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.

Leveraging MSO Structures To Infuse PE Investment In Physician Practices

Private equity investor interest in the physician practice sector has been gaining steady momentum.

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.

Global Mergers & Acquisitions

The state of the deal: key metrics summarizing global M&A activity over the past quarter.

Q3 2019 Economic Snapshots

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

Goodwill Impairment: User Survey Summary

To better understand the needs and views of “users” of financial statements, VRC surveyed financial analysts, a group mainly comprised of CFA charterholders, who conduct fundamental analysis on public companies.

Goodwill Impairment: Preparer Survey Summary

We polled our clients for their thoughts on the current accounting for goodwill and intangible assets and have summarized our findings.

The Current State of Goodwill & Impairments

A video discussion about corporate goodwill, goodwill impairment, and financial analysis techniques that aid in determining if a business combination is living up to performance expectations.

First, Do No Harm

Opinion: The FASB is soliciting feedback on whether and how to further simplify the accounting for goodwill and intangible assets for public companies. This may be setting off down a harmful course of accounting treatment.