For Valuation Research Group leader Peter Ott, being a valuation professional means having a love of lifelong learning in order to provide clients with the highest standards of service.
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.
“Contingent consideration can raise thorny accounting, valuation, and legal issues, but it’s too useful to take off the table.”
The addition of five new colleagues brings a credible new layer of expertise to VRC’s fast-growing, strong professional practice.
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.
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 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.
Financial reporting in Japan is mostly based on Japanese Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (JGAAP) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
“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.”
As seen in the Jan. 2019 issue of Mergers & Acquisitions magazine, Jeff Miller discusses potential expected trends for PE firms in 2019.