MGR Appraisals

T: +44 (0) 121 200 2206 - E:
A: Grosvenor House, 11 St Pauls Square, Birmingham, B3 1RB

Business Assets and Businesses

Business Assets and Businesses

Professional Clients – Insolvency and Corporate recovery
Asset Based Lenders
Expert Witness and Proceeds of Crime
Insurance Valuations
Peer to Peer/Private Investors
Desktop Valuation

MGR Appraisals offers a full valuation service of machinery and business assets. We also provide a disposal service if required.

Directors, Richard Mascall and James Gregory have over 50 years’ experience across all business sectors, from large scale liquidations to SME business assets valuations. To provide the very best advice, we track market trends in machinery and business assets to ensure accurate valuations. We can also provide options for asset disposal.

Our approach involves a complete marketing strategy, utilising the best industry journals, press and digital media to maximise realisations of assets.

We can advise on the following business sectors along with many more:

  • Engineering /CNC, woodwork
  • Catering - Food, Beverage and Process
  • Office Furniture and IT Equipment
  • Vehicles and Garage Equipment
  • Plant, Construction and Contractors
  • Foundry
  • Plastics and Rubber
  • Printing
  • Textiles
  • Paper and Packaging

Our no-obligation quote service is available and our fees are agreed up front with all new clients.

Professional Clients – Insolvency and Corporate recovery

For professionals and institutions, we have been providing advice on insolvency, turnaround and corporate recovery for their clients for many years and as such, have longstanding relationships with the UKs leading accountancy firms, corporate recovery advisors and banking lenders

MGR Appraisals also offer valuation advice for insolvency practitioners and financial advisers by providing pre-appointment advice, together with valuation of business assets including stock and intangibles.

Our services include but are not limited to:

  • Prepack advice
  • Liquidation advice
  • Creditors Voluntary Liquidation
  • Members Voluntary Liquidation
  • Solvent liquidations
  • Bankruptcy
  • Individual Volutary Arrangements
  • Corporate recovery

We can also provide strategic asset management and specialist advice on the retention of title claims. If required, we can discreetly market the business to future buyers. In the event that businesses fail to sell, MGR Appraisals can manage the exit route and arrange disposal of assets by either online auction, tender or private treaty.

MGR Appraisals can offer informal recommendations with regards to goodwill and intellectual property based on our specialist experience of disposing of intangible assets through insolvency.

Asset Based Lenders

Our clients include a number of asset based lenders and finance companies. We undertake valuations of total sites or individual assets together with an inventory for their use. Not only can we provide current market valuations, we also offer residual valuation profiles throughout the term of the loan as well as finance valuations and depreciations valuations.

We can also provide recommendations on the most suitable exit strategy in the event that the assets require disposing.

Expert Witness and Proceeds of Crime

Director, Richard Mascall is an Associate of the British Academy of Experts and is able to provide expert witness reports in accordance with Part 35 of the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR 35 valuation) in relation to valuations. The majority of the work undertaken involves retrospective valuation advice in connection with possible sales of undervalue. Valuation advice is also given retrospectively on disposal campaigns and costs.

MGR Appraisals are also experienced in the valuation and disposal services for assets recovered from proceeds of crime.

Insurance Valuations

MGR Appraisals can provide insurance valuations on the basis of reinstatement value with new or indemnity.

Our services involve providing valuation advice with respect to negotiations with settlements offered or claims made based on our expert valuation experience.


Valuation of business assets for SSAS pension schemes is a specialist service we provide. SSAS schemes allow company directors to use their pension funds to loan their own company money and MGR Appraisal can facilitate this by offering asset valuation advice to secure funds against their business assets.


MGR Appraisal can provide valuation advice for accountants with respect to balance sheet valuations as well as market valuations. Often business assets are written down to a nil value when in reality their market value is higher. Our balance sheet valuations can assist your clients in reviewing their business structure and any potential insolvency issues.


We offer valuation and disposal advice for solicitors to include in cases such as probate, dispute resolution and corporate assets.

We work with a number of leading law firms to provide this specialist service.

Peer to Peer/Private Investors

With the recent increase in peer to peer and private lending, we can assist any investment proposal with a review of the companies business assets. We can provide market valuation advice along with exit strategies in the event the business should fail or need restructuring.