Ricol Lasteyrie is the leader on the market of independent expertise required by the French Financial Markets Authority (AMF), having participed in nearly one out of every five such transactions over the past three years.
The in-depth understanding of valuation and financial analysis techniques, as well as strictly defined procedures subject to independent and contradictory internal control enable Ricol Lasteyrie to guarantee the quality and integrity of its opinion.
Fairness opinion for governance and management bodies. Support and advisory for independent directors
For board members, obtaining an independent opinion has become increasingly necessary given growing transaction complexity, the need to demonstrate sound governance
towards increasingly active shareholders and the risk of directors’ liability being challenged.
Ricol Lasteyrie is able to deliver a totally objective opinion, thanks to its complete independence, lack of any involvement in transaction execution and a quality charter that ensure rigorous protection against conflicts of interest.
Contribution and merger audit
Ricol Lasteyrie is also often appointed as an auditor for business transfers, mergers, spin-offs or special benefits, thanks to its acknowledged experience in valuation and fairness opinion.