Best Practices for Private Fund Sponsors

As the demand for transparency rises for private investment funds, the spotlight is on valuation practices, which is essential for any fund manager to understand.

Q1 2021: Middle Market Credit Spreads and Required Returns

How are market participants reacting to positive vaccination rates, economic optimism, company prospects and floating rate security demand?

Birnbaum, Walling on Valuing Private Energy Debt and Equity in Private Funds CFO

As seen in the newest issue of Private Funds CFO, Jeff Birnbaum and Chris Walling discuss the implications of the pandemic for the sector.

Middle Market Credit Spreads and Required Returns

In Q4 2020, market participants noted improving comfort with company and industry fundamentals, outlooks, and the ability to weather a second wave of the virus.

SPAC Shares Are Not Created Equal

How do you value a SPAC? With a surge in SPAC IPOs resulting from the COVID-impacted economy, SPAC valuations should not be given equal consideration.

Private Markets Took COVID in Stride

The private equity and credit markets held up remarkably well in the face of a global pandemic and are adjusting to the “new normal.” Market participants should go into 2021 with heightened vigilance as the impacts of the pandemic may not have yet entirely played out.

John Czapla Featured in Sanne Group’s Connect November Issue

On track for recovery: Pandemic implications, not all doom or gloom.

Bloomberg Financial Accounting News Shares Mutarelli’s Post-Q3 Results

In the November issue, Bloomberg publishes Mutarelli’s third-quarter analysis results of valuations and impairment testing, including potential goodwill impairment.

Paul Balynsky Shares Views on Unicorn Valuations in COVID with AICPA Professional Insights

How are privately held unicorns’ valuations faring in the age of COVID?

COVID & U.S. Portfolio Securities Valuation: An update on credit spreads and required returns

In Q3 2020, secondary equity and credit markets rebounded, primary equity and levered finance markets reopened, and the price of risk declined.