2019 in Review: Mergers & Acquisitions

Takeaways and observations from business combination deal activity in 2019.

Global Mergers & Acquisitions

The state of the deal: key metrics summarizing global M&A activity over the past quarter.

Access Our Global Network

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

VRC Co-CEO PJ Patel Invited to FASB Roundtable on Goodwill Accounting

VRC conducted a survey of financial statement preparers and users on the topic of goodwill accounting and impairments; Patel plans to convey key issues and concerns they raised to the standard-setting body.

Goodwill Impairment: User Survey Summary

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.

Goodwill Impairment: Preparer Survey Summary

We polled our clients for their thoughts on the current accounting for goodwill and intangible assets and have summarized our findings.

VRC Provides Constructive Input to the FASB on Goodwill Impairment

Response to the FASB suggests a number of ways current impairment testing could be improved and streamlined.

Industry Update: CPG Personal Care

Just released! Read VRC’s latest Industry Update on the CPG Personal Care in the public company space for relevant market data, trends in EBITDA multiples, notable deals and more.

VRC and Calcbench Collaborate on Goodwill Impairment Video

VRC and Calcbench collaborate as part of an ongoing commitment to educating the industry on complex buy important financial measurement and reporting topics.

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.