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Monte Carlo Simulations and Golf’s 2020 FedEx Cup

Just for fun, guest author, Dwight Grant, illustrates the use of probability simulation versus the “what if” scenarios of golf’s upcoming FedEx Cup.

Optimal Number of Trials for Monte Carlo Simulation

A Monte Carlo Simulation is a technique is often used to find fair value for financial instruments for which probabilistic distributions are unknown.

NFL Team Options: Value and Risk

The principles developed in valuing common stock options can provide insight into what sports contracts are worth and how they affect risk.

Complex Securities

Valuations for complex instruments such as options, warrants, convertible bonds, contingent consideration, preferred & common stock

Common Valuation Issues With Illiquid Securities

Nuanced securities typically contain options and market conditions that alter cash flows over the life of the security and raise valuation challenges.

Valuing Carried Interests

The asymmetric nature of carried interests requires the consideration of a range of scenarios.

Challenges in Valuing Contingent Consideration

ASC 805 provides guidance for whether it is contingent consideration or compensation.

Technology

A private equity sponsored cloud based provider of manager content, enterprise lending services granted certain management incentive units to participating executives, as compensation to incentivize management performance.

Technology

A PE-sponsored cloud based provider granted equity compensation incentives to executives. To comply with financial reporting requirements of Accounting Standards Codification 718 (ASC 718), the provider engaged VRC to determine the fair value of the issued units.

IPO Readiness & Equity Compensation

Companies need valuations for various forms of equity-based compensation. Early-stage companies need a valuation health-check, pre-IPO