kong and Singapore with a dedicated business development team.​​​​​​​​

Service Offering

Pre-investment

  • Feasibility studies (focused on real estate developments in Greater China) – to guide management decisions or report to company boards.
  • Market Research Report – to provide clients with insights, trends and competitive analyses of their target markets.
  • Independent Technical Reports (in partnership with subject matter experts) – to fulfil​ a key requirement before the extraction of a mineral/resource asset.
  • Commercial Due Diligence – to conduct background checks for clients looking to take over target businesses/assets.
  • Business Valuation – to provide entity level valuations for acquisitions/dispositions.

Investment

  • IPO Valuation and Advisory – to provide guidance on property-specific disclosures and independent valuations for property/businesses/financial instruments/PP&E reports required for capital raising.
  • Industry Overviews – to contribute research for investor publications, such as IPO prospectuses.
  • Mergers & Acquisitions – to provide independent advisory and valuations for major acquisitions made by public-listed companies.

Post-investment

  • Purchase Price Allocation – to provide the value breakdown of identifiable assets that the acquirer requires to consolidate both parent and subsidiary companies’ financial accounts.
  • Impairment Testing – to assess at set frequencies whether the values of assets (such as goodwill, investments in subsidiaries, land, etc.) are worth the amounts stated on the balance sheet.
  • Fair Value Projects – to measure the fair value of assets and liabilities in accordance with common accounting standards.

Our Clients

  • ​Banks
  • Governments
  • Multinational corporations
  • PRC State-owned / Privately-owned enterprises
  • Private/institutional investors
  • Professional services firms – accountants, sponsors/financial advisors, legal advisors.

To better understand CAA’s services, see below to read the case studies on our work with Vanke, Philips and Alibaba.

“JLL, a competent evaluator under Chapter 18 of the Listing Rules, not only evaluated the Mineral Assets, but also issued reports on the acquired properties and the overall assets. We are deeply impressed with the valuation result, the integrated consultancy services, and their high quality of works and technical competencies in the mining industry.”
China Daye Non-Ferrous Metals Mining

“We really appreciate your high quality of work and experience in our IPO and restructuring process. Our long-term relationship is built on trust and your professionalism.”
ICBC​

 Our Clients' Industries

​Agriculture & Livestock
​Healthcare
​Energy & Resources
​Financial
​Industrial​Real Estate
​Consumer Discretionary
​Technology, Media & Communications
​Consumer Staples
​Utilities


Our People

​CAA’s dedicated group of valuers is accustomed to working alongside other professional parties in major corporate transactions. We have the breadth of experience with qualifications in accounting (CPA), finance (CFA), real estate (RICS), engineering and resources (AusIMM). Our senior management team has worked together for ten years to develop a market-leading business.


China's 'One Belt, One Road' policy is designed to foster greater cross-border economic development and will act as a catalyst for the country's outbound investment activities.

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Case Studies

Vanke wished to transfer its share listing from Shenzhen to Hong Kong for strategic purposes. In line with Hong Kong Exchange’s listing rules, such a move required the services of CAA to perform valuations on the company’s properties. Vanke’s extensive property portfolio covered 195 developments across 51 cities in China with total value of over US$43billion.

Philips’ global TV manufacturing operations were placed under a joint venture named TP Vision, initially majority-owned and now fully-owned by TPV Technology – a Hong Kong listed company. In order to consolidate the parent and the subsidiary companies’ books, a report was required to fair value trademarks, R&D projects, financial instruments, plant and machinery and the inventory of the joint venture company. These elements were in different jurisdictions yet CAA provided these valuation services with a total value of over US$1.3billion. We supported Corporate Solutions to fulfil their client’s needs and thank them for referring and directing us to this engagement.​

Alibaba appointed CAA as their property valuer for financial reporting purposes concerning their selection of properties within China. They needed a well-coordinated valuer with presence, scale and a hybrid accounting / real estate expertise to consider their property portfolio. CAA, working alongside China Desk is thrilled to have won an engagement with one of the world’s leading e-commerce companies.