The private equity and credit markets held up remarkably well in the face of a global pandemic and are adjusting to the “new normal.” Market participants should go into 2021 with heightened vigilance as the impacts of the pandemic may not have yet entirely played out.
Just for fun, guest author, Dwight Grant, illustrates the use of probability simulation versus the “what if” scenarios of golf’s upcoming FedEx Cup.
The principles developed in valuing common stock options can provide insight into what sports contracts are worth and how they affect risk.
A prudent recap and opinion on the proposed steps the SEC is taking toward modernizing fund valuation guidance.
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.