Valuations & Modelling

Value creation is key to business and transaction success

Our Valuations & Modelling services help you make decisions confidently, enhance your results, and help you get ahead of key issues, Deloitte brings deep experience in valuing, modeling, and analyzing business interests and their underlying assets, including in the context of M&A, strategy, restructurings, financial reporting and tax financial reporting compliance.


Several valuation methods are used to determine the value of a company. A combination of methods develops mutually supporting evidence towards the valuation conclusion.

Key Service Offerings:

• Indicative and independent valuations

We perform valuations of business enterprises and equity instruments for, inter alia, transactions, disputes and to assist management in making decisions.

• Fair and reasonable opinions

We specialise in providing independent opinions which are required in terms of South African legislation.

• SARB letters

We provide limited assurance valuation reporting for South African Reserve Bank purposes where transactions involve non-residents.

• Purchase price allocation valuations and intangible asset valuations

We value intangible assets for financial reporting purposes relating to an acquisition. We also perform independent reviews of purchase price allocation valuations.

• Going concern reviews

We review cash flow forecasts in order to test the going concern assumption for financial reporting purposes.

• Impairment testing

We perform and review valuations for the purposes of determining the recoverable amount of assets for impairment testing in terms of IAS 36.

• Fund valuation

We provide funds with recurring portfolio valuations for various purposes.

Financial & Business Modelling

Financial & Business modelling lies at the heart of the decision making process, whether it is evaluating strategic options, new investments or existing operations. We create value for our clients by developing bespoke modelling solutions to help make confident, value-enhancing decisions. The financial model is developed specifically for your business, project and/or related financial decision. By creating dynamic predictive financial models to meet your specific needs, you are able to base your decisions on robust financial analysis.

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Key Contact

Sean McPhee

Sean McPhee


Sean is the Africa Valuations and Business Modelling leader and is based in Johannesburg. He has experience in business valuations, fair and reasonable opinions, purchase price accounting and model re... More