Valuation Insights – First Quarter 2020

Valuation Insights – First Quarter 2020

Executive Summary

In this edition of Valuation Insights, we highlight the new current expected credit loss (CECL) standard, effective January 1, 2020, and how this model significantly impacts the manner in which both financial and non-financial institutions estimate credit loss allowances.

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In our Technical Notes section, we showcase the Duff & Phelps Cost of Capital Navigator International Module, a powerful addition to the Cost of Capital Navigator that provides valuation analysts with cost of capital inputs globally and guides users on accurately quantifying country risks.

In our International in Focus article, we take a look at the diverse perspectives on the value of Intellectual Property (IP) and its importance in driving global business objectives, particularly for young startups and small – medium enterprises (SMEs) who are developing prototypes and beginning to scale.

Finally, our Spotlight article takes a closer look at the Duff & Phelps Millennials and Auto Trends Report, a timely study that surveyed over 2,000 millennials to reveal if they will buy fewer cars than prior generations.

In every issue of Valuation Insights, you will find industry market multiples that are useful for benchmark valuation purposes. We hope that you will find this and future issues of this newsletter informative.