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

Considering a business transaction in Japan? A variety of valuation-related issues are relevant to your decision-making process.

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.

Deal Lawyers Discusses Fairness Opinions with Chad Rucker

In the Jan-Feb 2019 issue of Deal Lawyers, Chad Rucker focuses on strategies for dealing with conflicts that may exist when a fairness opinion provider also receives an M&A success fee.

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.

Personal Goodwill: Hunting & Bagging an Elusive, Tax-Advantaged Prey

Allocating a portion of proceeds from the sale of assets of a private company to the personal goodwill of a major shareholder can result in significant tax benefits to buyer and seller.

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.

Yoder to Present at Startup Week Cincinnati

Daniela Yoder will present at a funding breakout session, “Valuation: Solving the Startup Riddle” on Oct. 11.