Impairment Barometer

Observations and measures of how H1 2020 COVID-related events have impacted equity market indices, adjustments to EBITDA expectations, and their influence on enterprise values by sector.

COVID-19 & Portfolio Securities Valuation

A Q2 2020 update on credit spreads and required returns.

Industry Index Discounted Spreads in Valuations

Considering the virus’ material impact on specific industries, we’ve seen a greater emphasis on secondary industry-specific loan indexes when controlling for credit risk.

COVID-19 and the Impact on Private Equity

The COVID-19 market dislocation could be compared, not only to the Great Recession, but also—inversely—to the “irrational exuberance” of the dot-com era.

Private Credit Managers Grapple with Growing Pains

As private credit manager valuation leaders scrutinize how to optimize their internal teams, they also are leveraging technology tools and third-party service providers—both domestic and offshore—to meet the demands of scale.

COVID-19: An Orderly Repricing of Risk in Private Debt

The only comparable event to the spread of the virus for modern private capital markets is the Great Recession, but there are some key differences this time.

COVID-19 and Portfolio Securities Valuation: Understanding the Impacts on Credit Spread

While secondary indexes are good barometers of investor sentiment and market trends, the levels reflected may not fully reflect company fundamentals and deal pricing, reflecting the new normal in a COVID-19 economic environment.

2019 By the Numbers

We are proud to share a list of our accomplishments, successes, and completed client engagements.

Crystal Ball 2020: What’s in Store?

VRC talks trends and what we could expect to see in 2020.

Private Credit Players Taking AICPA Guidelines, Growing Market Pressures In Stride

Market participants embrace best practice guidance, adjust policies accordingly. But the AICPA’s best practices are not without challenges and intricacies for the private debt and private credit professional.