Corporate and regulatory services include strategic decisions and regulatory compliances. Our teams possess the subject expertise and by using globally used leading methodologies and best practices, we develop the services to cater to the clients’ need so that our clients enjoy the benefits of an integrated service.
Mergers & Acquisitions
Successful completion of mergers and acquisitions is not confined merely to closing a deal. Successfull completion means – setting the right deal on the right terms & conditions fulfilling the desired objectives and transitioned in the right way.
We take time to understand each client’s key transaction objectives to design optimum practical accounting and tax solutions which can deliver strategic results. Our team has the sufficient expertise to handle even the most complex transactions like joint ventures and reverse mergers. We provide the services with a constant, client-centric work process which ensures continuous communication throughout the deal process.
Advising strategy according to objectives – Whatever may be the objectives, our team conducts an in-depth study and then advises the strategy to accomplish those objectives.
Calculation of swap ratio – We calculate a swap ratio considering the needs of our client and the structure of the transaction. We also take care of regulatory laws like FEMA, Income Tax and SEBI while calculating the swap ratio.
Executing the deal – We are well versed in handling the execution process, eliminating any obstacles and making the entire process quick and effective.
Following up – We just don’t close the deal – we keep in constant touch with our client and advise on financial, fiscal and legal aspects of post-merger proceedings.
Valuation Services –
Due to continuous changes in regulations and business environment, valuation has become more complex. We advise our clients on the valuation of the company, business share and asset. Our expert team ensures that our results significantly match the price a buyer or seller pays or receives. We understand that valuations are highly dependent upon forecasts and assumptions and our team ensures to take real and genuine assumptions.
Also, regulatory authorities like SEBI, RBI, Income Tax and third parties like Auditors etc. rely on us for accounting and reporting purpose.
Our valuation services can be segregated in the following:
Business Valuation at the time of mergers and amalgamations,
Valuation at the time of purchase or sale of the company,
Valuation advise to minority shareholders and Joint Venture Partners,
Valuation as “Expert Witness”
Valuation for regulatory Compliances
Valuation for financial reporting purposes ensuring the compliance of IND AS and IFRS (wherever applicable)
Valuation of intangible assets for funding purpose
Valuation for private equity and venture capital entities
Due Diligence (Transaction Evaluation)
Due to continuous changes in regulations and business environment, valuation has become more complex. To determine any potential issues or drawbacks before taking a major decision related to acquisitions, investment, business partnership or taking a bank loan, Due Diligence becomes a powerful tool. It is a process of conducting research and analysis to help the client make better decisions.
Our dedicated due diligence team assists our clients with financial, legal, tax and environment due diligence.
The Process of conducting Due Diligence:
1.Identifying the objective – merger, acquisition or investment opportunity,
2.Analysing the present and historical financial statements,
3.Taking care of the corporate tax, direct an indirect taxes and quantification of tax risk,
4.Understanding the organization design such as logistics, finance, operations, technologies and corporate strategy.
We give a detailed report with our recommendations which come handy during decision making and negotiation process.
In the ever-growing competitive world, every company has to comply with the growing assortment of industry laws, regulations and leading best practices.
Every client is required to submit several reports to regulatory bodies which require calculation, maintenance and reconciliation. But this doesn’t make it a stringent process or time-consuming activity. We, at Especia Associates, ensure to work with clients to help them view regulatory compliance as a natural extension of corporate governance. It can add real value to the clients and their investment operations.
We have a team of skills and experienced professionals with certifications like CISA, CISSP, CISM and Chartered Accountants who are well-versed in carrying out the regulatory compliances.
We help you in the following areas:
Understanding the implications, need and requirements of the regulations,
Designing the procedures, policies and framework according to the requirement of the client,
Implementing the procedures and policies and ensuring follow-up post implementation
Corporate Governance Advisory Services
In order to regain the investor trust and counter the shareholder participation in the affairs, companies are focusing on strengthening the governance structure and disclosure practices. Whether you are listed company or a private organization, we work with you to strengthen the corporate structure which underpins the corporate performance and ensures regulatory compliances.
We understand that every company operates differently, and there can not be “one size fits all” approach to making right governance structure. We do an in-depth study of the requirement of investors, leading market practices and client inputs.
On the basis of the study, we help you prepare a corporate governance structure that fulfils the requirements of stakeholders. We also assess the inherent risks and the internal control system of the organization.
Company Secretarial Services
Our experts comprising of Company Secretaries, Legal Professionals and Chartered Accountants provide a complete solution for all corporate secretarial matters by advising the companies having national and international jurisdiction. Our tax and audit department work closely with the legal department to provide ancillary services.
Our services include but are not limited to:
Advisory services on corporate and allied laws,
Assisting in complying with provisions of Companies Act 2013 & 1956 (wherever applicable),
Expert opinion on compliance with labour laws,
Incorporation of companies & LLPs,
Assisting in preparation of notices, minutes of meetings, agenda & resolutions for board meetings,
Advisory services on Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs)
Drafting of the company documents
Assisting in complying with laws and regulations of SEBI
Assisting in compliance with under listing agreement
Secretarial Compliance Audit
Assisting in ascertainment, declaration and payment of interim and final dividend.