Parmentier Arthur is a specialist firm which has provided advice on the valuation of unquoted shares, privately-owned businesses and intangible assets to owners, shareholders and their professional advisers since 1975.
The valuation of private company shareholdings and intangible assets is more art than science. Over the years we have built an enviable bank of knowledge and experience in all aspects of unquoted company share valuation. From tax-based valuations to litigation support and expert witness testimony, Parmentier Arthur’s pragmatic and informed approach to any valuation issue has assisted legal and accounting professionals, companies and individuals for nearly 45 years.
Our current team, led by Stuart Gilham, blends board-level financial management experience with the knowledge gained from senior roles with HMRC’s Shares & Assets Valuation office to offer our clients the broadest range of service.
HOW WE HELP
Need to settle a dispute over the value of a shareholding?
How much is your company worth?
Selling a minority shareholding. What is it worth?
Incorporating your sole trader business? What is the goodwill worth and what value will HMRC accept for tax purposes?
Making awards under a Management Incentive Plan? What is the value of the MIP shares for tax purposes?
Negotiations with HMRC at an impasse? Need a new perspective?
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Common risk on disposals of employment-related shares
Possibly one of the most neglected and common areas of Pay As You Earn (“PAYE”) failure is where shares are sold by employees or ex-employees – disposals of employment-related shares.
A refresher on the ‘safe harbour’ provisions in the MoU relating to management equity (Part 2)
Where not all conditions of the MoU are satisfied – is it possible to put some reliance on the principles of the MoU? If the ‘spirit’ of the MoU is satisfied, can management rely on it?
A refresher on the ‘safe harbour’ provisions in the MoU relating to management equity (Part 1)
Following the introduction of the employment-related securities legislation in the Finance Act 2003, there was significant uncertainty in relation to the tax implications for management acquiring shares in venture capital (“VC”) and private equity (“PE”) backed companies.