Everything You Wanted to Know About Purchase Price Allocation

The following interview was conducted with Redwood Valuation’s Tim Iversen, Director (ASA). Tim has nearly 20 years of experience in business valuation during which time he has completed over 700 valuations for both public and private companies. What is a purchase price allocation? It is the process of assigning a fair value to all the … Continued

A Fund’s Guide to ASC 820 Portfolio Valuations

  The teams that manage the finance function of an investment fund have a lot on their plate. And that is especially true around the quarter- and year-end stretch. It is enough of a challenge to monitor and communicate with portfolio companies, to prepare for partner meetings, and to properly close-out the books. Adding the … Continued

WeWork Was Never “Valued” at $47 Billion

  The unraveling of the coworking company WeWork’s initial public offering (IPO) has been well-covered in the media and blogosphere. Various outlets dissected WeWork’s initial registration statement (S-1) back in August. Then the drama began: Slowly at first, then seemingly all at once. One element of the story, however, has been poorly covered by the … Continued