Valuation Takeaways From Market Volatility Spikes

Market volatility spikes prompt considerations of appropriate methodologies for factoring market indications into valuations and reflection on when “smoothing” techniques should be employed.

Economic Snapshot

Quick-hit visual summaries of the leading economic and financial indicators in major economic markets.

The Evolution of the Distributor Method

Originally considered a unique approach to determining the fair value of customer-related assets, the method has become mainstream methodology and evolved into a foundational analytical tool.

Contingent Consideration: Practical Pointers for Earnouts in Business Combinations

Contingent consideration can salvage a business combination when buyer and seller can’t agree on value, which is especially true in a frothy deal environment with high valuations and overpayment concerns.

ASC 842 Lease Accounting: Simplifying the Incremental Borrowing Rate Debacle

Implementation of the ASC 842 lease accounting standard is putting companies in a challenging position to determine their applicable incremental borrowing rate.

Private Equity & Venture Capital Valuations

How did a roomful of credit managers learn to stop worrying and love the AICPA Private Securities Valuation Guide?

Mergers & Acquisitions: Expert Panelists Discuss Best Practices

All participants in the current M&A frenzy are responsible for understanding deal issues; panelists agreed that valuation experts are an important resource.

Fairness Opinions: How to Avoid Conflicts of Interest When Seeking a Provider

Fairness opinions provide substantial benefits – if the opinion process is performed correctly.

Stock Options & ASC 718: Consider Total Ramifications

The top six issues you need to address when issuing share-based compensation.

Podcast: Valuations in M&A

“We’ve come a long way in terms of determining how to calculate fair value.”