The Evolution of the Distributor Method

Originally considered a unique approach to determining the fair value of customer-related assets, the method has become mainstream methodology and evolved into a foundational analytical tool.

Transfer Pricing Has Changed

Changes for related-party transactions, especially among subsidiaries of multinational corporations, make updated transfer pricing studies a necessity to justify the charges, often including royalty rates, for these transactions.

Contingent Consideration: Practical Pointers for Earnouts in Business Combinations

Contingent consideration can salvage a business combination when buyer and seller can’t agree on value, which is especially true in a frothy deal environment with high valuations and overpayment concerns.

Valuation Issues in Japan

Financial reporting in Japan is mostly based on Japanese Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (JGAAP) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

PJ Patel Will Present “The Evolution of the Distributor Method”

“As we consider how other types of customer-related intangibles are valued, the distributor method has now evolved into a foundational analytical tool to assist in determining cash flow, discount rates, and value.”

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.

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.

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.

Oil & Gas

VRC provided a required valuation of tangible and intangible assets for a Master Limited Partnership (MLP) client in support of a purchase price allocation. There were no detailed fixed asset records; VRC needed to overcome significant data limitations.