Australia: Discount Rate Update

Sydney (18 February 2021)

Valuation Research Group (VRG), a leading global provider of independent valuation, advisory, and value-related services is pleased to announce that our Australia-based member firm, Leadenhall, has just released a Discount Rate Update.

With the uncertainty created by COVID-19 continuing to impact businesses and markets, the selection of a reasonable discount rate remains a key consideration, whether for the purpose of financial reporting or for broader valuation requirements.

The latest update includes a summary of changes in market discount rates since June 2020, which you can use to reduce the subjectivity inherent in your valuations and impairment testing.