News

Jim Rebello Quoted in the WSJ Regarding 2017 Energy M&A Outlook
Jim Rebello commented in the Wall Street Journal's article "OPEC Cut Could Give Lifeline to U.S. Shale Producers." Overall, volatility in the energy markets is expected through the first half of next year.

Duff & Phelps Publishes Eighth Annual U.S. Goodwill Impairment Study
U.S. publicly-traded companies recorded $57 billion in goodwill impairment in 2015 – more than double the impairment recorded during the prior year.

The Votes Are In: What Happens Now?
Robert Peters discusses gift card incentives this holiday season and highlights important issues for merchants to be mindful of when rolling out or revamping existing incentives programs.

Insights

Building Products and Materials Industry Insights - Q3 2016
M&A activity in the building products and materials sector was strong in 1H 2016, particularly in the second quarter with 59 completed transactions involving target companies headquartered in the U.S. or Canada.

Valuation Insights, Fourth Quarter 2016
In this edition of Valuation Insights we discuss several hot topics related to intellectual property, including a framework for evaluating whether to develop IP in-house or purchase through an acquisition (Build vs. Buy Decision).

Webcast Replay: Proposed New York State Cyber Regulations for Financial Services Companies
Duff & Phelps and Dentons recently hosted a webcast on the proposed New York State Cybersecurity Regulations for Financial Services Companies, which included a discussion of the background, impact and compliance with the regulations.