Wed, Dec 11, 2019

David Larsen’s Article on Private Investments Valuations Featured in Bloomberg Tax

David Larsen, Managing Director in the Duff & Phelps Alternative Asset Advisory practice, in his recent article for Bloomberg Tax explained the importance of private valuations and transparency in the process. David mentioned that the idea that private valuations are pointless is far from reality–and dangerous to the investment process.

Referring to the ways of improving private investment valuations he wrote that transparency is essential to the continued viability of the markets in general, and to private markets in particular. Investors, especially private investors, need timely and accurate valuation information to effectively manage their portfolios and monitor individual company progress. Rather than rejecting the entire notion of valuing private investments, improvements should be made as the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) indicates.

Read the article here.

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