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.

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.

BVU Features Jim Budyak: Market Multiple Adjustments

Benchmarking and adjusting market multiples for multinational company valuations by focusing on growth, risk and profitability.

Technology

A leading high-tech materials and derivative precision components company engaged VRC to determine appropriate arm’s length royalty rates for IP for Transfer Pricing.

Consumer Products

A brand valuation that estimated the fair value of intangible assets acquired in a business combination was needed by a personal care product company for the sale of its branded and private label products.