Fair Value Measurements for Business Combinations and Impairment Testing

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About Duff & Phelps, LLC

As a leading global financial advisory and investment banking firm, Duff & Phelps leverages analytical skills, market expertise and independence to help clients make sound decisions. The firm advises clients in the areas of valuation, M&A and transactions, restructuring, alternative assets, disputes and taxation – with more than 1,000 employees serving clients from offices in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit www.duffandphelps.com.


Investment banking services in the United States are provided by Duff & Phelps Securities, LLC; Pagemill Partners; and GCP Securities, LLC. Member FINRA/SIPC. Transaction opinions are provided by Duff & Phelps, LLC. M&A advisory and capital raising services in the United Kingdom and Germany are provided by Duff & Phelps Securities Ltd., which is authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

About FTI Consulting

FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance enterprise value in an increasingly complex legal, regulatory and economic environment. With more than 3,800 employees located in 24 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges in areas such as investigations, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory issues, reputation management, strategic communications and restructuring. More information can be found at www.fticonsulting.com.

About The Brenner Group

With 25 years of experience, The Brenner Group is one of the technology community’s leading specialized finance and accounting services firms. Their core offerings include interim financial management, restructuring services, business valuations, and financial advisory. Since 1987 more than 2,000 companies have trusted The Brenner Group with their finance and accounting needs. They’re the leading provider of interim and outsourced financial management for venture capital portfolio companies. The firm has a senior staff of experienced interim CFOs and interim Controllers. Their team can also provide outsourced accounting and finance for the venture capital and private equity firms themselves. The Brenner Group is a premier advisor to financially distressed companies that need restructuring assistance. Their professionals are experts in guiding companies through bankruptcies, liquidations, and wind downs, asset sales of IP or technology assets. The Brenner Group is one of the primary business valuation firms supporting compliance with the IRC 409A, FAS 123R / ASC 718, FAS 141R / ASC 805, and FAS 142 / ASC 350 as well as valuation issues involving litigation and gifts and donations of securities. As well as financial advisory services including financing and merger and acquisition.

About Valuation Research Corporation

Valuation Research Corporation (VRC) is an independent firm that has been providing valuations to the U.S. and international business communities for more than 38 years. VRC’s services include financial opinions with respect to valuation, solvency, capital adequacy and fairness in connection with mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, financings, and financial and tax reporting matters. VRC’s clients range from Fortune 500 companies to privately-held organizations. Its client base is derived from companies in a broad range of industries. In addition, VRC has long-standing relationships with commercial lenders, investment banking firms, private equity firms, law firms and accounting firms nationwide. VRC has locations in Boston, Chicago, Cincinnati, Milwaukee, New York, Pittsburgh, Princeton, San Francisco, and Tampa; as well as international affiliates in Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Mexico, Spain, and the United Kingdom

About Stout Risius Ross, Inc.

Stout Risius Ross, Inc. (SRR) is a global financial advisory firm specializing in Investment Banking, Valuation & Financial Opinions, and Dispute Advisory & Forensic Services. SRR serves a range of clients from Fortune 500 corporations to privately held companies in numerous industries around the world – from Argentina to Vietnam. SRR’s clients and their advisors rely on the firm’s premier expertise, deep industry knowledge, and unparalleled responsiveness on complex financial matters. The firm has offices in Atlanta, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, and Washington, D.C. For more information, visit www.SRR.com.

About GHP Horwath, P.C.

As a member firm of Crowe Horwath International, GHP Horwath P.C.’s experienced professionals provide a wide range of services to both private and public companies nationwide and globally, including audit and accounting; personal, corporate, and estate tax planning and compliance; litigation support; business valuation; and personal financial planning, such as investment advising, retirement and estate planning, asset allocation and insurance consulting.


Crowe Horwath’s global network of more than 150 independent accounting and management consulting firms operate from 671 offices around the world. By aligning with Crowe Horwath International, the GHP Horwath staff maintains access to international resources and is able to provide pertinent information to clients who are seeking to expand into new markets or are coping with unfamiliar issues affected by local laws and customs.