PJ Patel to Present at Webinar on Goodwill & Impairment

By: PJ Patel

New York, NY (October 7, 2020) – Valuation Research Corporation (VRC), a leading global provider of independent valuation support and advisory services, announced that Co-CEO PJ Patel will present during a webinar that will be co-sponsored by VRC and Calcbench, a financial data platform designed for detailed fundamental research. The webinar will take place on Tuesday, October 20.

Patel will join two other presenters, Pranav Ghai, Co-founder and CEO of Calcbench, and Dan Gode, Clinical Professor of Accounting at NYU’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business.

The webinar, titled “The Current State of Goodwill & Impairment,” will take place from 12:30 to 1:30 pm ET. The presentation will be 50 minutes with 10 minutes at the end reserved for audience Q&A.

The presenters will discuss the following topics:

  • The size of goodwill assets and impairment
  • COVID’s impact on goodwill impairment data
  • How difficult it is to assess impairment during the pandemic
  • Whether current trends will continue into 2021 or normalize

More information about the webinar and registration can be found HERE.

About VRC

Valuation Research Corporation is a full-service, independent, global valuation firm. Since 1975, our network of over 150 domestic and nearly 1,200 international valuation professionals has provided objective, supportable conclusions of value to domestic and international clients. The company’s core services include financial opinions with respect to valuation, solvencycapital adequacy and fairness in connection with mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, financings, and financial and tax reporting matters. VRC has locations in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Cincinnati, Dallas, Milwaukee, New York, Princeton, San Francisco, and Tampa; as well as international members in Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Germany, India, Japan, Luxembourg, Mexico, Singapore, Spain, and the United Kingdom.

About Calcbench

Founded in 2011 and based in Boston and New York, Calcbench has helped Fortune 500 Companies, major money management firms and research firms become more productive and accurate in their financial analysis. Calcbench is the leading interactive financial research platform for data analysts looking to go a level deeper. Calcbench brings usability to the hard-to-find information embedded in the footnotes. Powered by XBRL, the global standard for exchanging business information, Calcbench can immediately pull data from the SEC’s corporate financial repository to provide analysts with as-filed, in line-item detailed financial statement data. Calcbench has over 500 million data points traceable back to the source. With Calcbench you can access 10-Ks, 10-Qs, 8-Ks, Proxy Statements and Press Releases for 12,000+ corporate entities dating back to 2009.