Transaction-Related Valuation Issues

By: PJ Patel

Deal teams require defensible valuations more than ever

M&A activity adds a layer of complexity to the ever-evolving reporting requirements financial and tax professionals face on a day-to-day basis. Considering steadily rising acquisition activity, valuations at an all-time high, multiple new FASB standards requiring implementation, and expected but still pending tax changes, early 2017 has set the stage for further financial and tax reporting pressure in an increasingly competitive, regulated and highly scrutinized business climate.

Now more than ever, companies need to get to the right values that will meet the needs of all deal stakeholders and will stand up to audit and regulatory scrutiny.

VRC discussed M&A-focused valuation challenges with corporate development, financial and tax reporting professionals of publicly traded companies. Download our white paper to read the full story as we uncover the diverging interests of deal stakeholders, the valuation issues they face, and identify solutions that can help impact your next deal transaction.