Closely held businesses
Grant Thornton’s tax consultants offer customized solutions for owners of close companies based on their specific needs.
Legislations and practices on companies and corporate taxes change constantly. We ensure that you stay updated, so that you can avoid problems and take advantage of the available tax benefits.
We'll answer your questions concerning corporate tax, value-added tax, international transactions, and impact assessments prior to establishments. We also offer help in establishments of branches or subsidiaries.
Virtually every transaction in a company needs VAT management. The rules may seem complicated, and improper handling of the VAT can cause unnecessary costs and penalties for your business.
Are you and your company considering a stock market launch? If you are well prepared before initiating a listing process, and well informed about the requirements of listed companies, then there is much to gain.
It is important for us to deliver a high-quality audit of an annual report. We think it is important to look beyond the accounting and instead focus on your particular business and the agreements that form the basis for the accounting. Our experts can help you with an external audit of your business.
External quality assurance made by an independent specialist creates security both for your company and for those who will use the information. The credibility of the information is also increased by your company asking for an external certification.
Our audit specialists at Grant Thornton's International Business Center combine international experience with technical and industry-specific expertise. Through honest and straightforward communication with you as a customer, we create a better customized international audit.
Grant Thornton can carry out targeted audit efforts of the internal audit. The entire internal audit function can also be outsourced to Grant Thornton as we carry out audits in accordance with the Board's approved audit plan. Reporting takes place on an ongoing basis with clear review results and relevant recommendations for improvements.
Digital information management requires great security, both in terms of protection against intrusion and against loss of data. Our experts will help you find an optimized solution adapted to the company's information management.
We provide strategic advisory that helps you plan, prioritize, and execute your important business strategies more effectively. By doing this, we support the long-term development of your business.
Our team at Company Services are experts in corporate matters and can help you when you want to start a company, make changes in an existing company, or terminate your business.
Our consultants have extensive experience in financial disputes, in both small and large companies. Our previous work have varied from simple analyzes and brief comments to completely independent values.
Grant Thorntons consultants support financial managers, accounting managers and CFOs with the company’s financial reporting. We offer professional support regarding legal reporting based on established laws and requirements.
In today's complex processes, more and more input is required to achieve positive outcomes. Current determining factors for resolving disputes include insightful analyses, informative reports, and presentations. Grant Thornton’s experienced experts provide financial and economic analysis which helps to resolve disputes in an efficient manner.
Governance risk compliance
We assist expanding companies, as well as those companies going through changes, by providing useful internal control, compliance and process efficiency. We can help your company reach long-term and sustainable results with effective governance and risk management. Our experts have extensive and substantial experience within the industry.
The world's demands the performance on companies' are increasing, not only financially, but also environmentally and socially. It is the company's' total responsibility and the function they fulfill in society that counts.
Integration & Separation
We support our customers throughout the entire process, from defining separation alternatives and understanding the potential impact on value creation, to developing and delivering robust separation plans.
Our International Business Centre (IBC) provides services in auditing, advisory, accounting and tax, with an international perspective for the international market through our member companies in over 140 countries.
Grant Thornton can carry out targeted audit efforts on behalf of the internal audit. The entire internal audit function can also be outsourced to Grant Thornton as we carry out audits in accordance with the Board's approved audit plan. Reporting takes place on an ongoing basis with clear review results and relevant recommendations for improvements.
Grant Thornton´s dedicated team focuses on helping you to get the highest value possible when selling your company. We project manage and support you in every step of the sales process, so that you can focus on your daily operation.
Transaction advisory services
In connection with acquisitions, our transaction advisory team helps you through the entire process: from advisory and pre-bid support, reviews of letters of intent and tax structuring to financial and tax due diligence, and share transfer agreement advisory.
Our specialist team can help with all types of business valuations. The team has broad experience and continuously performs independent valuations, indicative value statements and fairness opinions (so-called second opinions).
With our customer invoice solution, you can create a quote that is converted into a work order and ultimately results in an invoice that we distribute to your customer. We also handle reminders and register customer payments.
Receipt and travel management
Our smart digital service for receipt management will simplify handling and save you time. All you need to do is take a photo of the receipt with your smartphone and add the amounts and relevant comments. Then everything is ready for further electronic management and automatic bookkeeping.
Traditional handling of supplier invoices can be time consuming and lack effective control. Grant Thornton's web-based supplier invoice management (EIM) gives you completely new opportunities to streamline the management of your supplier invoices.
Grant Thornton offers complete management of your company’s payroll function: from reporting to payouts, authorisations, statistics, and pension administration. We will review your needs and customise a solution that fits your company perfectly.
Reports and analyses
With our digital solution, your financial information becomes easily accessible and easier to understand. The information is available 24 hours and you can extract your reports at any time. We create customized reports for your business, which will help you make the right decisions.
We offer your company customized financial services and accounting. We create a whole range of common tasks such as accounting, supplier accounts, customer accounts, VAT and reporting.
A key to being able to grow profitably in a company is order and structure. This results in that "everything flows" and that employees know what authorization and what responsibilities they have.
In addition to your company being able to outsource the entire finance department or payroll department to us, we can also help with more specialized or temporary services. We have driven consultants and advisers who are ready to contribute with broad experience and a network of experts.
Time and projects
Do you want to simplify cost monitoring and get a clearer plan of the company's occupancy? Our digital solution streamlines and ensures your company's time reporting and project reporting. Developing a basis for salary payment and invoicing has never been easier.
Identify the key factors and reduce the risks
Within Transaction advisory services, which include both acquisition advice and sales advice, we focus on you making informed decisions about investments and transfers. You get a clear analysis with conclusions and recommendations.
It is not only the price, but also other terms in the transfer agreement, that are of great importance to both the seller and buyer. Our team at Transaction advisory services help you through the entire process, for example in designing or reviewing clauses and their effects.
In connection with acquisitions, you will receive, for example, advice and support prior to bidding, tax structuring, due diligence from a financial, tax and sustainability point of view and advice on transfer of shares.
Pre and in connection with divestments, we also help you with sales-related services. Read more about our services aimed at selling companies at M&A services.
Effective analyses and proactive advice
Your specific needs govern our mission. We provide pragmatic and commercial insight with a focus on transaction-critical and value-influencing factors. The analysis is of course comprehensive enough to give you a deep understanding of the business. This approach allows us to answer your key questions effectively.
A high senior presence throughout the assignment means that you always have access to a qualified expert to discuss important issues with. It also allows us to communicate preliminary conclusions at an early stage, propose possible measures and thereby avoid any negative surprises later in the process.
Company types, business structure and comprehensive impact insight
We provide transaction advice in connection with acquisitions and sales of companies. Thanks to a very large experience from transactions of owner-managed and medium-sized companies, we have a understanding of the challenges with acquisitions in this segment, for example in terms of limitations in the financial follow-up and in the financial function of these companies. We also have extensive experience in transaction consulting in connection with a series of acquisitions in the same industry, so-called roll-up acquisitions.
Our international presence in over 140 countries means that we can assist you with advice in connection with transactions in international environments. We also collaborate with our colleagues in other departments within Grant Thornton. This gives you a comprehensive picture of all the factors that are affected by your intended transaction. This seamless integration of services is very appreciated by our customers.
Contact us to discuss how we can best assist you with an upcoming or ongoing transaction.
We offer, among other things, the following within Transaction advisory service:
- Financial due diligence
- Vendor due diligence
- Vendor assistance
- Negotiation support
- Purchase price mechanism