Wed, Apr 29, 2020

Rishi Aswani Discusses Portfolio Valuations in a Volatile Business Environment

Rishi Aswani, Managing Director in the Duff & Phelps Alternative Asset Advisory practice, was recently featured in VCCiRCLE discussing the need for modifications to PE firms’ portfolio valuation exercises, due to disruption in business activities amidst COVID-19. Valuations of VC investments face questions such as how much, if any, reliance to put on past rounds of financing even if closed just before the pandemic. Rishi commented, “I would start by evaluating the liquidity position to absorb shocks, cash runway and mitigating actions, as this is not the time to take a stress test lightly.”.

Read the article here.

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