Valuation Vantage

Feb ’17 – Valuation Flash
FASB Eliminates Step 2 of the Annual Goodwill Impairment Test.

Fall-Winter ’15 – Valuation Vantage
Business Valuations Minimize Section 409A Risk: Beware of the Low Hanging Fruit in M&A Due Diligence

Spring-Summer ’15 – Valuation Vantage
Market Participant Acquisition Premium Final Exposure Draft to be Issued Soon.

Fall-Winter ’14 – Valuation Vantage
Implications of GreatBanc Trust’s Settlement with the DOL

Spring-Summer ’14 – Valuation Vantage
Don’t Forget the Fair Value of Operating Leases

Fall-Winter ’13 – Valuation Vantage
Goodwill Accounting Changes for Private Companies

Spring-Summer ’12 – Valuation Vantage
IRS and the Courts Go After 409A Valuation Issues

Fall-Winter ’12 – Valuation Vantage
New Guidance on When to Use A Recent Round of Financing to Estimate Fair Value

Summer 2012 – Valuation Vantage
SEC Reviews Private Equity’s Valuation of Portfolio Companies

Fall 2011 – Valuation Vantage
Congratulations on the Acquisition, but the Accounting Analysis May be Far From Over

Summer 2011 – Valuation Vantage
Estimating Value from a Recent Round of Financing

Spring 2011 – Valuation Vantage
Intangible and Long-Lived Asset Impairment Testing – ASC 360

Winter 2011 – Valuation Vantage
Fresh Start Accounting

Fall 2010 – Valuation Vantage
Valuing Start-Up Companies

Summer 2010 – Valuation Vantage
Section 409A – Compliance Update

Spring 2010 – Valuation Vantage
The Impact of EITF 07-5

Winter 2010 – Valuation Vantage
Working Capital – An Important Detail Not to be Overlooked

Fall 2009 – Valuation Vantage
Determining Reporting Units for Goodwill Impairment Testing

Summer 2009 – Valuation Vantage
Management’s Forecast, The Business World’s Tequila – Should it be Taken with a Grain of Salt?

Spring 2009 – Valuation Vantage
‘Pomeroy Bill’ Puts Pressure on Discounts

Winter 2009 – Valuation Vantage
The M&A Impact of SFAS 141R

Fall 2008 – Valuation Vantage
New SBA Loan Requirements Create Increased Need for Business Valuations

Summer 2008 – Valuation Vantage
Determining if a Stock is Thinly Traded

Spring 2008 – Valuation Vantage
Allocating Value Among Different Classes of Equity

Winter 2008 – Valuation Vantage
FASB Issues SFAS 141R, New Accounting Rules for Acquisitions

Summer 2007 – Valuation Vantage
Financial Valuation Issues & IPOs

Fall 2006 – Valuation Vantage
SFAS 157 Defines Fair Value

Spring 2006 – Valuation Vantage
Valuation Issues for Audit Committees

Government Contracting M&A News

Aerospace, Defense & Government Services Q3 2016 M&A Report
A review of M&A events and transactions in the Aerospace, Defense and Government Contracting Sector

Aerospace, Defense & Government Services Q2 2016 M&A Report
A review of M&A events and transactions in the Aerospace, Defense and Government Contracting Sector

Aerospace, Defense & Government Services Q1 2016 M&A Report
A review of M&A events and transactions in the Aerospace, Defense and Government Contracting Sector

Aerospace, Defense & Government Services 2014 M&A Year In Review
A review of M&A events and transactions in the Aerospace, Defense and Government Contracting Sector

Aerospace, Defense & Government Services Q4 2015 M&A Report
A review of M&A events and transactions in the Aerospace, Defense and Government Contracting Sector

Aerospace, Defense & Government Services Q3 2015 M&A Report
A review of M&A events and transactions in the Aerospace, Defense and Government Contracting Sector

Aerospace, Defense & Government Services Q2 2015 M&A Report
A review of M&A events and transactions in the Aerospace, Defense and Government Contracting Sector

Aerospace, Defense & Government Services Q1 2015 M&A Report
A review of M&A events and transactions in the Aerospace, Defense and Government Contracting Sector

Aerospace, Defense & Government Services 2014 M&A Year In Review
A review of M&A events and transactions in the Aerospace, Defense and Government Contracting Sector

Aerospace, Defense & Government Services Q3 2014 M&A Report
A review of M&A events and transactions in the Aerospace, Defense and Government Contracting Sector

Aerospace, Defense & Government Services Q2 2014 M&A Report
A review of M&A events and transactions in the Aerospace, Defense and Government Contracting Sector

Aerospace, Defense & Government Services Q1 2014 M&A Report
A review of M&A events and transactions in the Aerospace, Defense and Government Contracting Sector

Defense and Government Services 2013 M&A Year in Review
A review of M&A events and transactions in the Aerospace, Defense and Government Contracting Sector

Aerospace, Defense & Government Services Q3 2013 M&A Report
A review of M&A events and transactions in the Aerospace, Defense and Government Contracting Sector

Aerospace, Defense & Government Services Q2 2013 M&A Report
A review of M&A events and transactions in the Aerospace, Defense and Government Contracting Sector

Aerospace, Defense & Government Services Q1 2013 M&A Report
A review of M&A events and transactions in the Aerospace, Defense and Government Contracting Sector

Defense and Government Services 2012 M&A Year in Review
A review of M&A events and transactions in the Aerospace, Defense and Government Contracting Sector

White Paper – The Decade
The Impact of 9/11 on the Capital Markets for the Defense and Government Contracting Sector

Government Contracting M&A: 2011 Spring Review
A quarterly review of M&A activity in the aerospace, defense and governement services sector for Spring 2011

White Paper – Defense & Government Services M&A: 2010 Year In Review
A closer look at M&A activity in the aerospace, defense and governement services sector for 2010

White Paper – Stimulus Plan
The What’s Real and What’s Not: Details Emerge

Fall 2009 – Government Contracting
Security Sector Technologies Poised for Continued Middle Market M&A Boom

Spring 2009 – GC Supplement
The Stimulus Plan: Details Emerge

Winter 2008 – Government Contracting
The Shifting Multiple-Award Contracts Landscape: Getting Your Share of the GWAC/MAC Task Order Pie

Fall 2008 – Government Contracting
Defining the Value of Goverment Contracting – Business Science, Art or Alchemy?

Franchise M&A News

Q1 2012 – Franchising Middle Market M&A News
Read the latest Industry Snapshot

Q4 2011 – Franchising Middle Market M&A News
Read the latest Industry Snapshot

White Paper – Mergers & Acquisitions in Franchising
Strategies for 2011 and Beyond

Healthcare Merger & Acquisition News

Healthcare M&A: Trends & Outlook (Q2 ’14)
Recent M&A Healthcare Activity

Healthcare M&A: Trends & Outlook (November ’13)
Recent M&A Healthcare Activity

Healthcare M&A: Trends & Outlook (October ’13)
Recent M&A Healthcare Activity

Healthcare M&A: Trends & Outlook (August ’13)
Recent M&A Healthcare Activity

Healthcare M&A: Trends & Outlook (July ’13)
Recent M&A Healthcare Activity

Healthcare M&A: Trends & Outlook (June ’13)
Recent M&A Healthcare Activity

Healthcare M&A: Trends & Outlook (March ’13)
Recent M&A Healthcare Activity

Healthcare M&A: Trends & Outlook (Summer ’12)
Recent M&A Healthcare Activity

Issues and Opportunities Facing US Medical Device Manufacturers
An M&A Healthcare White Paper

Healthcare M&A: Trends & Outlook (Winter ’11)
Recent M&A Healthcare Activity

Healthcare M&A: Trends & Outlook 2010
White Paper

3rd Quarter ’10
Recent M&A Healthcare Activity

Healthcare M&A: Trends & Outlook 2010
White Paper

September ’10 – Healthcare Deal Profiles
Recent M&A Healthcare Activity

2nd Quarter ’10
Healthcare Deal Profiles – Recent M&A Healthcare Activity

Technology & Telecommunications M&A News

August 2014 – M&A Update: Software, Semiconductors & Hardware
Read the latest Industry Snapshot

May 2014 – M&A Update: Software, Semiconductors & Hardware
Read the latest Industry Snapshot

April 2014 – M&A Update: Software, Semiconductors & Hardware
Read the latest Industry Snapshot

Nov 2013 – M&A Update: Software, Semiconductors & Hardware
Read the latest Industry Snapshot

July 2013 – M&A Update: Software, Semiconductors & Hardware
Read the latest Industry Snapshot

May 2013 – M&A Update: Software, Semiconductors & Hardware
Read the latest Industry Snapshot

Winter 2012 – M&A Update: Software, Semiconductors & Hardware
Mobile Cyber Security War: We are All on the Frontlines

Summer 2012 – M&A Update: Software, Semiconductors & Hardware
Read the latest Industry Snapshot

Spring 2012 – M&A Update: Specialty Telecom & Infrastructure Contractors
Read the latest Industry Snapshot

Fall 2011 – Software M&A and Investments by Semiconductor Firms
Read the latest Industry Snapshot

White Paper – Embedded Software M&A
What is My Embedded Software Company Worth?

Embedded Software M&A Activity – Summer 2011
Highlighted Embedded Software M&A Activity

Introduction to Android and Its Effect on M&A Activity
See how Google’s mobile operating system has effected the software landscape

Specialty Telecom & Infrastructure Contractors M&A Market Update (May 2011)
Addressing the M&A Needs of Technology and Telecommunications Professionals

2010 and 2011 YTD Embedded Software M&A Activity – White Paper (Winter 2011)
Highlighted Embedded Software Mergers & Acquisitions

Telecommunications M&A White Paper (2010)
M&A Opportunities in the Wake of the Recovery Act Broadband Infrastructure Stimulus Program?

Online & Specialty Retail M&A News

Apr ’14 – Online & Specialty Retail Q1 2014 Review
Online & Specialty Retail M&A Industry Snapshot

Feb ’14 – White Paper – M&A in Online Specialty Retail
Strategies for 2014 and Beyond

Energy M&A News

June ’13 – Energy Middle Market M&A News
Read the latest Industry Snapshot

May ’13 – Energy Middle Market M&A News
Read the latest Industry Snapshot

Energy Boom – What Some Call a Global Frenzy
Plunging Natural Gas Prices Reflect Growing Glut

M&A Market Update

April 2011 – M&A Market Update
What To Do in This Economy: Acquire, Grow Organically, or Just Hold On?

February 2011 – M&A Market Update
Baby Boomers & Technology: Be Prepared

January 2011 – M&A Market Update
Intangible Property Drives Business Value

November/December 2010 – M&A Market Update
Due Diligence — The Key to Successful M&A Transactions

October 2010 – M&A Market Update
Conventional Deal Terms in M&A Transactions

September 2010 – M&A Market Update
Recapitalization: Have Your Cake and Eat It, Too

July 2010 – M&A Market Update
Today’s Middle Market Buyer

June 2010 – M&A Market Update
Key Factors Driving 21st Century M&A

April 2010 – M&A Market Update
The [Super] Rule of Five: An Essential Tool for Buyers and Sellers of Middle Market Companies

March 2010 – M&A Market Update
Asset-Based Lending In Vogue – Trend or Fad?

January 2010 – M&A Market Update
M&A: The Recession’s Best Financial Opportunity?

December 2009 – M&A Market Update
Who Will Buy This Company? Identifying a type of buyer for your business.

October 2009 – M&A Market Update
A Buyers’ Market for Businesses: If you plan to sell within the next couple of years, how can you attract a premium buyer?

September 2009 – M&A Market Update
Understanding the Balance Sheet in Middle Market M&A Transactions

July 2009 – M&A Market Update
363 Distressed Asset Sales Stalking Horse Bidders Poised to Benefit in Down Market

June 2009 – M&A Market Update
Type of Buyer Determines Lead Time for Sale

April 2009 – M&A Market Update
Focus on Fundamentals: “What Are You Seeing Out There?”

February 2009 – M&A Market Update
Navigating through the Economic Crisis in 2009

January 2009 – M&A Market Update
Rethinking the Value of Net Operating Losses After the Bailout

December 2008 – M&A Market Update
The Critical Role of M&A Auctions in Maximizing Your Business’ Value

October 2008 – M&A Market Update
How to Prepare Your Business For Sale Even If It’s Not On the Market

September 2008 – M&A Market Update
Baby Boomers & Technology: Be Prepared

August 2008 – M&A Market Update
Is This a Good Time to Make Acquisitions?

July 2008 – M&A Market Update
Understanding Finance & Non-Financial Relationships to Better Manage Your Business

June 2008 – M&A Market Update
Six Questions to Ask Yourself About Customer Relationships Before Selling

April 2008 – M&A Market Update
Recurring Revenue Adds Value to Your Business