Q1 2021 Economic Indicators

High-level visual summaries of leading economic and financial indicators in major economic markets.

Q4 2020 Economic Indicators

High-level visual summaries of leading economic and financial indicators in major economic markets.

Q3 2020 Economic Indicators

Quick-hit visual summaries of the leading economic and financial indicators in major economic markets.

Bulls vs. Bears vs. COVID-19: How do Control Premiums Change?

In light of the current market downturn, can we anticipate the impact on control premiums? VRC analyzed the data.

Intellectual Property Funds Pensions

With a UK-defined-benefit structure heavily in deficit, VRG’s client was under pressure to address its current funding gap.

Solving Acquisition Challenges for Group Danone and Kraft

In support of its $7.8 billion acquisition of Groupe Danone’s global biscuit business, Kraft Heinz required a valuation for financial and tax reporting purposes.

Comprehensive Tax Reform in Argentina

Under RARTP, the tax value of assets is determined by applying a “revaluation factor” to the tax value originally determined in each year or period of the asset’s acquisition or construction.

Valuation Issues in Australia

Australian financial reporting is based on IFRS. The Australian Accounting Standards Board (AASB) has issued AASB standards mirroring IVS with a few very minor changes.

IASB Issues Business Combinations Statement

Perhaps the most significant difference in approach relates to the way in which contingent liabilities assumed in a business combination are reported.