Valuators Are Now Entering the M&A Picture Sooner

Valuators are being called in earlier in the process

Pre-Acquisition Valuation: Intangible Assets and Contingent Consideration

In several instances, the knowledge gained from valuation support in the due diligence phase results in modifications or cancellations of transactions.

Automotive

A client who designs, engineers, and manufactures value-added products and systems for automotive and light-vehicle manufacturers acquired an automotive components manufacturer.

AICPA Issues Accounting and Valuation Guide for IPR&D

The Guide discusses the application of various valuation techniques appropriate for IPR&D.

FASB Endorses PCC’s Accounting Alternatives for Private Companies

Amid controversy, the FASB endorsed the first two accounting alternatives approved by its Private Company Council (PCC).

Know the Value of Your Business

Business owners should constantly monitor their valuations to take advantage of opportunities.

Consumer Products

​A large multinational consumer products company acquired a South American company operating in the same space. VRC was engaged to estimate the value of the PP&E and intangible assets for financial reporting purposes.

Pre-Acquisition Valuation Key Step in Due Diligence Process

Identifying and valuing intangible assets in advance of a purchase has become a valuable step in the due diligence process.

IASB Issues Business Combinations Statement

Perhaps the most significant difference in approach relates to the way in which contingent liabilities assumed in a business combination are reported.

FASB Issues Business Combinations Statement

One of the most controversial parts of SFAS 141(R) deals with accounting for contingent assets/liabilities.