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

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


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?