“Overall, it is still a seller’s market and business owners are realizing the benefits in prices paid, structure and other transaction-related items.”
2017 Maturing Tech M&A Cycle Report reviews deal pricing, multiples and volume for the IT sector and U.S. M&A market.
Larry sat down with Crain Content Studio – Cleveland to share his perspective on advantages and other considerations associated with seeking valuations.
“While some public companies may initially embrace the simplification, some may recognize that fair value will now be equal to the carrying amount post impairment.”
“The distinction between an asset purchase and a business combination can make a difference to a company’s financial reporting.”
Hamilton also shares examples to highlight current best practices using an option-based approach based on financial metrics such as revenue or EBITDA.
The article further discusses that the IRS has issued a request for comment on whether it should revise its procedures for granting permission to tax accounting methods.
As featured in BVU, FASB changes to revenue recognition and lease accounting and the impacts valuation professionals should be considering.
Companies should begin to plan now how to incorporate the new standards and update procedures
An overview for corporate accounting professionals of Credit Valuation Adjustments and five common misperceptions about them.