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.
The International Private Equity Venture Capital Valuation Guidelines recently removed the at-investment cost as a stand-alone tool to calculate fair value, leaving GPs with a number of questions.
Valuations in the U.S. are generally required around a transaction and can be grouped by needs for financial reporting, tax, or legal purposes, as well as for compliance or recurring regulatory purposes outside of a transaction.
Argentina has five main valuation practice characteristics that companies must remain mindful of during the decision-making process when pursuing business transactions in the country.
When it comes to business combinations and asset acquisitions, Brazilian standards require the determination of the fair value assets and liabilities at their acquisition date.
For Valuation Research Group leader Peter Ott, being a valuation professional means having a love of lifelong learning in order to provide clients with the highest standards of service.
Mergers & Acquisitions says: “Today’s M&A market demands a robust set of tools and services. Enter service providers.” Ranked at #4, they say VRC’s valuation services are vital.
In Private Debt Investor: The EBITDA addback is one of the most worrying aspects of loan documentation. Market professionals detail how prevalent and potentially damaging it has become.
“Contingent consideration can raise thorny accounting, valuation, and legal issues, but it’s too useful to take off the table.”
Business Valuation Update writes: “During a recent media briefing by senior members of VRC, an impressive note was struck when they talked about their involvement in the profession.”