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.
We polled our clients for their thoughts on the current accounting for goodwill and intangible assets and have summarized our findings.
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.
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.
Want to crush your fantasy football championship? Take a page out of a valuation professional’s playbook.
When managing deferred revenue, the valuation challenge is defining the performance obligation.
Though portfolios and deal pipelines weren’t completely inoculated against the downturn, several structural features of the mid-market lending space weathered the storm.
Quick-hit visual summaries of the leading economic and financial indicators in major economic markets.
Private equity and private debt investors are acutely focused on new AICPA Guidance that recommends a “calibration” approach for valuing private securities.
Market volatility spikes prompt considerations of appropriate methodologies for factoring market indications into valuations and reflection on when “smoothing” techniques should be employed.