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.

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.

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.

Rollover Equity: Don’t Just Take It At Face Value

Several factors, including the rights and preferences of the rollover equity compared to the private equity sponsor’s shares and the sources of deal financing, have important implications for valuation.

US Private Equity

Summary of key Q3 2019 metrics for the PE deal environment, including median PE buyout EV/EBITDA multiples.