Mark Brattebo

Mr. Brattebo is a Senior Advisor to the firm, having previously served on the Board of Directors until 2020 and holding the position of co-CEO…

Allocation of Purchase Price

Under ASC 805, a PPA analysis allocates the purchase price into acquired assets and liabilities


An industrial property consisting of various manufacturing machinery & equipment was a candidate for an ad valorem tax reduction.

Goodwill Hunting: Elimination of Step 2 & the Implications for Public Companies

The FASB has sought to simplify the accounting for goodwill impairment for several years.

FASB Issues Accounting Standards Update Clarifying the Definition of a Business

Within the ASU guidelines, there are two main thresholds to determine if an entity is a business.


A leading commercial agribusiness client in Argentina was interested in selling their company, which was focused on cultivating and producing olive oil, table olives and wines.

VRG: Our International Capabilities

We invite you to meet our international affiliate team and learn more about the depth of our capabilities and expertise.

Valuation Requirements for Business Combinations

PJ Patel discusses the valuation requirements in a business combination.

Brands: Food & Beverage

A leading manufacturer of branded food products engaged VRC to estimate the fair value of certain intangible assets acquired in a business combination.


A client who designs, engineers, and manufactures value-added products and systems for automotive and light-vehicle manufacturers acquired an automotive components manufacturer.