We specialize in consulting related to the sale and valuation of mid-sized, privately-held businesses.
We are independent experts providing business valuation and litigation support services. We can prepare credible business valuation reports in simple to complex circumstances. We assist with family succession planning related to the transfer of business ownership
Our merger and acquisition consulting expertise was developed through involvement in over 120 transactions in numerous industries and in attending conferences, seminars and webinars. The focus of our merger and acquisition consulting services practice is on mid-sized companies with sales in the range of $2 to $60 million in the Hamilton, Oakville, Brantford, St. Catharines, Toronto, Kitchener areas of Ontario. We have developed a niche in identifying high value added buyers, assessing synergy values, and obtaining premium prices for businesses sold. We can help with business divestiture planning in order to maximize sales price and make the transaction go smoother.
We utilize our Chartered Business Valuator (CBV) knowledge, accounting investigation knowledge (CFF), and accounting knowledge (CPA, CA) to locate accounting adjustments and business changes that increase the value of the business. Our accounting investigation knowledge has proven to be useful in settling disputes about the seller getting paid for what was agreed to.
As trusted advisors, we guide our clients and their management through all phases of the transaction to ensure successful outcomes.
Our experts have over thirty years of experience providing business valuations in 2,400 client files in family law, shareholder disputes, income tax planning and transaction engagements in a wide variety of industries. We prepare Family Law Income for Support Reports in simple to very complex circumstances. Our principal, Bruce Horsley has provided expert witness testimony on 16 occasions and has assisted in numerous settlement conferences, mediations and arbitrations.
Horsley & Associates Inc. was founded by Bruce Horsley in 1998 who is a chartered business valuator and member of the Association for Corporate Growth. Click on the association icons to the left to learn more about these associations.