Taxman Malaysia

Other Business & Corporate Advisory

In this fast paced and ever-changing environment, it is more important to maximise the value out of every deal or transaction in the market. Whilst there are a lot of deals happening in the market, various business owners are unaware of whether they are getting the most out of each deal, especially in the SME space. It is vital to seek out assistance from those who specialize in this area and can give the competitive edge to business owners to ensure a win-win deal in each case.

Our Corporate Advisory division is geared to support and provide advisory services in the space of corporate finance, mergers & acquisitions, investments, divestments, restructuring and other deal-related transactions. We create value throughout the deal continuum by leveraging on our Taxman Malaysia experience in dealing with countless businesses in the market of multiple industries.

Our team of professionals are strategically positioned to support businesses and investors alike in the following areas:


Analysis and validating the financial records to confirm the facts of a business that is being acquired or business owners wanting to find out potential red flags within their business

Our team of professionals are committed to working closely with you and providing you with strategically focused and value adding analysis and recommendations in navigating your way in any business combination, focusing on the financial aspects in a business combination.

Financial due diligence and timely professional advice enhance the quality of decisions on any business combination transaction. We are here to ensure that your buying decision on any business go with the right information and to verify the accuracy of the information provided.

How we can assist:

  • Understanding the structure of the target
  • We summarise the history of change of management and shareholders;
  • We describe the current revenue profile;
  • We describe the key accounting policies in place
  • Identifying the business environment of the target
  • We identify any tax and legal issues needing further specialist investigation
  • Performing a high level financial review and identify the potential deal breakers
  • We analyse the key drivers of underlying the historical financial performance and cash flows;
  • We investigate on the quality of earnings, and the sustainability of cash flows;
  • We comment on the forecasted financial performance and cash flows;
  • We perform an analysis of the main components of the balance sheet (including working capital requirements and net debt position);
  • We summarise on liabilities and off-balance sheet commitments
  • We identify and highlight key risks areas hidden within the financials.
  • We would also advise on the potential adjustments that you should take note that would reflect a more accurate presentation of the financial records, which would in turn affect the buying decision or price in the end.

Vendor or sell side due diligence

Apart from the buy side financial due diligence (which is the due diligence conducted on the target by the buying party), we can also assist in vendor due diligence. This is an in-depth report on the financial health of a company that is being sold.

This involved advising the result of a due diligence of your business is being sold so that you can prepare and avoid any unfavourable results that may come up during a due diligence exercise. Many business take this step to ensure a smooth business transactions and plan ahead so that it provides the vendor greater control over the sale process and ultimately help secure a better or higher price for the business.


Advising shareholders on your business value for your various corporate exercise need and especially useful to equip you with best knowledge for negotiations. Reality check and planning if your desired value is not in place

Our team of professionals has a vast experience and expertise in valuing different class of assets including businesses, financial instruments and intangible assets across multiple industries from manufacturing, trading, education, plantation, technology, food & beverage (F&B), and others. This covers both small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and more established companies such as multinationals (MNCs).

Our experience extends to various commercial contexts, including mergers and acquisitions, company restructuring, shareholder disputes, succession planning and merely for compliance financial reporting purposes.

We value our work by having the experience and knowledge to condense complex business situations and be able to translate and reflecting them by using various financial models. In return, we assist our clients to gain greater insight and foresight which allowed them to make strategic decision.

Specifically to assist SMEs, we can also guide you in terms of financial projections and advice on the feasibility of the business plan and how you can increase the value of your company for an eventual exit plan.

We will typically consider the follow valuation approaches when performing our valuation exercise:-

Cost approach (Net tangible asset value – NTA)

Market approach (Market multiples approach – P/ E, EV/ EBITDA)

Income approach (Discounted cashflow valuation – Financial projection)

Business enterprise valuation

When you need to know the value of business for the purpose of buying or selling or just as a business health check, our team of professionals will assist you to derive the business enterprise valuation required for the right strategy and sound advice in executing the transaction. This can also be a good opportunity to gauge what is your valuation now and how you could improve it in the future. We help you navigate through the complex process and find ways to create value through our analytic procedures and identifying key business drivers.

Financial reporting valuation

We assist in estimating the fair value of the assets in relation to purchase price and assist the management to set an appropriate basis for financial or other reporting purposes. We will advise on the best practice and the strategy in approaching audit or accounting treatment for specific financial reporting valuation purposes.


Accurate information about the market landscaping, potential market size, market trend and general information to the industry is crucial for all successful investment

Our team of professionals are adequately equipped with knowledge of various type of reports in majority of the industries.

Often, a successful business may want to undertake a market research on a very regular manner to:

Understand the business competitive edge against the market

Understand general market trend

High level understanding of the industry market size

Besides, for the benefit of any investors, it is viable to undertake a high-level market research project to have a holistic understanding about the industry and feasibility of the market before making any strategic or financial investment decision.

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