Resource Guide to Navigating SEC Rule 2A-5

VRC’s Rule 2a-5 Resource Guide provides the details fund managers and fund boards need to come into compliance with the SEC’s new regulations to fair value portfolio securities.

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.

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.

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.

Private Equity & Debt Capital Markets Adjust to the New Normal

As we head into Q4 2020, the new normal in private capital markets has fully set in, generally defined by prudence and caution, albeit a work in progress.

Private Credit Market Update

Private asset valuations snapped back in Q2 as the economy began to reopen, and private capital investors took concrete steps to shore up portfolio companies.