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Global BVU News and Trends December 2020

Business valuation news from a global perspective.

Global BVU News and Trends October 2020

Business valuation news from a global perspective.

Global BVU News and Trends September 2020

Business valuation news from a global perspective.

What factors contribute to inconsistent business valuation multiples?

Three professors at the Leipzig Graduate School of Management reviewed 1,149 recent private equity cross-border transactions to determine the consistency of the business valuation metrics.

Global BVU News and Trends August 2020

Business valuation news from a global perspective.

Global BV News: Higher multiples for cross-border vs. domestic buyouts per new study

An analysis of over 1,000 global private equity transactions reveals that cross-border buyouts are associated with significantly higher valuation multiples than domestic ones, says a new study.

How can you get BV CPD during COVID-19?

The short answer is ‘virtual.’

Class-Action Litigation Involving ERISA/ESOP Valuation Issues

Join James F. Joyner and attorney Richard Pearl for unique insight into ESOPs and valuation principles. The general trend in ESOP transactions and valuation has been to acquiesce to fundamental changes because of the threat of litigation, even though ERISA or valuation principles do not require changes. Many defendants have been unable to adequately educate courts on some key issues. Get both the valuation and attorney perspective on how to address these issues.

Global BVU News and Trends June 2020

Business valuation news from a global perspective.

Global BV News: D&P examines ‘breaking point’ for global firms

Almost half (47%) of alternative investment fund managers polled by Duff & Phelps say that three months is the “breaking point” at which the current economic restrictions impair the ability of businesses to resume business as usual after the lockdown.

IPEV offers guidance for 31 March valuations

The International Private Equity & Venture Capital Valuation Guidelines Board has issued special guidance for applying the IPEV Valuation Guidelines when estimating fair value at 31 March 2020.

BVU News and Trends April 2020

A monthly roundup of key developments of interest to business valuation experts.

Global BV News: IPEV issues special guidance for March 31 valuations

The International Private Equity & Venture Capital Valuation Guidelines Board (“the IPEV Board”) has issued special guidance with respect to applying the IPEV Valuation Guidelines when estimating fair value at March 31, 2020, which will be “very challenging.”

BVU News and Trends March 2020

A monthly roundup of key developments of interest to business valuation experts.

Rollover Equity: Don’t Just Take It at Face Value

The rights and preferences of rollover equity compared to the private equity sponsor’s shares and the sources of deal financing have important implications for valuation.

D&P examines impact of coronavirus on asset values

Duff & Phelps is monitoring the financial impact of the coronavirus on businesses and asset values across the investment funds sector globally, according to a client alert.

Fairness opinion provider rankings for 2019

The ‘Global Mergers & Acquisitions Review: Full Year 2019/Financial Advisors’ from Refinitiv (now a subsidiary of the LSEG) was released last week.

Fairness opinion provider rankings for 2019

The “Global Mergers & Acquisitions Review: Full Year 2019/Financial Advisors” from Refinitiv contains M&A statistics and also rankings for worldwide providers of fairness opinions.

BVU News and Trends November 2019

A monthly roundup of key developments of interest to business valuation experts.

BVU News and Trends October 2019

A monthly roundup of key developments of interest to business valuation experts.

DCF Modeling for Early Stage Enterprises: A Fair Value Update

In In this panel discussion Antonella Puca, Andreas Dal Santo and Shilpa Chandra will discuss the special characteristics of DCF modeling as they pertain to the valuation of companies that are in the early years of their life and that have yet to become profitable (early stage enterprises or “ESE”s). Learn the relevance of terminal value in driving valuation for ESEs and the dynamic nature of the model, which can be adjusted at subsequent measurement ...

Study on abandoned mergers and acquisitions identifies areas for process improvement

Business valuers must recognise the risks associated with failed business deals. In fact, a new study from McKinsey confirms that one of 10 large merger and acquisition deals fails to close, often causing significant harm to both proposed buyers and sellers.

AICPA releases final PE/VC guide

The AICPA has released the final version of a new accounting and valuation guide, Valuation of Portfolio Company Investments of Venture Capital and Private Equity Funds and Other Investment Companies, which provides nonauthoritative guidance and illustrations regarding the accounting for and valuation of portfolio company investments investment companies hold within the scope of FASB ASC 946.

PE and debt firms in Scotland drive pricing higher—and increase deal structure options—as they ‘struggle’ to invest billions

Jon Shelley, a deals partner in the Aberdeen office of PwC, writes optimistically that ‘indications suggest political, economic, and regulatory uncertainty will continue over the next year, though this is not expected to further dent the market given the availability of capital and pressure to make a return in spite of the scale and pace of change.’

BVU News and Trends September 2019

A monthly roundup of key developments of interest to business valuation experts.

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