Is a valuation an objective search for "true" value? Does a good valuation provide a precise estimate of value? The more quantitative a model, the better the valuation? Understanding the value of your company allows you to maximise its potential, increase returns, improve project selection, funding alternatives, compare competitors and decide on mergers and acquisitions.
This 2-day course provides real hands-on experience in today’s most widely used corporate valuation methods and uses. It looks at potential problems by going beyond the fundamentals of corporate valuation, while equipping you with the latest strategies to help you successfully tackle any valuation, however complex.
You will learn and discuss:
- The different corporate valuation techniques (Book based, market multiples and the DCF method)
- Qualitative factors affecting valuations
- The impact of the capital structure on valuation
- Decide which valuation techniques you can use to your maximum advantage
- Value companies for mergers, acquisitions, privatisation and new issues
- Quantify and deal with the risks associated with corporate valuation
- Fully understanding the critical importance of the cost of capital
- The implications of the terminal value.
A solid case studies is used throughout the course, developing your understanding step by step, enabling you to select the best methods of valuation upon completion.
This course is applicable to anybody who wishes to assess the value of an organisation either from the point of view of an investor or internally responsible for making decisions to divest, merge, demerge or acquire an organisation. Typical professions are Investment bankers, Fund managers, Equity analysts, Finance Consultants, Equity traders, Equity sales people, Corporate Finance Lawyers, Credit analysts, Strategists, Treasurers and Compliance officers.
What you will learn
You will learn to decide which valuation techniques you can use to your maximum advantage. Value companies for mergers, acquisitions, privatisation and new issues and quantify and deal with the risks associated with corporate valuation.
Besides the course materials provided on the day, all course resources are available online, including audio and video material from industry experts. A discussion forum is available allowing delegates to exchange ideas, reflect on learned issues or raise questions in between training dates.
Practice-based learning and critical engagement is a key theme through all our courses allowing delegates to acquire the needed skills and techniques to be applied as soon as they are learned and developed.