To better understand the needs and views of “users” of financial statements, VRC surveyed financial analysts, a group mainly comprised of CFA charterholders, who conduct fundamental analysis on public companies.
We polled our clients for their thoughts on the current accounting for goodwill and intangible assets and have summarized our findings.
Response to the FASB suggests a number of ways current impairment testing could be improved and streamlined.
VRC and Calcbench collaborate as part of an ongoing commitment to educating the industry on complex buy important financial measurement and reporting topics.
A video discussion about corporate goodwill, goodwill impairment, and financial analysis techniques that aid in determining if a business combination is living up to performance expectations.
Opinion: The FASB is soliciting feedback on whether and how to further simplify the accounting for goodwill and intangible assets for public companies. This may be setting off down a harmful course of accounting treatment.
Valuations in the U.S. are generally required around a transaction and can be grouped by needs for financial reporting, tax, or legal purposes, as well as for compliance or recurring regulatory purposes outside of a transaction.
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.”
Read VRC’s latest Industry Update on Consumer Product Goods (Food & Beverage) for relevant market data, trends in industry EBITDA multiples, notable M&A deals and more.
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