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

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

Ryan Ghose

Mr. Ghose specializes in solvency and fairness opinions. Mr. Ghose has helped provide opinions in multiple industries such as retail, technology, software, healthcare, mining, restaurants,…

River Paison

Mr. Paison specializes in valuations for business combinations (ASC 805), impairment testing (ASC 350), employee equity compensation (ASC 718 / ยง409A), gift and estate tax…

Receiving Dependable Fairness Opinions

Boards of directors can improve the likelihood of receiving a more defendable fairness opinion by making specific inquiries of their opinion provider.

The Only Legal Requirement for Fairness Opinions

California Corporations Code Section 1203 requires an affirmative fairness opinion to provide target shareholders with greater protection in takeover transactions.

Keys to Avoiding Failed M&A Deals

50 percent of M&A deals fail. How can a board avoid deal failure before an acquisition?

Recent Engagements: Fairness & Solvency Opinions

VRC is proud to share a list of recently completed fairness & solvency opinion engagements and thank our clients for allowing us to serve their needs.

Chris Mellen

Mr. Mellen has 28 years of experience across a wide range of industries providing valuation services in support of tax planning and compliance, strategic planning,…

Christopher Krapfl

Mr. Krapfl specializes in valuations of capital stock, business enterprises, and intangible-assets for financial reporting and tax purposes. In addition, he is involved in developing…

Bryan Browning

Qualified in both real estate valuations and value-related financial analysis, Mr. Browning currently devotes most of his time to valuations of intellectual property, capital stock,…