Weighing COVID-19 (and Other Macro Factors) in Bankruptcy Valuations
Failure to give proper weight to macroeconomic factors in fixing valuation may result in overpaying creditors or having insufficient working capital.
How Airbnb’s Valuation Compares With That of Other Hotel Companies
Airbnb's IPO-day pop values it at about $100 billion, up from an $18 billion valuation during its last private fundraising round in April.
The Importance of Accounting Comparability
Could deviating from industry norms and employing atypical accounting choices hurt companies and managers?
PE Firms Face Growing Scrutiny over Valuations
How fund managers establish, govern, and carry out their valuation process will be increasingly important to PE stakeholders in the next few years.
Albertsons-Rite Aid Merger Called Off
Rite Aid shares fall amid questions about the pharmacy company's ability to compete with larger, well-capitalized rivals.
Data Is a ‘Tangible’ Asset
There are compelling reasons to start thinking deeply about how to value a company’s data assets for accounting purposes.
Duff & Phelps Expands Globally With Kroll Buy
The combined organization will offer services in valuation, corporate finance, compliance, investigations, security, and cyber solutions.
In Defense of M&A Fairness Opinions
Research disproves criticisms of fairness opinions, according to Duff & Phelps.
Cloudera IPO Comes in Below Private Valuation
The enterprise software firm would have a market cap between $2.2 billion and $2.4 billion — compared to the $4.1 billion valuation it received in 2014.
New Private-Company Stock-Based-Pay Rules: Analysis
Private firms using the current method for valuing stock-based compensation should consider using a newly allowed method instead.
Avoid These Mistakes When Planning an Exit
Among several key potential errors, the most costly may be trying to squeeze out every last dollar of valuation, a veteran technology CFO says.