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.

M&E Assets: Determining the loss of asset value from functional obsolescence

Determining the fair value of M&E assets for 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.

Know the Value of Your Business

Business owners should constantly monitor their valuations to take advantage of opportunities.

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.