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.

VRC’s Chris Mellen to Teach Valuation Course for iiBV and TAQEEM

Chris Mellen will teach a valuation course on the valuation of intangible assets for the iiBV and TQEEM.

Older & Wiser: The Evolution of 409A

As startups stay private for longer periods of time, their common stock valuation (409A) history is likely to be scrutinized if they pursue an IPO.

Considering Brand Value: What’s In a Name?

Any brand valuation presents a strategic planning opportunity to understand more about what drives value to the underlying company.

VRC Named Valuation Firm of the Year by The M&A Advisor

Honored by the International M&A Awards for the ninth year in a row!

VRC Announces Retirement of Raymond Weisner

The firm shares best wishes and congratulations to industry stand-out, Ray Weisner.

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.

Happy Holidays from VRC!

Warmest holiday wishes from our team to you and yours.

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.

VRC Responds to SEC’s Modernized Framework for Fund Valuation

Agency’s new Rule 2a-5 specifically allows delegation of investment valuation to third-party designees.