The role of statutory auditors in the wine sector is not limited to annual accounts and consolidated accounts. As true wine industry experts, they must ensure the accounts’ security and the financial information reliability and advise investors.
- Guiding the sellers or investors in the financial structure of their project (business plan, profitability thresholds, synergies, etc.);
- Securing the financial and accounting components of the transaction and highlighting negotiation levers through due-diligence assignments for divestitures or acquisitions conducted by a team of professionals dedicated 100% to this activity (Deloitte Bordeaux Transaction Services team in coordination with Deloitte’s international teams);
- Ensuring financial information reliability by a team specialized in auditing and consulting services for Grands Crus Classés and wine merchants, using French and international accounting standards;
- Assisting shareholders in the financial management and integration of their acquisition (assisting in preparing financial reporting under French accounting standards or IFRS, assisting in monitoring business plans, etc.).