Valuation specialists must be prepared to defend the choice of valuation methodology, assumptions and judgments to those who depend on valuations.
The board of directors of a BDC has the ultimate responsibility to ensure the fund’s portfolio represents fair value.
The potential for rising taxes due to huge U.S. government budgetary deficits are prompting many owners of privately held companies to consider their options.
When valuing a business that is multinational in scope, develop a proper due diligence framework and apply models that will accurately reflect the company’s exposure to various risks.
Traditional valuation methods tend to treat customer relationships as a primary asset. In many industries, however, customer relationships are not the most important asset.
Valuing investments in private companies requires a flexible approach.
…many factors of a business must be considered when answering the question “what is the value of my closely held business.”
The distributor method is a powerful tool for the valuation of customer relationships in situations where these relationships are a supporting asset and where there are appropriate market inputs…
Master Limited Partnership arrangements are gaining significant attention as energy-related MLPs represent over $220 billion of aggregate market value.
Valuing a target company’s customer relationships is never straightforward.