Valuation using Comparable Transactions Method

14 November. 2018 Tags: , , , , No Comments

This week’s spotlight takes one of the most practical and straightforward alternative valuation methods to the known method of discount free cash flows. It’s called the comparable transactions method. Meanwhile, the discount free cash flow method analyzes and projects future results to determine value, the valuation method based on comparable transactions consist of analyzing the […]

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Why is a company valuation important?

Why is a Company Valuation Important?

5 September. 2018 Tags: No Comments

It is time to materialize all the work you have done for an entire lifetime. How can you prove that is the right moment? The most important instrument to figure out this doubt is the company valuation. Before explaining the reason why the valuation of a company is necessary inside a M&A process, it is […]

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Valuing Companies in Emerging Markets

Valuing Companies in Emerging Markets

26 July. 2018 Tags: , , , No Comments

In our financially interconnected world where there are few restrictions on where M&A deals can be carried out, one major practical transaction challenge that investors and companies face is the valuation of companies and assets in emerging markets. Emerging market valuation can be difficult due to several reasons, including: – the key revenue and cost […]

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Increasing the firm’s value in an M&A deal

Increasing the firm’s value in an M&A deal

23 May. 2018 Tags: , , No Comments

The primary objective for most sellers in an M&A transaction is to maximize price increasing the firm’s value. While many people assume that valuation in an M&A deal is driven either by the mechanical application of EBITDA multiple valuation techniques or simply by the party who has greater negotiating power, in fact the final sale […]

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The real value of your business

17 May. 2018 Tags: , , No Comments

Sometimes, when we indicate a company’s value range to the owner, he says to us: “for me it’s worth more”. The above sentence holds a very valid point: for a business’ founder, who has dedicated his life to it, the company is like a child and he generally has inflated expectations about its value. Because […]

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How to accurately calculate a company’s value

The Value of Nothing – How to accurately calculate a company’s value

19 January. 2018 Tags: No Comments

Words from one of Oscar Wilde’s plays, Lady Windemere’s Fan, have often come to mind during my 25 years in finance and business. Wilde writes about two 19th century upper-class Englishmen discussing the intrinsic nature of short-sightedness and cynicism: Mr. Cecil Graham asks, “What is a Cynic?” Lord Darlington replies, “A man who knows the […]

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