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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.

Few things stir up the business world quite like a hostile takeover, and 2014 was a good year for the peanut gallery. As confidence ballooned in light of strengthening economies, hostile takeovers rose to a 14-year high last June with 25...
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 Double Double Dilemma for Tim Hortons

When news broke of the Tim Hortons/Burger King merger, many investors cheered. But my immediate thought was somewhat lackluster. I didn't see the non-financial synergy. Instead, I saw huge potential issues for Tim Hortons (soon to be minority) shareholders.

With 185 IPOs already announced, 2014 in on track to become another record-breaking year. Here's a look back at some of the biggest IPOs of 2014, and what's still to come!

Successful dealmakers are used to trusting their gut instincts. So when someone challenges their ideas, tempers are bound to run high. We revisit 3 of the best publicized deal making feuds.
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Master limited partnerships are popular in the oil & gas industry. But Kinder Morgan's move away from the MLP structure, coupled with closer scrutiny by the US government, calls into question their future.

Lululemon and American Apparel serve as a painful reminder to boards that the corporate experience and influence of a founder can be a dual-edged sword if not handled properly.

From an early age, Warren Buffett was destined for success. However, it didn't come without a few hard lessons. Firmex brings together a collection of Warren Buffett's greatest hits & misses.

M&A activity in the mining industry has been muted so far this year, especially in North America. But with valuations so low and good projects to be acquired, does anyone have the guts to buy them?