Censere undertakes valuations of businesses and business interests for buyers, sellers, owners and other interested parties. Our valuations are used for management reference, financing, tax reference, shareholder reference, financial reporting and other purposes.
Our team of engineers and surveyors are able to accurately assess the value of machinery & equipment across a broad range of industry sectors. Whether for insurance management, accounting & tax reporting, financing or capital budgeting.
Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC) Central and ASEAN Centre for Entrepreneurship (ACE), both Malaysian Government funded agencies, organised an 'Open Day' event on 29 February 2016 at CyberJaya, Malaysia for entrepreneurs and start-ups to seek help and guidance from various Government Agencies and the partners of MaGIC and ACE.
30 Government Agencies and partners as well as 180 entrepreneurs and start-ups attended the Open Day making it a very successful event.
Censere participated as one of partners of ACE and provided information and guidance to a number of participants on valuation matters as well as funding options available to entrepreneurs and start-ups in Malaysia as well as in the Asia Pacific region. Tan Sri Dr. Irwan, Chairman of MaGIC and Secretary General of Treasury, Ministry of Finance (MOF) thanked Censere for its participation and guidance to the participants on the day.
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Stratiqa Inc. Merges with Censere Group
With immediate effect, Censere Group and Stratiqa Inc. have merged their respective businesses. The combined group will initially have 18 offices across three continents and will offer an expanded range of services to better serve clients. Brett Shadbolt, CEO of Censere and the combined group, stated "This is a significant development for Censere. Through Stratiqa we now have a dedicated premium service provider which complements Censere's existing valuation and advisory services. It significantly expands our capabilities in North America and we are sure our Asian clients will benefit from the expanded range of services.”
At the same time, Matthew Katzeff has joined Stratiqa Inc. as a Director. Matthew is based in Stratiqa's New York office and oversees Stratiqa's business in North America and beyond. Since beginning his career at the Blackstone Group, Matthew has developed a highly successful career predominantly focused upon Mergers & Acquisitions and strategic advisory, Fairness Opinions and Valuations. In addition, he has significant experience both in the US as well as Asia. Speaking of the merger, Matthew commented "I am very excited to be part of the expanded group. Many of Stratiqa's clients either have, or are contemplating, acquisitions or expansion in Asia. Censere's existing network of 13 offices across Asia and Oceania is the ideal platform to extend Stratiqa's reach into these markets, while also providing expanded coverage to Censere's clients in the US."
The seventh annual Quamnet Outstanding Enterprise Awards took place on the 14 January 2015 at the Hong Kong Bankers Club. The Quamnet Awards endeavors to identify and highlight Hong Kong companies who represent excellence and the best of Hong Kong's entrepreneurial business spirit in their respective industries. At the awards it was announced that, Censere had been awarded the Quamnet Outstanding Enterprise award for, "Outstanding Business Appraisal and Valuation Services. Censere Director, Daniel Martin stated, “this award highlights the depth and strength of our valuation offering across our 15 locations. We will look to build on this award in 2016 and to continue to offer quality, independent advice to our clients” On the evening, Dr. Simon Galpin, Director-General of InvestHK, HKSAR was on hand to present the Business Appraisal and Valuation Services Award to Daniel Martin, Director of Censere.
On 4th December 2015, Mr. Brett Shadbolt, CEO of Censere Group, presented a talk in Overseas Resources Development Symposium in JW Marriott Hotel in Seoul. In this event, organized by Energy & Mineral Resources Development Association, Mr. Shadbolt shared his views on the current trends in mining projects. The event was supported by the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (MOTIE) of Korea as well as Korea National Oil Corporation, Korea Gas Corporation, Korea Resources Corporation, Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources (KIGAM), Seoul University IEPP, HanYang Univ, Korea Resources Engineering, The Geological Society of Korea, Energy & Mineral Resources Development Association.
Adie Gupta, Director of Censere Group's Malaysia office and the leader of Intellectual Property (IP)/ Intangible Assets team conducted a full day Leveraging IP workshop at Censere Training Academy's Kuala Lumpur facility on 19 November 2015. The workshop was attended by participants from government agencies, law firms as well as private equity/ venture capital firms. The Workshop covered a number of areas including, introduction to IP assets, commonly valued IP, methods of valuing IP as well as strategies for leveraging IP assets. The workshop also involved a number of case studies to provide the participants a better understanding of both technical and commercial aspects involved in IP valuations. Based on the feedback from the participants, Censere Training Academy will be conducting more varied workshops on IP, financial analysis and valuation related topics in the coming months.
Censere held a Texas-sized celebration on October 1st, celebrating the opening of Censere’s U.S. entity and the opening of its newest offices in Houston, Texas and Washington, D.C. The reception was held in Houston Galleria area at the Oceanaire Seafood Room and was attended by various business leaders in the Houston business community. Peggy Wilson, President and CEO of the Houston Metropolitan Chamber, was on hand to present Zaid Sultan, the Chamber’s Chairman and Censere Head of US Operations, and Brett Shadbolt, Censere’s Founder and CEO, with a Certificate of Membership on behalf of the Houston Metropolitan Chamber. Attendees of the event ranged from CEOs of Mid-sized Oil and Gas companies, law firm partners, Big 4 senior management, and various entrepreneurs. John Myers, Censere's Strategic Alliance Partner from Chorus Consulting was on hand as well.
The night was a culmination of a week-long set of events that Censere was a part of, as it officially launches operations in the United States. Monday, Mr. Shadbolt and Mr. Sultan were featured guests on Houston’s Small Business Today Radio Network and were able to present Censere to their audience. Tuesday and Wednesday of this week, Censere were supporting sponsors for the Momentum Event Group’s 3rd Oil and Gas Anti-Corruption and Compliance Exchange.