BRG’s finance and valuation expertise reaches across many of our practice areas. Our experts specialise in the valuation of tangible and intangible assets by combining sophisticated financial, economic and statistical tools with in-depth industry experience.
BRG experts have worked on behalf of investors, companies, financial institutions and government agencies in matters involving allegations such as insider trading, market manipulation, stock-price manipulation, fraudulent financial reporting, predatory lending practices and stock-option backdating.
Our professionals have valued portfolios consisting of complex derivative securities and have determined the impact on portfolio values of alternative investment and trading strategies. We have valued interests in privately held businesses and stock and other assets that are not traded in public markets. We have conducted transaction-related valuations of financial securities, intellectual property and contract rights.
Our extensive industry experience complements our expertise in the analytic disciplines; and enables us to both assess and demonstrate how observed behaviour affects market prices, business risk and liability and litigation processes.
BRG provides companies, individuals and their advisers with a broad range of economic and financial expertise and services across the spectrum of intellectual property matters. We advise on all types of IP rights and intangible assets, including patents and know-how, trademarks and brands, copyright, database rights, design rights, customer lists and confidential information. We provide advice on the value of and interactions among IP assets, royalty rates and licensing structures.
In advising on valuation issues, we ensure that we reflect in the valuation process relevant factors such as the accepted or preferred methodologies and practices, the statutory or contractual framework, competition issues and the market dynamics in which the intellectual property is being utilised.
Real Estate and Fixed Asset Valuation
BRG’s Real Estate practice provides valuation services for commercial real estate and fixed-asset investments for reporting and taxation in both contentious and non-contentious matters. Our experience in commercial real estate includes diminution of value claims, transaction reporting services (including landlord and tenants contentious valuation assignments), providing expert witness opinions and reports, and advisory services in professional negligence situations.
Our practice also covers fixed-asset taxation valuation matters, where we use our combination of chartered surveying, chartered tax and chartered accounting skills to bridge the gap among the different stakeholders and professionals involved in the preparation and delivery of the tax computations; and deliver solutions that ensure that processes are efficient and optimise tax position. We are also experienced in the field of capital allowances and tax depreciation, including advising on capital allowances, claims, sale and purchase transaction allocations, corporate reorganisations and fulfilling reporting requirements for tax authorities.