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Discounted Cash Flow Valuation: Advantages & Pitfalls

Discounted Cash Flow Valuation estimates the intrinsic value of an asset or business based upon its fundamentals. Given its increasing significance in business valuations, let’s look at the key advantages and disadvantages with DCF Valuation.
2014 In Review: The Year Of Breakups

  2014 has been a record year for corporate spinoffs, with 46 such deals announced year to date through October in the U.S. Stalwarts such as Procter & Gamble, Hewlett-Packard (HP), eBay and Symantec have joined this trend to bring more value...

The title of this article might lead one to conclude that this piece is about public companies. While that is true to a large extent, activist shareholders & corporate governance is a topic that applies surprisingly well to private companies where the company stock is held by multiple shareholders.

Private equity has traditionally shied away from investing in the mining sector, due to a lack of expertise and aversion to volatility, however recent bargains have proven too attractive to resist.

We often highlight articles that would be interesting and relevant to the Firmex community. In this article from Business Excellence, Partner and Global Head of Metals and Mining at KPMG, Rama Ayman, shares some of his personal insights into the M&A market for mining, and five...

On March 5th, the PDAC convention in Toronto hosted a session on Financing in a Volatile Market, chaired by Daryl Hodges, President of Jennings Capital, and Marc Mills, VP of Investment Banking for National Bank Financial. Here are three lessons that...

Our March M&A highlights report provide lots of multiples (and more) for the dozen plus sectors that we cover. Hopefully, some of these statistics will be relevant to you. But, before diving into the some context may be helpful. In our world, value...

While the M&A market continues to recover, business owners are utilizing Employee Stock Ownership Plans (“ESOPs”) to satisfy the need to convert some of their illiquid privately held company stock into cash and other liquid investments.  The ESOP is attractive due...