Contingent Consideration: Practical Pointers for Earnouts in Business Combinations

Contingent consideration can salvage a business combination when buyer and seller can’t agree on value, which is especially true in a frothy deal environment with high valuations and overpayment concerns.

Valuation Issues in Japan

Considering a business transaction in Japan? A variety of valuation-related issues are relevant to your decision-making process.

PJ Patel Will Present “The Evolution of the Distributor Method”

“As we consider how other types of customer-related intangibles are valued, the distributor method has now evolved into a foundational analytical tool to assist in determining cash flow, discount rates, and value.”

What’s Ahead for Private Equity?

As seen in the Jan. 2019 issue of Mergers &  Acquisitions magazine, Jeff Miller discusses potential expected trends for PE firms in 2019.

Deal Lawyers Discusses Fairness Opinions with Chad Rucker

In the Jan-Feb 2019 issue of Deal Lawyers, Chad Rucker focuses on strategies for dealing with conflicts that may exist when a fairness opinion provider also receives an M&A success fee.

Ryan Werkheiser

Mr. Werkheiser has over 10 years of experience in the valuation of commercial and industrial real estate for tax reporting, internal planning, insurance, and financial reporting…

Mergers & Acquisitions: Expert Panelists Discuss Best Practices

All participants in the current M&A frenzy are responsible for understanding deal issues; panelists agreed that valuation experts are an important resource.

Fairness Opinions: How to Avoid Conflicts of Interest When Seeking a Provider

Fairness opinions provide substantial benefits – if the opinion process is performed correctly.

Industry Update: IT Government Contracting

Just released! Read VRC’s latest Industry Update on IT Government Contracting for relevant market data, trends in EBITDA multiples, notable deals and more.

Mellen Featured in Chartered Accountants, Australia-New Zealand News

A robust economic environment creates optimum valuation opportunities, but even a downturn creates demand for business valuers.