Valuation Research Corporation (VRC) is a full-service, independent, global valuation firm focusing exclusively on valuations and advisory services. The result provides an accurate and customized view of the value of a business.
Since 1975, VRC’s U.S.-based team of 250+ colleagues and our international network of nearly 1,500 valuation professionals has provided objective, supportable conclusions of value to domestic and international clients. VRC has locations in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Cincinnati, Dallas, Los Angeles, Milwaukee, New York, Princeton, San Francisco, and Tampa; as well as international affiliates in Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, India, Israel, Germany, Japan, Mexico, Portugal, Singapore, Spain, and the United Kingdom.
The company’s core services include financial opinions with respect to valuation, solvency, capital adequacy and fairness in connection with mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, financings and financial and tax reporting matters. The in-house valuation capabilities include businesses, equity and debt securities, loans, derivative instruments, structured products, intangible assets, fixed assets and real estate.
VRC’s clients range from Fortune 500 companies to privately-held organizations. The client base is derived from companies in a broad range of industries, which affords VRC the opportunity to track and understand industry trends. In addition, our organization has long-standing relationships with commercial lenders, investment banking firms, private equity firms, venture capital firms, business development companies, hedge funds, law firms, and accounting firms nationwide.
Additionally, Valuation Research Group (VRG), VRC’s global network has completed engagements in over 60 countries. Multinational engagements are managed locally by a single point-of-contact and executed by professionals located in their respective countries.
VRC's Mission, Vision, and Values
To be the premier global valuation, advisory, and opinions partner that does the right thing, with integrity, for all stakeholders.
With a responsibility to our colleagues, clients and their investors, and other stakeholders, we stand firmly on ethics, valuation standards, reporting regulations, and accounting principles to achieve our mission and deliver valuations and opinions that withstand scrutiny through the test of time.
Delivering valuations that stand up to scrutiny while balancing the stakeholders’ interests. Providing accurate valuation insights that help our clients, their boards, and investors make informed decisions will maintain our reputation and trust as a premier partner.
We strive to do what is right and provide sound judgment even when it may not be an easy path. We take a long-term view when doing what is right for our clients and colleagues.
We will meet client needs and not sacrifice quality. VRC has pioneered many valuation practices and techniques that are now industry standards. We strive to make our clients’ lives easier and give them more reasons to trust us.
Our entrepreneurial culture encourages all associates to be their genuine selves and harness their strengths within the framework of the firm. We align expectations with rewards so all VRC team members are motivated to play a role in the firm’s success.
EXPERTISE & INNOVATION
We provide an environment driven by teamwork where diversity in thought is encouraged and rewarded. Our valuations supplement the model with experience and judgment.
Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
VRC Values Every Voice.
The foundation of our culture is built upon integrity and respect for our clients and every member of our team. We are committed to diversity, inclusion, and the equitable treatment of our colleagues, the communities in which we live and work, and our clients. We value creating and working within a team-based environment where each person’s talent, ideas, opinions, and expertise are sources of inspiration that move our organization forward.
VRC is committed to providing opportunities for all colleagues to advance professionally and personally regardless of race, color, nationality, religious affiliation, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, or physical ability.
In both their words and actions, firm leadership thoughtfully creates and sustains inclusion within a safe environment and fosters an ability for every individual to be heard, seen, understood, and have their contributions appreciated and rewarded.
VRC values each individual on our team. Through teamwork, we conscientiously seek to incorporate an overarching practice of diversity and inclusion. While supporting careers and providing advancement opportunities, we provide a flexible working arrangement that offers work/life balance, mentoring, leadership training, internships, membership in professional organizations, networking, and higher education and designation achievements.
It is through these goals and the firm’s culture that we will continue to attract, retain, and develop a talented, diverse group of professionals who will help achieve continued success for our firm and, most importantly, our diverse clientele.
Benefits of Working with VRC
Valuation & Advisory Services
VRC is a full-service, independent, global valuation firm. Its focal point is exclusively valuations & advisory services that offer judgment beyond modeling. The result provides an accurate and customized view of the value of a business.
Judgment Beyond Modeling
VRC provides clients with the practical guidance they need to achieve their business objectives. Professionals in the firm combine valuation, corporate finance experience, and accounting expertise to provide clients with the real-world business rationale that validates what a business is worth.
VRC’s professionals provide clients with impartial assistance in the consideration of mergers and acquisitions, divestitures and significant corporate changes. The valuation experts provide fairness and solvency opinions to assist company directors, special committees, trustees, lenders and other corporate advisors to ensure their transactions are fair and financially adequate.
VRC’s domestic team of over 250 colleagues consists of highly skilled professionals with accounting, economics, finance, and statistics backgrounds. Team members hold advanced degrees and certifications, including CFA, CPA, and ASA. These team members participate in each phase of engagement, from initial client discussions through final recommendations. VRC is widely respected for its depth of industry knowledge and has served clients in most major industries: automotive, chemical, consumer products and consumer packaged goods, energy, financial services, fintech, healthcare, industrial products, life sciences, private equity, professional services, and technology.
Businesses need valuation experts who understand their industries and markets. VRC’s international engagement teams provide that focus. Through the global Valuation Research Group (VRG) affiliate network of 1,500+ professionals, VRG provides opinions of value for business enterprises, intangible assets, real estate and personal property for the international business community, serving clients in more than 60 countries from offices located across five continents.