Real vs. Personal Property: Distinguishing between the two can impact property tax

Tax benefits exist for companies that distinguish real versus personal property. However, legal nuances, if interpreted inaccurately, can bring significant economic consequences.

What’s Ahead for Private Equity?

As seen in the Jan. 2019 issue of Mergers &  Acquisitions magazine, Jeff Miller discusses potential expected trends for PE firms in 2019.

Deal Lawyers Discusses Fairness Opinions with Chad Rucker

In the Jan-Feb 2019 issue of Deal Lawyers, Chad Rucker focuses on strategies for dealing with conflicts that may exist when a fairness opinion provider also receives an M&A success fee.

VRC Adds Professionals in San Francisco, Milwaukee

VRC welcomes four new professionals to its commercial real estate practice group, San Francisco financial reporting team, and marketing group.

Ryan Werkheiser

Mr. Werkheiser has over 10 years of experience in the valuation of commercial and industrial real estate for tax reporting, internal planning, insurance, and financial reporting…

Private Equity Trends: Valuation’s Rising Role in PE’s Drive for Deals

Portfolio Valuation practice leader, John Czapla, offers a new view on private equity client trends and brings pre-audit season considerations to the forefront.

Edward Hamilton, Sean Woodward to Present at the ASA

Hamilton and Woodward will present a case study of an acquisition and discuss several valuation and financial reporting concepts surrounding the sample case.

Podcast: Tax Reform’s Impact on Valuation

Nearly a year since the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was signed, there are still a number of questions about how to apply the new law but some areas, such as valuation, are beginning to get some clarity.

Personal Goodwill: Hunting & bagging an elusive, tax-advantaged prey

Allocating a portion of proceeds from the sale of assets of a private company to the personal goodwill of a major shareholder can result in significant tax benefits to buyer and seller.

Mergers & Acquisitions: Expert Panelists Discuss Best Practices

All participants in the current M&A frenzy are responsible for understanding deal issues; panelists agreed that valuation experts are an important resource.