COVID-19 and the Impact on Private Equity

The COVID-19 market dislocation could be compared, not only to the Great Recession, but also—inversely—to the “irrational exuberance” of the dot-com era.

Q1 2020 Economic Snapshots

Quick-hit visual summaries of the leading economic and financial indicators in major economic markets.

Bulls vs. Bears vs. COVID-19: How do Control Premiums Change?

In light of the current market downturn, can we anticipate the impact on control premiums? VRC analyzed the data.

Best Practices in Accounting for M&A Transactions (Part 2)

In the second episode of VRC’s video series, we discuss non-controlling interest in private equity deals and step acquisitions.

Best Practices in Accounting for M&A Transactions (Part 1)

In the first episode of VRC’s video series, we discuss determining the purchase price allocation in the deal, earnout structures, rollover equity, non-controlling interest in PE deals, and step acquisitions.

Hamilton to Lead Interactive Webinar on Earnouts

Registration is now open for VRC’s upcoming webinar: Learning the Language of Earnouts on March 24.

US Private Equity

Summary of key Q3 2019 metrics for the PE deal environment, including median PE buyout EV/EBITDA multiples.

Access Our Global Network

A new website for the VRG international member firm network provides clients with a single source for sound expertise.

The Current State of Goodwill & Impairments

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.