BV research grants available now from KPMG'S Global Valuation Institute

BVWireIssue #91-3
April 21, 2010

KPMG’s Global Valuation Institute (GVI) has issued a call for research proposals “to bridge academic research with practice excellence by funding relevant research on current valuation matters affecting companies, investors and regulators.”  Individuals, groups or organizations that meet the research criteria can receive funding up to $5,000.

Research topics include:

Valuations for Regulatory Purposes (e.g., financial reporting, tax)

  • Valuation issues under IFRS - a survey approach
  • Cultural, sector, and regional factors in impairments
  • Valuation of intellectual property
  • Use of real options in financial reporting
  • Purchase price allocation valuations - drawing lessons from past acquisitions
  • The impact of tax rates on value
  • The impact of country tax regulations on the value and location of intangible assets

Strategic Valuations

  • Does M&A create long-term shareholder value? Empirical study
  • Corporate valuations in restructuring settings
  • Joint ventures in emerging markets
  • Approaches to valuing intellectual property in disputes

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