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Valuation Workbook: Step-by-Step Exercises and Tests to Help You Master Valuation, 5th Edition

ISBN: 978-1-118-07819-8
268 pages
March 2011
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The ideal companion to Valuation, Fifth Edition

If you want to get more out of Valuation, Fifth Edition, then pick up the Valuation Workbook. This comprehensive study guide provides you with an invaluable opportunity to explore your understanding of the strategies and techniques covered in the main text, before putting it to work in real-world situations.

Along with a complete answer key, this workbook also covers such essentials as value creation, value metrics, M&A and joint ventures, and valuation frameworks. Brief summary chapters also help to reinforce major points.

  • Walks you through Valuation, Fifth Edition, providing chapter-by-chapter coverage of the core text
  • Offers complete coverage of analyzing historical information, estimating the cost of capital and continuing value, forecasting performance, and calculating results
  • Tests your comprehension of the ideas presented throughout, with multiple-choice questions and problems

Valuation Workbook is filled with a wealth of practical learning exercises and information that will help you understand and apply the proven principles found in Valuation, Fifth Edition.

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About the Authors.

Introduction.

Part One Questions.

1 WhyValueValue?

2 Fundamental Principles of Value Creation.

3 The Expectations Treadmill.

4 Return on Invested Capital.

5 Growth.

6 Frameworks for Valuation.

7 Reorganizing the Financial Statements.

8 Analyzing Performance and Competitive Position.

9 Forecasting Performance.

10 Estimating Continuing Value.

11 Estimating the Cost of Capital.

12 Moving from Enterprise Value to Value per Share.

13 Calculating and Interpreting Results.

14 Using Multiples to Triangulate Results.

15 Market Value Tracks Return on Invested Capital and Growth.

16 Markets Value Substance, Not Form.

17 Emotions and Mispricing in the Market.

18 Investors and Managers in Efficient Markets.

19 Corporate Portfolio Strategy.

20 Performance Management.

21 Mergers and Acquisitions.

22 Creating Value through Divestitures.

23 Capital Structure.

24 Investor Communications.

25 Taxes.

26 Nonoperating Expenses, One-Time Charges, Reserves, and Provisions.

27 Leases, Pensions, and Other Obligations.

28 Capitalized Expenses.

29 Inflation.

30 Foreign Currency.

31 Case Study: Heineken.

32 Valuing Flexibility.

33 Valuation in Emerging Markets.

34 Valuing High-Growth Companies.

35 Valuing Cyclical Companies.

36 Valuing Banks.

Part Two Answers.

1 WhyValueValue?

2 Fundamental Principles of Value Creation.

3 The Expectations Treadmill.

4 Return on Invested Capital.

5 Growth.

6 Frameworks for Valuation.

7 Reorganizing the Financial Statements.

8 Analyzing Performance and Competitive Position.

9 Forecasting Performance.

10 Estimating Continuing Value.

11 Estimating the Cost of Capital.

12 Moving from Enterprise Value to Value per Share.

13 Calculating and Interpreting Results.

14 Using Multiples to Triangulate Results.

15 Market Value Tracks Return on Invested Capital and Growth.

16 Markets Value Substance, Not Form.

17 Emotions and Mispricing in the Market.

18 Investors and Managers in Efficient Markets.

19 Corporate Portfolio Strategy.

20 Performance Management.

21 Mergers and Acquisitions.

22 Creating Value through Divestitures.

23 Capital Structure.

24 Investor Communications.

25 Taxes.

26 Nonoperating Expenses, One-Time Charges, Reserves, and Provisions.

27 Leases, Pensions, and Other Obligations.

28 Capitalized Expenses.

29 Inflation.

30 Foreign Currency.

31 Case Study: Heineken.

32 Valuing Flexibility.

33 Valuation in Emerging Markets.

34 Valuing High-Growth Companies.

35 Valuing Cyclical Companies.

36 Valuing Banks.

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McKinsey & Company is a management consulting firm that helps leading corporations and organizations make distinctive, lasting, and substantial improvements in their performance. Over the past seven decades, the firm's primary objective has remained constant: to serve as an organization's most trusted external advisor on critical issues facing senior management.

Tim Koller is a partner in McKinsey's New York office. Tim has served clients in North America and Europe on corporate strategy and issues concerning capital markets, M&A transactions, and value-based management. He leads the firm's research activities in valuation and capital markets issues. He received his MBA from the University of Chicago.

Marc Goedhart is an associate principal in McKinsey's Amsterdam office. Marc has served clients across Europe on portfolio restructuring, issues concerning capital markets, and M&A transactions. He received a PhD in finance from Erasmus University Rotterdam.

David Wessels is an adjunct professor of finance and director of executive education at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Named by BusinessWeek as one of America's top business school instructors, he teaches corporate valuation at the MBA and Executive MBA levels. David received his PhD from the University of California at Los Angeles.

Erik Benrud is a clinical full professor of finance and the CFA Review Coordinator and Advisor at Drexel University. His research has appeared in many peer-reviewed journals, and he has won teaching and research awards from Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)-accredited universities. He consults and has delivered seminars on finance around the world. Erik received his PhD from the University of Virginia where he also taught finance.

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