Goodwill Impairment: User Survey Summary

To better understand the needs and views of “users” of financial statements, VRC surveyed financial analysts, a group mainly comprised of CFA charterholders, who conduct fundamental analysis on public companies.

Goodwill Impairment: Preparer Survey Summary

We polled our clients for their thoughts on the current accounting for goodwill and intangible assets and have summarized our findings.

VRC Provides Constructive Input to the FASB on Goodwill Impairment

Response to the FASB suggests a number of ways current impairment testing could be improved and streamlined.

VRC and Calcbench Collaborate on Goodwill Impairment Video

VRC and Calcbench collaborate as part of an ongoing commitment to educating the industry on complex buy important financial measurement and reporting topics.

The Current State of Goodwill & Impairments

A video discussion about corporate goodwill, goodwill impairment, and financial analysis techniques that aid in determining if a business combination is living up to performance expectations.

First, Do No Harm

Opinion: The FASB is soliciting feedback on whether and how to further simplify the accounting for goodwill and intangible assets for public companies. This may be setting off down a harmful course of accounting treatment.

Patel, Falcon, Mellen and Pumphrey to Present at Joint ASA Conference

The joint ASA conferences will feature sessions and social events that will provide attendees the opportunity to expand their global professional network and explore the latest ideas, trends and best practices with fellow professionals in the valuation and appraisal communities.

Valuation Issues in the U.S.

Valuations in the U.S. are generally required around a transaction and can be grouped by needs for financial reporting, tax, or legal purposes, as well as for compliance or recurring regulatory purposes outside of a transaction.

VRC Recognized for Service to the Industry

Business Valuation Update writes: “During a recent media briefing by senior members of VRC, an impressive note was struck when they talked about their involvement in the profession.”

Industry Update: Consumer Product Goods-Food & Beverage

Read VRC’s latest Industry Update on Consumer Product Goods (Food & Beverage) for relevant market data, trends in industry EBITDA multiples, notable M&A deals and more.