Valuation Research Corporation (VRC) is a full-service, third-party, global valuation firm focusing exclusively on valuations that offer judgment beyond modeling. The result provides an accurate and customized view of the value of a business. Since 1975, VRC’s network of over 1,200 valuation professionals has provided objective, supportable conclusions of value to domestic and international clients. VRC has locations in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Cincinnati, Milwaukee, New York, Princeton, San Francisco and Tampa; as well as international affiliates in Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Germany, India, Japan, Luxembourg, Mexico, 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, the 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 affiliate 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.
Benefits of Working with VRC
VRC is a full-service, independent, global valuation firm. Its focal point is exclusively valuations that offer judgment beyond modeling. The result provides an accurate and customized view of the value of a business.
Judgment Beyond Modeling
VRC’s goal is to provide 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 nearly 150 colleagues consist of highly-skilled professionals and bring an average of more than 23 years of experience with backgrounds in accounting, economics, finance and statistics. Nearly 95 percent of VRC’s professional team members hold advanced degrees and certifications, including CFA, CPA, MAI 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 over 1,200 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.