Valuing Digital Assets: Cryptocurrencies – Do They Fit in the Fair Value Accounting Model Required of Investment Companies?

Listen to an informative and interactive webcast where Duff & Phelps Alternative Asset Advisory experts discuss the practical aspects and potential land mines when valuing digital assets in accordance with ASC Topics 820 and 946 for investment companies. We will share insights on how alternative investment investors can navigate the valuation challenges of valuing digital assets on a fair value basis for financial purposes.

Duration: 1 hour

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Discussion Topics include:

  • Digital assets – what are they and how do fair value accounting standards apply?
  • Valuing digital assets – what methods should be applied for financial reporting purposes and is there a best practice?
  • Are exchange prices reliable for estimating fair value?
  • How do ownership and custody questions impact valuation?


  • David Larsen, Managing Director, Duff & Phelps
  • Steven Nebb, Managing Director, Duff & Phelps
  • John Ward, Managing Director, Duff & Phelps
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