[05-30-24] BV542 Midyear Economic and Cost of Capital Update - Where Are We Now?

February 20, 2024

Gain Frontline Insights on the Current Economic Landscape.

This is the perfect opportunity for valuation professionals, financial analysts, and investment strategists to stay ahead in the dynamic landscape of economic and financial market conditions. Learn More


As we navigate the aftermath of one of the fastest rate hiking cycles in history, it's crucial to understand the implications on valuations and cost of capital assumptions. The U.S. Federal Reserve's move to normalize short-term policy rates adds complexity and expectations of long-term rates returning to pre-Covid levels may be challenged. Join our expert presenters, Carla Nunes and Jim Harrington, as they delve into these pressing issues, providing updated data to help you navigate the current economic landscape.

Unlock insights into:

  • The impact of rate hikes on valuations
  • The trajectory of long-term rates post-Covid
  • Navigating higher discount rates
  • Potential implications for economic growth

Gain not just knowledge, but practical strategies to navigate these challenges and position yourself for success in the second half of 2024.

May 30, 2024 | Virtual

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

$199 Members / $299 Non-members

2.4 ASA CE/CPE Instructional Hours
NASBA Knowledge Type: Specialized Knowledge

Prerequisites: None
Required Pre-Course Work: None
Program Level: Fundamental

If you are a designated member of ASA, CE credit will automatically be entered into your record after you participate in the live webinar. Certificate of completion access is immediate once all required components are completed.



Carla S. Nunes, Managing Director | Kroll

Carla S. Nunes, CFA, ABV, is a Managing Director in the Office of Professional Practice of Kroll. In addition, Carla is the Global Leader of Kroll’s Valuation Digital Solutions group, which produces cost of capital thought leadership content and data housed in the Cost of Capital Navigator. She has over 25 years of experience in valuation, financial reporting and tax, conducting numerous business and asset valuations for a variety of purposes including purchase price allocations, goodwill and asset impairments, mergers & acquisitions, tax restructuring, debt analysis, and gift and estate tax planning. Carla also has extensive experience working with multinational companies, having addressed complex tax, international cost of capital, and foreign exchange issues. Carla is a contributing author to “Cost of Capital: Applications and Examples,” 5th edition, by Shannon Pratt and Roger Grabowski. She is a co-author of the “Valuation Handbook” series and co-creator of the Kroll Cost of Capital Navigator. She recently co-authored Kroll’s ESG and Global Investor Returns Study and was a contributing author to The Appraisal Foundation’s “The Art of Valuation. Carla is a member of the Education Committee at the iiBV, and just completed her two-year term as Practitioner Director in the Board of FMA International.

James P. Harrington, Director | Kroll

James P. Harrington is a Director in Kroll’s Valuation Digital Solutions group, which produces the content and data housed in the Cost of Capital Navigator. James provides technical support on client engagements involving cost of capital matters. Previously, James was director of valuation research in Morningstar’s Financial Communications Business. James is co-author of the “Valuation Handbook” series with colleagues Carla Nunes and Roger Grabowski. James is co-author of the Stocks, Bonds, Bills, and Inflation® Summary Edition with Roger Ibbotson (Professor in the Practice Emeritus of Finance at Yale School of Management). James is a contributing author to Cost of Capital: Applications and Examples, 5th edition, by Shannon P. Pratt and Roger J. Grabowski. James is a contributing author to Shannon Pratt’s Valuing a Business – The Analysis and Appraisal of Closely Held Companies, Sixth ed. Jim has recently co-authored Kroll’s ESG and Global Investor Returns Study.

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