Fair Value Pricing: How Directors Can Avoid Material Risks

Valuation specialists must be prepared to defend the choice of valuation methodology, assumptions and judgments to those who depend on valuations.

Finding the Value of BDCs

The board of directors of a BDC has the ultimate responsibility to ensure the fund’s portfolio represents fair value.

Three Approaches to Valuing a Privately-Held Company

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.

Become Fluent in Factors for Valuing Multinational Companies

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.

Developing a Unique Approach to Value Customer Relationships

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 a Minority Shareholder’s Common Stock Amid Capital Restructurings

Valuing investments in private companies requires a flexible approach.

What’s the Value of My Business or Asset? It Depends…

…many factors of a business must be considered when answering the question “what is the value of my closely held business.”

Using the Distributor Model to Value Customer Relationships

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…

MLP Asset Valuations

Master Limited Partnership arrangements are gaining significant attention as energy-related MLPs represent over $220 billion of aggregate market value.

Hard-to-Value: Customer Relationships

Valuing a target company’s customer relationships is never straightforward.