Backtesting—A Best Practice To Improving A Private Equity Fund’s Valuation Process

Running in Financial Advisor Magazine, Weaver’s Danielle Darley and Kaci Howell highlight ways that backtesting can improve the valuation process for private equity funds. 

  • Today’s market pressures require investment funds to reassess their valuation process often. Many fund managers are implementing a process of “backtesting,” also known as a retrospective review, as a best practice to analyze the qualitative factors used in valuing an investment.  Backtesting is also instrumental in identifying the primary drivers between a fund’s valuation of an investment and the resulting sale price.

Read Danielle and Kaci’s full article on Financial Advisor Magazine

 

Kaci Howell

Kaci Howell

Managing Director, Valuation Services

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Kaci Howell, CPA, ABV, CVA, has 13 years of experience providing valuation services to both public and private clients in a…

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