Stout was engaged to perform various preferred and common stock legal entity valuations of a Fortune 500 consumer products company for internal restructuring and corporate compliance purposes. The scope of our analysis included more than 100 direct and indirect subsidiaries with legal entities domiciled in North and South America, Europe, and Asia, worth in excess of $5 billion.
In addition to the traditional challenges associated with cross-border valuations, Stout extracted financial information for each subsidiary from two general ledger systems, cross-referencing intercompany transactions, investments, and other pertinent data. We developed robust financial models that provided us with the flexibility to quickly and accurately import, organize, and analyze the source information in a cost effective manner. Furthermore, we advised management on several alternate valuation dates.