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Provide Opinion on Value of Intangible Assets relating to FFE Acquisition

Client: Flex Fuels Energy


On 29 December 2006 Flex Fuels Energy, Inc (formerly Malibu Minerals, Inc) (Flex Fuels) acquired 15 percent of the issued share capital of Flex Fuels Energy Limited (FFE Ltd) for $1,520,000 in cash. On 29 May 2007 Flex Fuels completed the acquisition of 100 percent of FFE Ltd for 24,854,477 common stock in Flex Fuels.  FFE Ltd is a biodiesel startup with plans to deliver a vertically integrated biofuel operation in the UK, building a ‘Farm to Fuel' value chain.

Intangible Business was asked by Flex Fuels to provide our opinion on the value of the intangible assets relating to its acquisition of FFE Ltd, at two acquisition dates, in accordance with the valuation requirements in US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (USGAAP).


A detailed valuation report was complied under the provisions of SEC guidelines, US GAAP, the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice and other relevant guidelines.

The report analysed the applicable standard of value and appropriate valuation methodologies. Several assessments were made on the income, market and cost methodologies but with emphasis on the income method approach as it is the method most closely aligned with the future economic benefits which are derived from ownership of intangible assets.


The full report and appendices are included in the report submitted to the US Securities and Exchange Commission on form 8-K/A filed on September 14, 2007. Our valuation analysis, using the income approach, based on the assumptions provided by management provides support for fair values of Flex Fuels goodwill at $1.3million and $21.6 million respectively.

"Intangible Business adopted a thorough and commercial approach to valuing the intangible assets and goodwill related to the acquisition of a UK biodesel startup at two dates, in accordance to US GAAP and SEC requirements. Their robust approach contributed to a successful filing and provided useful insights to help us develop the business. They were responsive, clear and quickly understood the complex commercial environment."

Paul Gothard, Chief Financial Officer, Flex Fuels Energy, Inc