Inside View: Valuing Carry

IRS regulations and the past performance of the management team are among the considerations needed to value carried interest rights

Q&A: VRC’s Walter O’Haire on How Valuation Firms Work With PE Firms, Current Valuation Trends

What are the key areas in which valuation firms work with private equity?

Helping Frontier & Emerging Countries Develop Valuation Professionals

VRC’s Chris Mellen trains Malaysian & Chinese professionals on the fundamentals of business valuation

Valuators Are Now Entering the M&A Picture Sooner

Valuators are being called in earlier in the process

Key Points in Valuing Profits Interests

Profits Interests are valued as options, and when estimating their fair value consider the total equity framework, including vesting interests.

Valuing the Panama Canal for Insurance Purposes

How do you place a supportable value on a major landmark like the Panama Canal?

Private Company Council Alternatives Impact on Business Combinations and Goodwill Impairment

Under the PCC guidance, private companies can limit customer-related intangibles from other assets acquired in a business combination.

Accounting Today: Determining the Loss of Asset Value from Functional Obsolescence

Financial reporting purposes should include the consideration of three forms of depreciation: physical, economic and functional.

Getting Your Head Out of the Model

Appraisers valuing a multinational company should expand their due diligence process to solicit information from company management about specific effects of operating in their particular location.

What’s the Haircut? Determining the Fair Value of Deferred Revenue

The new standard will reduce the number of situations in which deferred revenue will be adjusted in a purchase price allocation.