Private Equity and Venture Capital Valuation Update: Presentation at the 2023 ASA International Conference in New Orleans

On October 23, 2023, Antonella Puca, Partner at BlueVal, presented on “Private Equity and Venture Capital Update” at the 2013 ASA International Valuation Conference in New Orleans. Antonella reviewed current trends in private equity and venture c… Read More

Valuation of General Partner’s Carried Interest: Presentation at the CPA California Chapter

on May 6, 2023, Antonella Puca, Partner at BlueVal, and Ben Towne of Towne Advisory Services presented on the “Valuation of General Partner’s Carried Interest” at the CPA California Chapter in Marin County. Carried interest and asset manager bu… Read More

AICPA Podcast: Private Equity and Venture Capital Valuation Update

Antonella Puca, Partner at BlueVal, was featured in an AICPA podcast on “Private Equity and Venture Capital Valuation Update.” After years of strong performance, venture capital and private equity firms are dealing with higher inflation, ESG… Read More

BlueVal's Partners Publish "Early Stage Valuation: A Fair Value Perspective" — (Wiley Finance)

On June 1, 2020, Wiley published “Early Stage Valuation: A Fair Value Perspective.” The book, authored by Antonella Puca, provides accurate, up-to-date information on recent guidelines and new approaches for valuation assessments. Andreas Dal San… Read More

BlueVal participates in the AICPA Portfolio Valuation Forum

Antonella Puca, Partner at BlueVal, has been invited to be a member of the AICPA Portfolio Valuation Forum, a team of valuation professionals nominated by the AICPA to investigate and address challenges in Portfolio Valuation under the fair value sta… Read More

Publication: Accounting and Valuation Guide: Valuation of Portfolio Company Investments of VC and PE Funds

In December 2019, the AICPA published the “Valuation of Portfolio Company Investments of Venture Capital and Private Equity Funds and Other Investment Companies – Accounting and Valuation Guide”. The Guide, developed by the AICPA PE… Read More

Calibration and OPM Techniques in the Valuation of Early Stage Enterprises

How can Calibration with Option Pricing Models be applied to the valuation of equity interests in a portfolio company based on the latest round of financing? See our articles in the Business Valuation Update (BVR) on this topic. The article is based… Read More

Appraisal Foundation: Final Version of Guidance on the Valuation of Contingent Consideration has been released

In February 2019, the Appraisal Foundation has released the final version of the Valuation in Financial Reporting (VFR) Valuation Advisory #4 on the Valuation of Contingent Consideration. ASC 805 and IFRS 3R define contingent consideration as an obli… Read More

BlueVal participates in CFA Italy’s Guide to Alternative Investments

BlueVal is glad to announce the release of a Guide to Alternative Investments published by CFA Society Italy in collaboration with Advisor Private and Lazard Fund Managers, which includes our contribution with chapters on “Hedge Funds” an… Read More

IPEV Guidelines: Final Version of International Private Equity and Venture Capital Valuation Guidelines has been released

In December 2018, the International Private Equity and Venture Capital Valuation Guidelines Board (the “IPEV Board”) has released the final version of the International Private Equity and Venture Capital Valuation Guidelines. The Valuation Guidel… Read More