“Contingent consideration can raise thorny accounting, valuation, and legal issues, but it’s too useful to take off the table.”
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.”
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.
Considering a business transaction in Japan? A variety of valuation-related issues are relevant to your decision-making process.
“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.
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.
Hamilton and Woodward will present a case study of an acquisition and discuss several valuation and financial reporting concepts surrounding the sample case.
All participants in the current M&A frenzy are responsible for understanding deal issues; panelists agreed that valuation experts are an important resource.
A robust economic environment creates optimum valuation opportunities, but even a downturn creates demand for business valuers.