Valuation Research Group (VRG) has been honored as the U.S. Valuation Services Firm of the Year as part of the 2013 International Hedge Fund Awards. VRG is the only valuation firm recognized in this year’s worldwide awards. Acquisition International, a publication that serves the merger and acquisition and corporate finance communities globally, is the award sponsor. In a news release, Charlotte Abbott, Chief Coordinator of the International Hedge Fund Awards said, “Our Hedge Fund Award winners represent the best the industry has to offer.” The International Hedge Fund Awards 2013 (IHFA) celebrate excellence within the asset class, recognizing the people and firms who are successfully forming, managing and advising hedge funds. The awards are given solely on merit and are awarded to commend those most deserving for outstanding work within the hedge fund community. For a full list of the award winners, click here. “We’re pleased that our international valuation support for hedge funds has been recognized by Acquisitions International,” said Ray Weisner, managing director of VRC. “Our global team of over 750 experienced valuation professionals have extensive local market knowledge, financial and regulatory reporting experience, and in-country tax expertise.” VRG was also recently recognized as Valuation Firm of the Year at the International M&A Awards and Summit sponsored by International M&A Advisor in 2012. About VRGVRG is an international valuation practice that furnishes expert and independent opinions of value for solvency, fairness, business enterprises, intangible assets, capital stock, equity interests, real estate, and fixed assets. VRG has a global network of over 750 professionals and dozens of offices throughout continental Europe and the United Kingdom, Brazil, China, Mexico, Canada, Argentina, Australia, and the United States. The U.S. practice operates as Valuation Research Corporation (VRC).