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22 April 2015
In the latest issue of Preferred Returns, the American Bar Association’s monthly private equity and venture capital committee newsletter, Jerry Schwartzman opines on key differences between a corporation and an LLC and the key issues one should consider when choosing one or the other for a new business entity.
25 February 2015
Considering a purchase or sale of a portfolio company? Have you considered the impact of different state taxes on EBITDA and, consequently, transaction value?
03 February 2015
Houlihan Lokey’s Industrials and Strategic Consulting teams present a webcast discussing timing considerations and execution of strategic initiatives for maximum impact on shareholder value in the industrials industry. The webcast and slides focus on practical issues including a mar
13 January 2015
Following the financial crisis of 2008, what does the non-performing loan (NPL) market look like? What are the key valuation methods, value drivers and market dynamics?
16 December 2014
Financial Advisory Services Managing Directors Tad Flynn, Kreg Jackson, and Terence Tchen recently co-authored a bylined article for Private Equity International on the dislocation created in private equity by the ‘Great Recession,’ the consequent emergence of orphan funds among financial sponsors, and the remedies available in the market for these funds.
02 December 2014
Houlihan Lokey’s Portfolio Valuation & Advisory Services team presents a four-minute informative and entertaining video about some of the new types of asset classes appearing in alternative asset portfolios, the valuation challenges these assets can present, and ways that Houlihan Lokey can draw on its broad valuation experience and transaction expertise to help value these assets.
23 October 2014
Houlihan Lokey has completed its 13th annual Purchase Price Allocation Study, reviewing public filings for 1,223 completed transactions in 2013 and summarizing the results for certain transactions.
10 September 2014
Houlihan Lokey is pleased to present the next edition in a series of quarterly newsletters published in partnership with Mergermarket. This quarter's newsletter is focused on the complex topic of portfolio valuation in the Asia-Pacific region.
26 August 2014
The SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (“OCIE”) has been transparent regarding the focus of presence examinations of the private equity industry that began in October 2012.
18 July 2014
Houlihan Lokey is pleased to share its new whitepaper Goodwill Impairment in the Face of Calls for Change in Fair Value Treatment. The paper discusses the changes in standards, guidance, and practices regarding fair value analyses under both International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).