Ray Rath of Globalview Advisors presented to BDO USA LLP’s senior assurance professionals at BDO’s San Francisco office on AICPA Private Equity/Venture Capital Accounting and Valuation.” The presentation provided an in-depth examination of developments impacting preparers, auditors and valuation specialists developing fair value estimates for PE and VC fund investments in portfolio companies. Ray Rath provided an update on the developments of The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) Task Force that is working on portfolio company valuation guidance. The presentation was followed by a dinner discussion with BDO professionals as well as several of their PE/VC clients.

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