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5 tips to recognize revenue and why valuations are unaffected by new rules

Private equity valuations shouldn't feel a major impact from the new revenue recognition rules, writes PJ Patel, senior managing director and co-CEO of Valuation Research Corp. But valuation professionals should pay attention to certain accounting standards that are on the horizon.

What will valuations look like in 2019?

Tax reform, the public market, outsourcing and the regulator are all factors that private funds managers will have to consider when it comes to their calculations.

Citing accounting inconsistency, IPEV removes pricing calculation for fair value

The valuation trade group removed a technique that was in previous guidelines because members of the industry weren’t applying it properly.

Key trends of 2018: Is it time to convert to C-corp?

One of the biggest talking points of the year was whether to join KKR in switching to C-corp status.

Key trends 2018: Trump’s tax ‘gift to the industry’

The long-awaited US tax reforms were well-received by the private equity industry.

Stories of the year: Q2

President Trump’s tax changes were starting to have an impact in the second quarter.

Stories of the year: Q1

Personnel issues dominated the first quarter amid a survey showing that private equity firms were willing to pay a premium for top talent.

Sweden’s tax clampdown on carry sparks fund backlash

Swedish funds are considering their future in the country after the nation's top court affirmed that carry should be taxed as income, not capital.

Riverside’s management CFO envisions a back-office revolution

Jason Murphy dreams of a ‘daily close’ for the firm’s books, helped by AI.

IRS sets guidance on 20% qualified income deduction

The agency has called for comments on the proposals – which may allow fund partners to claim a tax cut on some of their income – by October.

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