Host by Refinitiv Date May 5, 2020 12:00 am

How to rise to fair valuations challenges in times of extreme market volatility

Summary:

Capital markets firms of all sizes continue to grapple with the challenge of developing fair valuations for the illiquid and hard-to-value securities they hold. 

While this scenario isn’t likely to be resolved anytime soon, there are specialist providers offering transparent and reliable pricing feeds that take a lot of the guess work out of the equation.

Discussion points:
  • What are capital markets firms’ current pain points in developing fair valuations for the securities they hold?
  • Are there specific user-cases within capital markets firms that have been impacted by fair value requirements/obligations?
  • What are the regulatory, business and operational implications firms need to consider when valuing illiquid instruments?
  • What key qualities are vital when it comes to pricing illiquid instruments?