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

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

VRC Recognized at the Acquisition International M&A Awards

VRC has been recognized as “Best Global Assets Valuation Firm” by the Acquisition International M&A Awards.

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.

Solvency Opinions: Approving Leveraged Dividend Recapitalizations

Board members can demonstrate that they have fulfilled their fiduciary duties in dividend recapitalization transactions by obtaining opinions from third-party solvency opinion experts.

Relying on Solvency Opinions: Considerations for Company Boards

Company boards often seek third-party solvency opinions in connection with leveraged transactions to assist them in fulfilling their board duties.

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.

Chad Rucker Quoted in Agenda: What Directors Consider During Takeover Talks

What issues must board members contemplate when facing a competitor’s takeover offer?

Keys to Avoiding Failed M&A Deals

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