VRC’s PJ Patel to Present at M&A Science Holiday Virtual Summit

By: PJ Patel

New York (December 2, 2020) Valuation Research Corporation (VRC), a leading global provider of independent valuation support and advisory services, announced that Co-CEO and Senior Managing Director PJ Patel will present at the upcoming M&A Science Holiday Virtual Summit. Patel will speak on both days of the event, which will take place from Wednesday, December 9 through Thursday, December 10.

On the first day, Patel will join Howard Rosen, senior vice president and CAO of OpenText, for a session titled “The Controller’s Thinking When Doing A Deal.” This session will take place from 12 to 1 p.m. ET and is free to attend. Patel and Rosen’s professional relationship spans 20 years of public company expertise in dealmaking, accounting for, and valuing deals. The conversation, geared toward educating corporate development professionals, will deliver both economic and accounting perspectives and share crucial learnings gained in having completed numerous M&A deals of varying sizes. There is no fee to attend the first day of the summit.

During the second day, Patel will present “How to Model Synergies in M&A.” This talk is set for 1 to 2 p.m. ET and is only available to academy members. Patel’s presentation will provide practical valuation modeling insights on identifying and quantifying synergies within the deal model, how to adjust for risk, and common issues with projections.

Registration for the first day is free. An agenda and further information on how to sign up can be found here.

About VRC

Valuation Research Corporation is a full-service, independent, global valuation firm. Since 1975, our network of over 1,300 valuation professionals, including VRC’s 170+ U.S.-based colleagues, has provided objective, supportable conclusions of value to domestic and international clients. The company’s core services include financial opinions for valuation, solvencycapital adequacy, and fairness in connection with mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, financings, and financial and tax reporting matters. VRC has locations in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Cincinnati, Dallas, Milwaukee, New York, Princeton, San Francisco, and Tampa; as well as international affiliates in Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Germany, India, Japan, Luxembourg, Mexico, Singapore, Spain, and the United Kingdom.

About M&A Science

M&A Science is an educational podcast exploring the intricate world of mergers and acquisitions with industry leaders and practitioners. M&A Science and its Academy scientifically approach the analysis of M&A trends, culture, and best practices by means of qualitative interviews and education.