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?

Fairness & Solvency Opinions

Transaction Opinion Analyses to Ensure Fairness & Financial Adequacy

Co-CEO Johnson Guest blogs for the National Association of Corporate Directors

Directors need to ask tough questions to ensure quality decision making.

Technology

A PE-sponsored cloud based provider granted equity compensation incentives to executives. To comply with financial reporting requirements of Accounting Standards Codification 718 (ASC 718), the provider engaged VRC to determine the fair value of the issued units.

Consumer Products

A brand valuation that estimated the fair value of intangible assets acquired in a business combination was needed by a personal care product company for the sale of its branded and private label products.

Financial Sponsor: Private Equity

A technology company was purchased by large private equity investor. With the purchase price set, the new entity was capitalized with debt and three different types of equity securities.

Larry Van Kirk

Mr. Van Kirk is a practice leader for closely-held company valuations (estate, FLP, Section 409A) and financial reporting related valuations (ASC 805, ASC 350/360, ASC…

Jason Storbeck

Jason Storbeck specializes in the valuation of business enterprises, intangible assets for purchase price allocations, goodwill impairment studies, and stock compensation expense for financial reporting…

Chad Rucker

Mr. Rucker specializes in solvency and fairness opinions. Much of his work has been concentrated in technology and high growth industries. Prior to joining VRC,…