The SEC has Proposed Rule 2-a5, which will update its fund valuation guidance for the first time in 50 years, establishing a board’s responsibilities as it pertains to a fund’s determination of their investments.
Market participants embrace best practice guidance, adjust policies accordingly. But the AICPA’s best practices are not without challenges and intricacies for the private debt and private credit professional.
Though portfolios and deal pipelines weren’t completely inoculated against the downturn, several structural features of the mid-market lending space weathered the storm.
Private equity and private debt investors are acutely focused on new AICPA Guidance that recommends a “calibration” approach for valuing private securities.
Mergers & Acquisitions says: “Today’s M&A market demands a robust set of tools and services. Enter service providers.” Ranked at #4, they say VRC’s valuation services are vital.
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.”
Czapla to Accounting Today: “Don’t expect any drastic changes in the guide when it’s finally released.”
In response to a growing demand for client portfolio valuations in the areas of both private equity and credit, we are pleased to welcome six new, talented colleagues.