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DCF Valuation

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  • Description
  • Learn to follow best practices in generating a forecast model and Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) valuation of a business using ‘fundamental valuation’ techniques. DCF can be used on a wide variety of business and is used by equity research and institutional investors as well as parties valuing entire businesses such as corporate or ‘strategic’ buyers/ sellers, Private Equity (PE) funds and financial sponsors and advisory firms.

    3.5 hours of video content.

    Estimated 7 hours to complete.

  • Learning objectives
    • Forecast free cash flow to the enterprise
    • Estimate an appropriate Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC) for the business you are valuing
    • De-lever comparable companies betas and re-lever to the target capital structure of the business being valued
    • Estimate a reasonable Terminal Value (TV) using either a multiple, or a perpetual growth assumption
    • Discount free cash flows and TV to valuation date, incorporating the mid-year adjustment
    • Translate the resulting EV to an equity value
    • Sensitize you results in an Excel data-table
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  • Complete topics step by step or jump to any of the below at any time.

    • Deriving share price
    • Free cash flows
    • Weighted average cost of capital
      • Cost of debt
      • Cost of Equity
      • De-levering and re-levering WACC
    • Terminal value
    • Discounting & the mid-year convention
    • EV to implied shared price
    • Checking the analysis
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    • Pre-requisites

      This course is open to all. To maximize the benefit of this course we recommend an understanding of Microsoft Excel.

    • Technical Requirements

      You will need an Internet connected device to access the videos and download supporting resources. Supporting resources can be used offline, which require Microsoft Excel 2003 or later and a PDF reader.

    • Comprehensive Resources

      Bite-size trainer led HD videos detailing step by step techniques and best practices. Download the slides and files as used in the videos, which can be completed while watching or saved for later. Open forum for quick problem solving.

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    You will have access for 12 months from date of purchase

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